LAS VEGAS, NV – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) issued the following statement on the passing of Sheldon Adelson, founder, chairman and CEO of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation:

“I am saddened to hear of the passing of Sheldon Adelson,” said Senator Rosen. “Sheldon and Miriam’s efforts to combat addiction and substance abuse in the Silver State changed the lives of many. As Jewish leaders, we also shared a deep concern for the rise in anti-Semitism and joined efforts to help combat hate. My thoughts are with Dr. Miriam Adelson and Sheldon’s entire family during this difficult time..”

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