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October 4, 2018 Press Release

DOE’s Proposal to Redefine High-Level Nuclear Waste Could Allow More Shipments of Nuclear Waste to Nevada

September 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03), a member of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee (SST), applauded Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) for introducing the Senate companion of the

July 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement after receiving an "A" rating from the Outdoor Indus

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.

July 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) led a delegation letter with Rep. Dina Titus (NV-01) and Rep. Ruben Kihuen (NV-04) to press Republican Congressman John Shimkus (R-IL), who is leading a Congressional Delegation to tour the Yucca Mountain site on Saturday, July 14, to invite local scientific experts on his scheduled tour of the Yucca Mountain site.

June 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03), a member of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee (SST), announced that she is co-leading a bill introduced by Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) to extend the electric vehicle tax credit for 10 years. H.R. 6274 is also cosponsored in the House by Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA). Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) is expected to introduce companion legislation in the Senate.

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.