Rosen to Attend State of the Union with Health Care Advocate, Three-time Cancer Survivor from Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) will attend the State of the Union with Tanya Flanagan, a constituent from North Las Vegas. Flanagan is a three-time cancer survivor who works for Clark County as a Public Information Administrator. As a Nevadan with a pre-existing condition, Flanagan would be at risk of being denied access to affordable health care if the protections of the Affordable Care Act were to be repealed or struck down in federal court.

“I'm honored to have...

Rosen Announces Subcommittee Assignments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her subcommittee assignments on the following committees: the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP); the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation; and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
 
“Each of my subcommittee assignments will give me the opportunity to fight for Nevadans’ best interests, including working to lower health care costs and protect...

Rosen Helps Introduce Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that she helped introduce the Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019. The bill would allocate an investment of $100 billion for school infrastructure projects, a $70 billion grant program, and a $30 billion tax credit bond program targeted to low-income schools with facilities that pose health and safety risks to students and staff. The bill would also expand access to high-speed broadband in public schools to provide reliable and...

Rosen Commemorates African American History Month

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement commemorating the start of African American History Month, which begins on Friday, February 1st:

“African American History Month gives us the opportunity to celebrate the many notable African Americans who have helped shape Nevada and our country. As we reflect on the remarkable accomplishments that African American leaders have made across all of our nation’s institutions, let’s also remember that the...

Rosen Signs onto Letter Opposing DeVos’ Changes to Title IX Rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. --Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and 35 Senate Democrats submitted a comment to Secretary DeVos urging her to rescind her proposed Title IX rule, listen to students and survivors of sexual assault, and draft a rule that truly addresses the epidemic of sexual assault in our K-12 schools and colleges and universities. Rosen has previously expressed opposition to the Department of Education’s proposal to weaken Title IX protections for sexual assault survivors.

“The...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Send Letter to DOE Secretary Demanding Answers into Sexual Assault Allegations at NNSA Site

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) sent a letter to Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry, urging the Department to launch an investigation into the alleged sexual assault, harassment, and retaliation that took place before, during, and after November 2017 at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), according to a January 25th article in the New York Times. According to the article, a guard at the site, named Jennifer Glover, was...

Rosen Calls for Gender Pay Parity, Co-Sponsors Paycheck Fairness Act

Rosen’s Announcement Comes on the 10 Year Anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would strengthen and close loopholes in the Equal Pay Act of 1963. The Paycheck Fairness Act would hold employers accountable for discriminatory practices, ending the practice of pay secrecy, easing workers’ ability to individually or jointly challenge pay discrimination,...

Rosen Pide Igualdad de Salarios de Género, Copatrocina la Ley de Justicia en el Cheque

El anuncio de Rosen llega en el 10º aniversario de la Ley de Lilly Ledbetter para los Salarios Justos

WASHINGTON, DC - Hoy, la Senadora Jacky Rosen (D-NV) anunció su copatrocinio de la Ley de Justicia en el Cheque, una legislación que fortalecerá y cerrará las lagunas en la Ley de Igualdad Salarial de 1963. La Ley de Justicia en el Cheque hará responsables a los empleadores por prácticas discriminatorias, pondrá fin a la práctica del pagos secretos, facilitará la capacidad de los trabajadores...

Rosen Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Require President to Create Special Envoy Position to Combat Anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that she helped introduce bipartisan legislation to upgrade the State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism to the rank of an ambassador and require its Presidential appointment and Senate confirmation.  The legislation was introduced by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). The purpose of this position would include monitoring and combating anti-Semitism globally. 

“Anti-Semitism...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Legislation to Safeguard Dreamer’s Private Information

Rosen Urges Eligible DACA Recipients to Renew Status in Light of Recent Court Ruling, Encourages Those Who Need Assistance with Paperwork to Contact Her Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Protect Dreamer Confidentiality Act of 2019 (S. 197), which would safeguard the private information — such as addresses and telephone numbers — of DACA applicants to ensure that they are not targeted for deportation. Specifically, S. 197...