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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:

 

January 11, 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) congressional review act resolution, which would allow Congress to overturn the FCC’s decision to repeal net neutrality rules:

January 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) sent a letter urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reverse his decision ending an Obama-era policy that effectively allowed states to legalize and regulate marijuana.

January 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) became a co-sponsor of H.R. 975, the Respect State Marijuana Laws Act, a bipartisan bill that would prohibit federal prosecution of individuals for marijuana possession so long as they follow their state’s respective marijuana laws.

January 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement on news reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to rescind an Obama-era policy which effectively allowed states with legalized marijuana to continue cultivation, distribution, and consumption for both recreational and medicinal purposes:

December 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement in response to the Federal Communications Commission's decision to repeal rules protecting net neutrality:

November 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) joined 200 other Members of Congress in signing onto an amicus brief to the Supreme Court supporting a gay couple denied service by a bakery because of their status as same-sex partners. The brief was filed in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. V. Colorado Civil Rights Commission:

August 24, 2017 Press Release

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s plans to follow through on a ban of transgender Americans from military service:

July 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement that he will not allow transgender people to serve in the military: