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August 8, 2018 Press Release

LAS VEGAS, NV -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) announced her co-sponsorship of the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act (H.R. 1841), bipartisan legislation that would direct the Department of Justice to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act as a Schedule 1 drug and move oversight and jurisdiction from the Drug Enforcement Agency to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

July 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) announced the submission of several amendments to H.R. 6147, the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of Fiscal Year 2019.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -  Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus vs. AFSCME.

June 15, 2018 Press Release

 

New bill would prevent federal intervention and allow legal marijuana businesses to obtain basic banking services
 

June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released a statement commemorating LGBTQ Pride Month, which occurs in June:

May 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) signed a discharge petition to force a vote in the House to restore net neutrality protections, after Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republicans refused for months to debate restoring the net neutrality rules that the Trump Administration’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) dismantled in December.

March 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s latest announcement to effectively ban transgender servicemembers from serving in the military:

February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement after signing on as an original co-sponsor of Rep. Mike Doyle’s (D-PA) resolution to the Congressional Review Act, which would allow Congress to overturn the FCC’s decision to repeal net neutrality rules:
 

February 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement commemorating African American History Month, which takes places in February:

January 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day: