During Hearing on Threats to America, Rosen Questions Homeland Security Secretary and FBI Director on Efforts to Counter Domestic Terrorism

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) evaluating the terrorism landscape 20 years after 9/11, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Alejandro Mayorkas and Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Christopher Wray about the implementation of the first-ever National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism, improving data collection on the...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Provide Tax Credit to Family Caregivers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), founder and co-chair of the Senate Comprehensive Care Caucus and a member of both the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and the Senate Special Committee on Aging, announced her co-sponsorship of the Credit for Caring Act. This bipartisan legislation would provide working family caregivers with a tax credit of up to $5,000 to assist with out-of-pocket expenses related to caregiving.

According to studies by...

Rosen Applauds News of Administration’s Plan to Ease Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated Foreign Travelers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, released the following statement applauding news that the Biden Administration will begin lifting travel restrictions in November for fully vaccinated foreign travelers seeking to fly to the U.S.

“The Biden Administration’s announcement that the United States will soon begin taking safe, practical steps to lift foreign travel restrictions with proof of vaccination...

Rosen Applauds Over $800,000 in Funds Awarded to UNLV to Expand STEM Education and Research

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation (NSF) for awarding $828,904 in funding to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. This funding will be used to purchase equipment to further research in the University’s Departments of Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Geoscience. 

“As a former computer programmer, I know from my own experience the many...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bill to Prevent Illness and Death Caused By Extreme Heat

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Preventing Health Emergencies and Temperature-related (HEAT) Illness and Deaths Act, which would strengthen and expand interagency efforts to address extreme heat, provide $100 million in financial assistance to communities for projects that would help reduce extreme heat exposure, and offer recommendations for federal action on heat-health related issues.

“Nevada has long experienced extreme heat, but...

Rosen, Kelly Send Letter Urging HHS to Implement COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Plan for Seniors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Mark Kelly (D-AZ), both members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, sent a letter to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services urging them to build and implement a comprehensive plan for seniors to receive COVID-19 vaccine booster shots as soon as recommended by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

“The CDC reports cite that over time, vaccinated adults over the age of 75 become more vulnerable to hospitalizations as...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Establish Task Force to Address Affordable Housing Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Task Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis Act (S.2190). This bipartisan legislation, which was recently reintroduced, would create a bipartisan task force to better understand and address the affordable housing crisis in America. The task force would evaluate and quantify the impact that a lack of affordable housing has on other areas of life and life outcomes, as well as on state and...

Following Rosen Legislation, Advocacy, Administration Includes Support for Nonprofit Prescription Drug Manufacturers in Plan to Reduce Drug Costs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and the Senate Special Committee on Aging, released the following statement applauding the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for including support for nonprofit prescription drug manufacturers – in line with Rosen’s Expanding Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices Act – as a provision in its plan to reduce prescription drug costs....

Rosen Announces Co-Sponsorship of Wildfire Smoke Emergency Declaration Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Wildfire Smoke Emergency Declaration Act, legislation that would allow the president of the United States to declare a “smoke emergency” when wildfire smoke creates hazardous air quality conditions.

“Last month, Nevada recorded the worst air quality index levels on record due to the toxic smoke caused by wildfires. This summer, we’ve seen Nevada schools closed, COVID vaccine clinics cancel appointments...

Rosen Applauds National Science Foundation for Providing Over $735,000 in Grant Funding to Nevada for Promotion of Diversity and Inclusion in Science

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation (NSF) for awarding grants totaling $735,679 to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and Nevada State College to support their efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in science education.

“To solve the pressing...