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May 08, 2017

Cortez Masto Co-Signs Letter to FCC Chairman Highlighting Importance of Net Neutrality to Women Across America

In letter, Senators urge Chairman Ajit Pai to Reconsider Proposal Undermining Online Protections for Consumers Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) co-signed a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai highlighting the importance of net neutrality to women across America and urging him to reconsider the proposal he outlined last month to roll back critical online consumer protections by dismantling current net neutrality rules. The … Continue Reading


May 05, 2017

Cortez Masto, Heller Introduce Eastern Nevada Lands Bill

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) introduced the Eastern Nevada Economic Development and Land Management Improvement Act, bicameral, bipartisan legislation designed in collaboration with local officials to jumpstart economic development and enhance conservation efforts in Eastern Nevada. “This bill will protect Nevada’s public lands while also ensuring that development projects are executed responsibly,” said Cortez Masto. “As one of … Continue Reading


May 05, 2017

VIDEO: Cortez Masto Challenges Airline Executives’ Limited Travel Experiences

"I have a theory that if we required all executives to fly on their planes in the back of the plane, the consumer experience would be much better." Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), a member of the Commerce Science, and Transportation Committee, challenged airline executives for their limited exposure and concern regarding air travelers' customer service needs, and their lack of understanding of the experiences of consumers while flying with their … Continue Reading


May 05, 2017

Cortez Masto Statement on Cinco de Mayo

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement in commemoration of Cinco de Mayo. Cortez Masto is an original cosponsor of the annual Senate resolution recognizing the cultural and historical significance of the Cinco de Mayo holiday. “Today marks the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, during which Mexican forces successfully defended the city of Puebla, Mexico, from the invading French army. For Mexican Americans today, Cinco de … Continue Reading


May 04, 2017

Cortez Masto Statement on Yucca Mountain’s Exclusion from Budget Agreement

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement on Yucca Mountain’s exclusion from the federal spending bill: “This is a victory for Nevadans whose health and livelihood are constantly under threat because of renewed attempts to revive the Yucca Mountain project. While the fight doesn’t end here, President Trump and House Republicans should take this as another sign that this dangerous project will never come to life because Nevadans will … Continue Reading


May 04, 2017

Cortez Masto Statement on Budget Agreement to Fund Government Through September

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement on the spending package approved by the Senate earlier today: “While the budget I voted for today is not perfect, it is the product of extensive bi-partisan cooperation, and it represents a rejection of President Trump’s efforts to gut our nation’s most important federal programs. I am particularly happy that the budget will continue to support our state’s military bases and increase funding for … Continue Reading


May 04, 2017

Cortez Masto Statement on House Republican Vote to Repeal and Replace the ACA

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement on legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act: “If the bill that passed in the House today is signed into law, tens of millions of Americans, including many Nevadans, will lose their healthcare coverage. They will find themselves suddenly unable to access the prescription drugs and treatments they rely on to survive. For millions … Continue Reading


May 04, 2017

VIDEO: Cortez Masto Discusses Opportunities for Federal Government Incentivizing Technological Innovation

Watch Senator Cortez Masto’s exchange here. Washington, D.C. - Yesterday at a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) discussed opportunities for the federal government to help incentivize technological innovation in both rural and urban communities across Nevada. In response to questioning from Senator Cortez Masto, the witnesses highlighted the impressive strides that Nevada lawmakers have made in promoting … Continue Reading


May 03, 2017

Cortez Masto Calls for Funding for State Veterans Homes

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined Senators Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) and a bipartisan group of senators on a letter to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies urging members to support robust funding for State Veterans Homes that help provide long-term care to our nation’s veterans. Federal funds provided by the State Veterans Home Construction Grant Program allow states to … Continue Reading


May 02, 2017

100 Days – Cortez Masto, Senate Democrats Call on President Trump to Reverse Course on Anti-Women’s Agenda

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and 31 Senate Democrats sent a letter calling on President Trump to reverse his harmful anti-women agenda and prioritize women's access to health care, employment opportunities, and education domestically and around the world. The senators reminded President Trump that the ongoing threat his Administration poses to reproductive rights and economic security has motivated women and men nationwide, and warned him that he can no … Continue Reading


May 02, 2017

Cortez Masto Statement on Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement in recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: “In Nevada, we know that diversity is our strength and we are greater because of the diversity that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders bring to our communities. This month, we celebrate their contributions and accomplishments, which have played an integral role in forging and strengthening our communities, despite the many injustices … Continue Reading


May 02, 2017

Cortez Masto Cosponsors Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and 42 other senators in re-introducing a historic, comprehensive federal legislation to ban discrimination against LGBT Americans. The legislation was filed simultaneously in the U.S. House of Representatives by 194 Representatives, led by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.). “It is past time the LGBTQ community receive the same rights … Continue Reading


May 01, 2017

Cortez Masto Statement on May Day

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement in recognition of May Day and May Day marches across the country: “The hard work, sacrifice and contributions of workers is what moves this country forward and on May Day, we reflect on these contributions and recommit to fighting for their rights - rights that are often taken away or taken advantage of because of policies that put profits over people. No longer should a woman make less than a … Continue Reading


April 29, 2017

Cortez Masto Celebrates el Día del Niño

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement celebrating el Día del Niño. Cortez Masto is a cosponsor of the Día del Niño resolution in the Senate. "One of our primary responsibilities as a society is ensuring the well-being of our children. Our children are our future and we cannot neglect to provide them with quality education, healthcare, childcare, and a clean environment. With this in mind, I am proud to join … Continue Reading


April 28, 2017

Cortez Masto: Women Servicemembers Deserve Access to Basic Healthcare

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) cosponsored the Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2017 to overhaul current Department of Defense (DoD) policy on contraceptive coverage and family planning counseling. The bill would bring healthcare provided by the military in line with current law for civilian populations by ensuring that all women who receive healthcare through the United States military have access to all forms of … Continue Reading


April 28, 2017

Cortez Masto Meets with Mexican Senators

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) met with Mexican Senators Héctor Yunes Landa and Miguel Ángel Chico Herrera to discuss issues facing the United States and Mexico in light of President Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric and immigration orders. Senator Chico Herrera is the Chairman of the Legislative Labor and Social Welfare Committee in the Mexican Senate, and Senator Yunes Landa, Chairman of the Anti-Corruption and Citizen Participation Committee. “It was an … Continue Reading


April 27, 2017

Cortez Masto Urges Secretary DeVos to Reinstate Student Loan Protections

More than 130 Members of Congress urge Secretary DeVos to reverse her decision to scrap Obama-era student loan servicing reforms Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), and more than 130 Members of Congress in a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, urging her to reverse a decision to rescind Obama-era memos on student loan servicing … Continue Reading


April 27, 2017

Cortez Masto to Newly Confirmed Deputy Attorney General: Appoint Special Prosecutor Immediately

Washington, D.C. - Following Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s confirmation late Tuesday, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and a group of 14 Senators urged him to immediately appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself, Rosenstein is now responsible for leading the Department of Justice’s investigation. “We write to request that you take immediate action to … Continue Reading


April 26, 2017

Cortez Masto Cosponsors Legislation in Response to United Airlines Incident

Washington, D.C. - Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) cosponsored legislation to strengthen consumer protections for the flying public and help prevent future incidents like the one that occurred on United Flight 3411 when a ticketed passenger was forcibly removed from the aircraft. The Transparency, Improvements, and Compensation to Keep Every Ticketholder Safe (TICKETS) Act will guarantee that a boarded passenger has the right to fly, address compensation limits for ticket-holding … Continue Reading


April 26, 2017

Cortez Masto Statement on Trump Executive Order to Review Designations Under the Antiquities Act

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order instructing the Department of Interior to review national monument designations protected under the Antiquities Act: “No president has ever called into question any national monument protected under the Antiquities Act until President Trump. His unprecedented executive order threatens decades’ worth of conservation efforts and could potentially revoke … Continue Reading

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