Rosen, Rounds Introduce Bipartisan Bill that Would Require Public Disclosure of Highly Toxic Chemicals at Military Installations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Mike Rounds (R-SD) announced the introduction of their Military PFAS Testing Disclosure Act. This bipartisan legislation would require the Secretary of Defense to publicly disclose the results of any testing for perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) – highly toxic chemicals – conducted on military installations. Earlier this year, Representative Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) introduced similar legislation in the U.S. House of...

Rosen Leads Comprehensive Care Caucus in Introduction of Bipartisan Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) John Barrasso (R-WY), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Deb Fischer (R-NE) – co-chairs and co-founders of the Senate Comprehensive Care Caucus – announced the introduction of the bipartisan Expanding Access to Palliative Care Act. Senators Rosen, Barrasso, and Baldwin also announced the introduction of their bipartisan Improving Access to Transfusion Care for Hospice Patients Act of 2021.

“As someone who stepped away from my career to care for...

Rosen, Cornyn, Eshoo Re-Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Improve Cybersecurity of Small Organizations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and John Cornyn (R-TX) announced the re-introduction of their Improving Cybersecurity of Small Organizations Act. This bipartisan, bicameral legislation would require the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) to establish cybersecurity guidance to help small businesses, nonprofits, and local governments implement protections against cybersecurity threats and risks. Identical legislation will be introduced in the U.S. House of...

Rosen, Bipartisan Senators’ Statement on Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Richard Burr (R-NC), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Chris Coons (D-DE), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), John Hickenlooper (D-CO), Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Angus King (I-ME), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Rob Portman (R-OH), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Jon Tester (D-MT), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Mark Warner (D-VA) released the...

Rosen Questions Commerce Department Nominee on Travel and Tourism Recovery Efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Grant Harris, Nominee to be Assistant Secretary for Industry and Analysis at the Department of Commerce, about his plan to help the travel and tourism industry recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. If confirmed, Harris would lead the unit of Commerce’s International Trade Administration that includes the National Travel and Tourism Office, the U.S. Travel...

Rosen Holds Call with Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) held a call with Yair Lapid, Foreign Minister and Alternate Prime Minister of Israel. During the call, Senator Rosen congratulated Minister Lapid on the formation of Israel’s new government and his appointment, and the two discussed efforts to strengthen the U.S.-Israel relationship and combat the rise of antisemitism worldwide.

 “As the third female Jewish Senator in U.S. history and the first former synagogue president to serve in the...

Rosen Asks DHS Secretary About Status of DACA Applications, Protections for Applicants in Wake of Court Ruling

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, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), about the current state of the DACA program in the wake of a federal judicial ruling that halted the program, the status of DACA applications submitted before the ruling, and protections for applicants. A transcript of the Senator’s exchange can be found...

Rosen, King Introduce Middle Mile Broadband Deployment Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Angus King (I-ME) announced the introduction of their Middle Mile Broadband Deployment Act. This legislation would help build needed broadband infrastructure to connect internet carriers to local networks and community institutions in order to increase broadband access to unserved and underserved communities.

“Too many communities in Nevada and across our nation lack adequate internet access,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m proud to...

Rosen Discusses Urgent Need for Protections for U.S. Critical Infrastructure, Building on Her Bipartisan Legislation

During Senate Commerce Hearing, Rosen Spoke with Transportation Officials About the Potential Applications of Her Cyber Sense Act to Protect U.S. Energy Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned David Pekoske, Administrator at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA); and Polly Trottenberg, Deputy Secretary at the Department of Transportation, about protecting our nation...

Rosen Announces Co-Sponsorship of RECOMPETE Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, announced her original co-sponsorship of the Rebuilding Economies and Creating Opportunities for More People Everywhere to Excel Act (RECOMPETE Act), bicameral legislation that would establish a new federal grant program at the Economic Development Agency (EDA) to empower persistently distressed communities to develop, implement, and carry out 10-year economic...