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June 25, 2020

Cortez Masto, Rosen, Senators Demand Amtrak Protect Rural Jobs and Long Distance Service Amid Pandemic

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) joined U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) in a letter to Amtrak's President and CEO William Flynn expressing dismay at the recent announcement that the company might cut jobs and reduce service in rural areas amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In their letter, the senators demanded that the railroad commit to a timeline for resuming full, long distance passenger … Continue Reading


June 24, 2020

Cortez Masto, Senators Call For Proactive Efforts To Counter Voter Suppression Amid Covid-19 Safety Measures

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) and the Democrats on the Senate Rules Committee in calling for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the National Association of State Election Directors, and the National Association of Secretaries of State to work proactively to counter any attempts to suppress vulnerable and historically-disenfranchised voters during the COVID-19 crisis. "While precincts nationwide can and should … Continue Reading


June 24, 2020

Cortez Masto Statement on Senate Republican Police Reform Legislation

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) issued the following statement after she voted 'no' on proceeding to debate on the Senate Republican police reform legislation. "The tragic murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and so many other Black Americans are unconscionable and must be met with meaningful police reform. Right now, our country faces a critical moment for action on an issue that deserves the time and sensitive reflection of every member of … Continue Reading


June 23, 2020

Cortez Masto Emphasizes Importance of the Export-Import Bank’s Work to Finance Minority-Owned and Small Businesses Across Nevada

Washington, D.C. - During this week's Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Hearing, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) questioned the Honorable Kimberly A. Reed, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Export-Import Bank of the United States about the Bank's efforts to ensure minority-owned, veteran-owned and small businesses have access to the bank's resources. The Export-Import Bank has financed millions of dollars in Nevada exports and supports … Continue Reading


June 23, 2020

Cortez Masto, Rosen Call for $175 Billion Education Investment for the Upcoming School Year

Washington, D.C. - As health and education officials develop novel coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines, precautions, and restrictions for reopening schools this fall, U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) are urging Congress and the Trump Administration to act with the same sense of urgency and provide additional federal funding to help students safely return to the classroom and allow schools to continue distance learning as needed. In addition to Senators … Continue Reading


June 23, 2020

Cortez Masto, Casey Introduce Legislation to Push for Women’s Rights in International Trade

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) proposed legislation to strengthen and update Generalized System Preferences (GSP) standards on worker rights and ensure countries receiving GSP afford equal rights and protection under the law, regardless of gender. Around the world, women face disproportionate challenges in the workplace and barriers to entering the workforce. The Women's Economic Empowerment in Trade Act would ensure countries … Continue Reading


June 23, 2020

Cortez Masto, Rosen Call on Senate to Give Dreamers a Path to Citizenship

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) joined the entire Senate Democratic Caucus in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) calling on him to immediately take up the bipartisan House-passed American Dream and Promise Act, which will establish a path to citizenship for Dreamers and immigrants with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) or Deferred Enforced Departure (DED). In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 200,000 … Continue Reading


June 22, 2020

Cortez Masto Leads Push to Ensure Survivors of Domestic Violence Can Access Their Economic Impact Payment

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) led a letter joined by 35 Senate colleagues to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig urging them to take action to ensure that survivors of domestic violence can access their Economic Impact Payment. Domestic violence survivors face unique barriers that can keep them from being able to access their economy recovery rebates they are legally entitled to under the law. "The recovery rebate authorized … Continue Reading


June 22, 2020

Cortez Masto, Colleagues Demand Trump Administration Reverse Policies Targeting Asylum Seekers

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined a letter led by Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representative Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-Calif.) condemning the Trump Administration for its harmful policies that have dismantled the United States' asylum system and demanded the reversal of these harmful measures. The lawmakers listed nearly a dozen various Trump administration policies implemented over the past three years which have chipped away at the … Continue Reading


June 19, 2020

Cortez Masto Hosts Wildland Fire Briefing to Discuss Challenges of the 2020 Fire Season

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) hosted a video conference with local, state and federal officials - including local fire chiefs and officials from the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Nevada Division of Forestry and the Nevada Fire Chiefs Association - to discuss the State of Nevada's efforts to manage and respond to wildfires during the upcoming fire season. The Senator spoke about the importance of working together to prepare for the … Continue Reading


June 19, 2020

Cortez Masto Questions Official on Revitalizing Nevada’s Tourism and Hospitality Industry Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C. - During this week's Senate Finance Committee Hearing, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) questioned U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer about revitalizing the tourism and hospitality industry in Nevada that has been so hard hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. She also discussed the importance of Senator Bob Casey's (D-Pa.) and her efforts to craft legislation that would help protect and strengthen women's and worker's rights in the United States and around the … Continue Reading


June 19, 2020

Cortez Masto Observes Juneteenth 2020

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement commemorating Juneteenth. Senator Cortez Masto has cosponsored a resolution recognizing June 19th, 2020 as Juneteenth Independence Day in observance of June 19, 1865, the date on which news of the end of slavery reached the enslaved people in Galveston, Texas. "This year, as we mark Juneteenth, we are reminded that the promise of freedom and liberation for African-Americans remains elusive, and … Continue Reading


June 18, 2020

Cortez Masto Introduces Bill to Safeguard American Research

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today joined Senator Robert Portman (R-Ohio) in introducing the bipartisan Safeguarding American Innovation Act to strengthen the security and integrity of United States scientific and research enterprise. As foreign governments, including China, increase their attempts to obtain U.S. intellectual property, including through talent-recruitment programs, the legislation would expand the toolkit to respond to this threat. … Continue Reading


June 18, 2020

Cortez Masto Statement on SCOTUS Ruling in DACA Case

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled against the Trump Administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. You may also find her video reaction here. "DACA empowered undocumented youth to come out of the shadows and contribute to our communities in immeasurable ways - from serving in our military to being on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. Today's ruling … Continue Reading


June 17, 2020

Cortez Masto Introduces Legislation to Encourage Whistleblowers to Report Consumer Abuse & Fraud to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) introduced legislation to create a program for whistleblowers that would encourage reporting of consumer fraud and abuse to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The bill would allow the CFPB to award compensation to whistleblowers from the Civil … Continue Reading


June 17, 2020

Cortez Masto Celebrates Passage of Bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today celebrated the Senate passage of the Great American Outdoors Act to permanently and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and provide funding for deferred maintenance projects on public lands. The legislation funds the LWCF at the fully authorized annual amount of $900 million and makes $1.9 billion available each year for five years for deferred maintenance projects within the National Parks Service, the … Continue Reading


June 17, 2020

Cortez Masto Calls for Vote on Equality Act Following SCOTUS Ruling

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and 39 of their colleagues in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calling on him to bring the Equality Act to the Senate floor for a vote. "Although nearly two-thirds of LGBTQIA+ Americans report … Continue Reading


June 15, 2020

Cortez Masto, Rosen, Titus, Lee & Horsford Send Letter to Trump Against Resumption of Explosive Nuclear Testing in Nevada

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), and Nevada Representatives Dina Titus (D-Nev.-01), Susie Lee (D-Nev.-03) and Steven Horsford (D-Nev.-04) sent a letter to President Trump expressing opposition to efforts to resume explosive nuclear testing at the Nevada National Security Site. Senator Cortez Masto and the Nevada Democratic delegation have all engaged the administration, including the Administrator of the National Nuclear Security … Continue Reading


June 15, 2020

Cortez Masto Announces Findings of Study on Traumatic Brain Injury in Survivors of Domestic Violence

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) announced that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) completed and released a study she requested with Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) on the connection between intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury. "Traumatic brain injury can be dangerous and debilitating, and far too often-especially in survivors of domestic violence-it goes undiagnosed. This study is an important step forward in helping domestic violence … Continue Reading


June 15, 2020

Cortez Masto Applauds $50 Million in DOT Funding for Improvements to I-15 in Las Vegas

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) applauded $50 million in grant funding awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to upgrade the Interstate 15 (I-15) and Tropicana Avenue Interchange in Las Vegas, Nevada. This funding will be used to reconstruct the existing interchange in order to improve vehicle capacity and add carpool lanes. Senator Cortez Masto sent USDOT Secretary Elaine Chao a letter in … Continue Reading

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