Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce $500,000 Grant to RTC To Enhance Transit Operational Efficiency Affected by COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) has been awarded a grant totaling $500,000 from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to enhance operational efficiency and the mobility of transit users affected by the pandemic.

“As we work to address the pandemic, we must not forget the role that safe and reliable public transportation...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud Grant of $1.18 Million Awarded to City of West Wendover for Infrastructure Improvements to Support Business Development

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) for awarding the City of West Wendover a grant totaling $1,175,000. This grant will fund revitalization and infrastructure projects to support the city’s economic growth, expansion, and diversification.

“We applaud the EDA for awarding this grant that will support West Wendover in...

Rosen Transcript Following Hearing on Nomination of Pete Buttigeig to Lead DOT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Peter Buttigeig, President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as Secretary of the Department of Transportation (DOT) about the need to support aviation-centric business, restore confidence in traveler safety, and oppose the shipment of nuclear waste into Nevada. A transcript of the Senator’s full exchange can be found below, and a video of the Senator...

Rosen Statement Applauding Biden Administration’s Actions to Combat COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding actions taken by the Biden Administration to support the United States’ efforts in combating the COVID-19 pandemic:

“I am glad to see the Biden Administration’s swift and focused efforts to defeat COVID-19,” said Senator Rosen. “One year ago today, the first case of coronavirus was confirmed in the United States by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the 12 months since,...

Rosen Statement Applauding President Biden’s Day One Executive Actions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding President Joe Biden’s day one executive actions to improve the lives of Americans and help restore the soul of our nation.

“On day one, President Biden is already hard at work to enact an agenda that will help to improve the lives of Nevadans and help restore the soul of our nation,” Senator Rosen continued. “Actions like mandating masks for federal agencies and property and rejoining the World...

Rosen Statement Celebrating Inauguration of Joe Biden As President

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in celebration of the inauguration of Joseph Biden as the 46th President of the United States.

“Today marks an important step forward for our country,” said Senator Rosen. “I congratulate President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on their historic inauguration and I look forward to working alongside their Administration to pass legislation that improves the lives of all Nevadans. I know...

Rosen Transcript Following Hearing on Nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas to Lead DHS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Alejandro Mayorkas, President-elect Joseph Biden’s nominee to serve as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about protecting Dreamers and TPS recipients, the need for comprehensive immigration reform, and combating anti-Semitism and extremism. A transcript of the Senator’s full exchange can be found below, and a video...

Rosen Commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which falls on Monday, January 18, 2021:

“Today, we honor the incredible life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,” said Senator Rosen. “Dr. King devoted his life to fighting for equality, human rights, and justice. We have made progress as a nation, but we have hard work ahead of us to make Dr. King’s dream of a just and equal America a reality. Incidents...

Rosen’s Bipartisan Suicide Prevention Legislation is Now Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, released the following statement announcing that the Advancing Research to Prevent Suicide Act is now law. This bipartisan legislation will require the National Science Foundation (NSF) to award grants to institutes of higher education that support research on suicide treatment and prevention....

Rosen Attends Virtual Grand Opening of Hope Springs Housing Project

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) participated in the virtual grand opening of Hope Springs, a Northern Nevada HOPES housing project, the first bridge-housing community in northern Nevada. In addition to providing housing, Hope Springs will offer casework management, medical and behavioral health care, and many other wrap-around support services to Nevadans transitioning out of homelessness.

“Permanent and stable housing is necessary for building robust, thriving...