In The News

February 26, 2021

Cortez Masto, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Support State Medicaid Programs During an Economic Crisis

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Bob Casey (D-Pa.), and U.S. Representative Susie Lee (D-Nev.-03) introduced the Coronavirus Medicaid Response Act. This legislation would respond to the increased need for health care during the public health and economic crisis by creating a quicker and more responsive process for supporting state Medicaid programs. It would address fluctuating demand in states for Medicaid by automatically connecting the Medicaid Federal … Continue Reading


February 26, 2021

Cortez Masto Joins Efforts to Reduce Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccine Response

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today joined U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) in reintroducing the updated COVID-19 Health Disparities Action Act that would support targeted and culturally competent public awareness campaigns about COVID-19 vaccines and preventative measures such as masking and social distancing. These campaigns would specifically target communities disproportionately harmed by the COVID-19 pandemic, including racial … Continue Reading


February 26, 2021

Cortez Masto Cosponsors Civil Rights Bill to Protect LGBTQ Americans

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) in cosponsoring the Equality Act, comprehensive civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination against members of the LGBTQ+ community in the areas of employment, education, credit, jury service, federal funding, housing, and public accommodations. "LGBTQ+ Americans have fiercely fought for social and political equality for decades but continue to face discrimination in a host of … Continue Reading


February 25, 2021

Cortez Masto Leads House and Senate Colleagues in Bipartisan Bill to Support Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Industries

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) along with U.S. House of Representatives Steven Horsford (D-Nev.-04), Darin LaHood (R-Ill.-04), and Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.-20) today unveiled the Hospitality and Commerce Job Recovery Act of 2021, legislation that would provide comprehensive relief and recovery measures for the convention, trade show, entertainment, travel and hospitality industries and their workers. It would stimulate the economy by … Continue Reading


February 25, 2021

Cortez Masto Outlines Aggressive Legislative Strategy to Promote Cleaner Transportation, Fight Climate Change

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today introduced a comprehensive package of bills designed to promote the use of cleaner transportation and improve the health and safety of Nevada communities. The bills, which are part of the Senator's Innovation State Initiative, would require a national commission and strategy to promote electric vehicle adoption, ensure all communities have access to clean transportation technology, encourage construction of clean fueling … Continue Reading


February 25, 2021

Cortez Masto Votes to Confirm Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm as Secretary of Energy

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) voted today to confirm Jennifer Granholm as Secretary of Energy. "Governor Jennifer Granholm has a strong record of embracing renewable energy, which promises to benefit Nevada. The majority of the Silver State's in-state energy assets are renewable resources, and the state is positioned well to continue building upon the renewable energy industry. I look forward to working with Secretary Granholm to expand Nevada's clean energy … Continue Reading


February 24, 2021

Cortez Masto Highlights COBRA, Mental Health, Indian Health Services at Becerra Confirmation Hearing

Washington, D.C. - In a Finance Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) discussed her health care priorities with California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, President Biden's nominee for Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She also secured commitments from the nominee if confirmed to secure continuity of health care coverage for laid off and furloughed workers and to speak with the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs about improvements … Continue Reading


February 24, 2021

Cortez Masto Cosponsors Bill to Expand Counseling for Homeowners and Renters

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today joined Senators Bob Menendez (D- N.J.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) in introducing the Coronavirus Housing Counseling Improvement Act, legislation to expand access to housing counseling and assistance services for millions of families still struggling to remain in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. "As Attorney General during the foreclosure crisis in Nevada, I saw firsthand the devastation that families face when they … Continue Reading


February 24, 2021

Cortez Masto, Gillibrand, Jayapal Introduce Bill to Safeguard Immigrant Children in Government Custody

Washington, D.C. - This week, U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) along with U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) led their Senate and House colleagues in introducing the Protection of Kids in Detention (PROKID) Act, legislation that would provide a new, stronger layer of oversight to ensure and enforce transparency, protection, and accountability for all immigrant children in any kind of government custody. "The world watched in disbelief as … Continue Reading


February 23, 2021

Cortez Masto Joins Colleagues in Introducing Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill to End Child Exploitation

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), and Representatives Anthony Gonzalez (Ohio-16), Annie Kuster (N.H.-02), Guy Reschenthaler (Pa.-14), and Lucy McBath (Ga.-06) in reintroducing the END Child Exploitation Act, legislation designed to extend the period of time that technology companies are required to preserve information about child sexual abuse images they report to the National Center … Continue Reading


February 23, 2021

Cortez Masto Discusses Importance of Intergovernmental Collaboration with Haaland at Confirmation Hearing

Washington, D.C. - In an Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) discussed with Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D.-N.M.-01), President Biden's nominee for Interior Secretary , the importance of intergovernmental collaboration on public land management. She also secured commitments from the nominee, should she be confirmed, to review the Senator's End Speculative Oil and Gas Leasing Act and continue efforts to work with the Department of … Continue Reading


February 23, 2021

Cortez Masto, Blackburn Promote Mentors for Young Entrepreneurs

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) introduced legislation to connect students from underprivileged backgrounds with mentors in entrepreneurship and innovation. The 21st Century Entrepreneurship Act would connect students enrolled in 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) with mentors from the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) to introduce students to entrepreneurship and help them develop professional skills. … Continue Reading


February 23, 2021

Cortez Masto Votes to Confirm Tom Vilsack as Secretary of Agriculture

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) voted today to confirm Tom Vilsack as Secretary of Agriculture. "Nevada's farmers, ranchers, and dairymen play a vital role in our economy, and I'm confident Tom Vilsack has the experience necessary to support our agricultural industry. I'm looking forward to working with Secretary Vilsack to prioritize programs that keep our rural communities running, administer food aid to Nevada families in need, and combat climate … Continue Reading


February 23, 2021

Cortez Masto, Rosen Request Update on Status of Intergovernmental Executive Committees at Naval Air Station Fallon and the Nevada Test and Training Range

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) sent a letter to the Secretary of Defense, Lloyd J. Austin, and the Acting Secretary of the Interior, Scott de la Vega, requesting an update on interagency efforts to establish Intergovernmental Executive Committees (IEC) at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon in Northern Nevada and the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) in Southern Nevada. The legislation authorizing these committees was drafted by … Continue Reading


February 19, 2021

Cortez Masto: U.S. Citizenship Act is a Long-overdue Step in the Right Direction

Las Vegas, Nev. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today joined Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) in becoming an original cosponsor of the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, bicameral legislation that would provide millions of hardworking undocumented immigrants with a pathway to citizenship. "Our long-broken immigration system has forced millions of undocumented and mixed-status families to live in the shadows and has also failed to safely and humanely secure our border. The US … Continue Reading


February 19, 2021

Cortez Masto’s Week in Review: Support for Nevada’s Job Seekers

Las Vegas, Nev. - This week, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) emphasized bills and constituent meetings to help interested Nevada workers prepare for and pursue careers in in-demand industries. "As Nevada looks to recover from the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, our first priority should be supporting our workers, especially those who may have decided to reevaluate their careers or seek further training. I want to give both current workers who'd … Continue Reading


February 19, 2021

Cortez Masto, Commerce Secretary Nominee Governor Raimondo Meet to Discuss Job Growth & Economic Recovery

Las Vegas, Nev. - Today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) met with Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, President Biden's nominee for Secretary of Commerce, to discuss how the U.S. Department of Commerce can be a helpful ally to Nevada in promoting the state's job growth and economic recovery from COVID-19. "It's no secret that Nevada's small businesses, hospitality and tourism industries have suffered at disproportionate rates and continue to hurt right now. That is why I have … Continue Reading


February 19, 2021

Cortez Masto Introduces Legislation to Help Job Seekers

Las Vegas, Nev. - As part of her Innovation State Initiative, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today introduced a bill to create a public-private partnership that would help job seekers in Nevada and across the country find critical information about employment opportunities. The Workforce Promotion to Access Training to Help Workers, Adults, and Youth Succeed (PATHWAYS) Act would establish a consortium of businesses, labor leaders, and education groups to highlight emerging … Continue Reading


February 19, 2021

Cortez Masto Applauds $6.4 Million for Emergency COVID-19 Care Facility

Las Vegas, Nev. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $6,497,176.14 to Renown Medical Center to reimburse Renown for the temporary hospital that it set up in a parking garage in Reno to cope with COVID-19 case surges in April and November of 2020. "Renown Medical Center and so many other health care providers have been on the front lines during … Continue Reading


February 18, 2021

Cortez Masto Hosts Roundtable with Representatives from Nevada’s Travel and Tourism Industries

Las Vegas, Nev. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) hosted a roundtable discussion with travel and tourism business leaders to discuss the challenges Nevada's hospitality industries have faced during the coronavirus pandemic. She also underscored the need for comprehensive relief and recovery measures for the convention, trade show, entertainment, travel and hospitality industries and their workers, as well as the need to assist hard-hit small businesses with additional … Continue Reading

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84 Page 85 Page 86 Page 87 Page 88 Page 89 Page 90 Page 91 Page 92 Page 93 Page 94 Page 95 Page 96 Page 97 Page 98 Page 99 Page 100 Page 101 Page 102 Page 103 Page 104 Page 105 Page 106 Page 107 Page 108 Page 109 Page 110 Page 111 Page 112 Page 113 Page 114 Page 115 Page 116 Page 117 Page 118 Page 119 Page 120
Showing page   of 120