Amid Trump’s Ongoing Threats to Withhold USPS Funding, Rosen Urges USPS to Fix Delays and Avoid Cost Increases for Election Mail

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, following news of President Donald Trump’s continued threats to withhold funding for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), this time with the explicit intent to impact the upcoming election, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced she has joined Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Gary Peters (D-MI), Tom Carper (D-DE), and Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) in a letter to U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy demanding answers regarding recent changes to long-standing...

Rosen Statement on Diplomatic Relations Between Israel and the United Arab Emirates

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to news that Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to establish formal diplomatic relations between the countries.

“Today’s agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates is a historic milestone on the path to regional peace,” said Senator Rosen.  “It is my hope that this agreement paves the way for additional cooperation between Israel and other Arab states, which can only...

Rosen Announces Over $4 Million Grant to Washoe County To Replace Buses With Environmentally Conscious Diesel-Electric Buses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation and Committee, released the following statement announcing that Washoe County has been awarded a grant totaling $4,080,000 from the Federal Transit Administration to replace and rehabilitate old buses with new, hybrid diesel-electric buses.

“As we work to address the COVID-19 pandemic, we must not forget the role that pollution and climate change have on our health as well,” s...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Advanced Technological Manufacturing Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen, a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, announced her co-sponsorship of the bipartisan Advanced Technological Manufacturing Act. This legislation, introduced by Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA), would reauthorize and modernize the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program. The ATE program involves partnerships between industry and community colleges and...

Rosen Joins Colleagues in Letter Demanding Child Care Relief in Next COVID-19 Relief Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senators Tina Smith (D-MN) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), as well as 22 Senate colleagues, in a letter calling on Senate leadership to include their legislation to provide $50 billion for child care in the next coronavirus (COVID-19) relief package. The Child Care is Essential Act, co-sponsored by Senator Rosen, would stabilize the child care system, keep providers in business, and ensure parents are able to go back to work when it is safe...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Trio of Bills to Support Mental Health Needs of Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), announced her co-sponsorship of the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Act, the Mental Health Services for Students Act, and the Educational Notification and Disclosure of Actions risking Loss of Life (END ALL) Hazing Act, bills aimed to provide support and resources for mental health programs to assist our nation’s students.

“Too often – and especially...

Rosen Applauds $4.2 Million in Grant Funding Awarded to Support Nevada Higher Education COVID Response, Science, and TRIO Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, released the following statement applauding news that the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and colleges and universities across Nevada have received grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the National Science Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Commerce totaling $4,239,954. These grants will be used to fund NSHE’s COVID-19 response,...

During Homeland Security Hearing, Rosen Questions Acting DHS Secretary on Department’s Focus on Combating Peaceful Protesters Rather than Violent White Supremacists

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen questioned Chad Wolf, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, on DHS’s response to nationwide protests against racial injustice, while neglecting rising white supremacist violence.

“This week, we marked one year since the horrific terrorist attack in El Paso in which 23 Americans lost their lives after a white supremacist targeted the...

Rosen, Harris Lead Letter Calling on CBP to Fully Adhere to the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Protect Unaccompanied Children at the Southern Border

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), both members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), led 26 of their colleagues in a letter to Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Mark Morgan regarding CBP’s screening of unaccompanied children at the U.S. border. In their letter, the Senators ask Acting Commissioner Morgan to comply with the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act...

During Commerce Hearing, Rosen Questions FTC Commissioners on Actions Taken to Protect Immigrant Families from Notario Scams

Watch Senator Rosen’s full remarks here.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen questioned Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioners on actions the FTC is taking in order to protect immigrant families from fraudulent offers of immigration assistance, also known as notario scams.

“Nevada is home to thousands of immigrant families who make up the diverse fabric of our state and our nation,” said...