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May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement denouncing the passage of H.R. 3053, the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act.

April 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) introduced the Jobs, Not Waste Act. This legislation would prohibit the Secretary of Energy from taking any action relating to the licensing, planning, development, or construction of a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain until the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) submits a study to Congress on the economic viability and job-creating benefits of alternative uses of the Yucca Mountain site.

April 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) announced her introduction of the bipartisan Protecting American Solar Jobs Act (H.R. 5571) with Democratic Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Republican Reps. Mark Sanford (SC-01), Ralph Norman (SC-05) and Steve Knight (CA-25). This bill would repeal the Trump Administration’s misguided decision to impose duties and tariffs on imported solar panels.

March 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement applauding the news that funding for Yucca Mountain licensing was excluded in the Fiscal Year 2018 omnibus legislation.

January 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) responded to the news that the Trump Administration will impose a 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels, a move that threatens to handicap a $28 billion industry that relies on parts made abroad for 80 percent of its supply.

January 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement following today’s House Natural Resources Committee hearing on a bill that would effectively codify the Department of Interior's downsizing of Bears Ears National Monument, potentially opening up millions of acres of land and treasured cultural sites, archaeological resources, and wildlife areas to destructive development.

December 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement after Interior Secretary Zinke’s recommended downsizing Gold Butte National Monument in Nevada according to

December 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration's announcement that it will downsize both Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. The Administration’s decision will potentially open up millions of acres of land and treasured cultural sites, archaeological resources, and wildlife areas to destructive development.

November 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) voted for H.R. 3017, the Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act of 2017, which would reauthorize the Brownfields Program. This legislation would make improvements to the cleanup process aimed at helping communities remediate and redevelop contaminated property.

September 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement applauding the Environmental Protection Agency’s estimated $19.5 million grant to improve Nevada’s drinking water, wastewater infrastructure, and water pollution reduction programs: