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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:

 

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.