Press Releases

November 03, 2021

Cortez Masto, Menendez, Luján, Padilla Statement on Continuing Negotiations on Immigration Reform and Reconciliation

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), , Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.) and Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) released a joint statement on the continuing negotiations on specific immigration provisions in the reconciliation package: "As negotiations continue on specific immigration language, we must continue to advance our shared goal of delivering meaningful, humane immigration reform through the reconciliation process. We cannot let our immigrant … Continue Reading


November 03, 2021

Cortez Masto & Rosen Announce Judicial Nominees for Nevada’s U.S. District Court Vacancies

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) announced today that President Joe Biden has nominated two Nevadans for the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, Judge Cristina Silva and Professor Anne Traum. The White House selected two nominees from a list of candidates vetted by the senators' bipartisan judicial commissions. "Judge Silva and Professor Traum are dedicated and fair-minded Nevadans who will make excellent additions to the … Continue Reading


November 02, 2021

Cortez Masto Announces Naming Initiative for Elko Veterans Cemetery

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) announced that the National Cemetery Administration (NCA) is soliciting name recommendations from veterans and military organizations for the Elko veterans cemetery, which is set to begin construction this year. Senator Cortez Masto was instrumental in the approval of this rural national cemetery, which will for the first time provide burial benefits in the Elko region to approximately 3,700 Veterans and their eligible … Continue Reading


November 01, 2021

Cortez Masto Calls on Administration to Do More to Address Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today called on the Biden administration to do more to address the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW) after the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report finding that the government has not done enough to respond to the crisis. Senator Cortez Masto has led efforts in the Senate to protect Indigenous women and girls, and she asked that the GAO put together this report to investigate the … Continue Reading


October 29, 2021

Cortez Masto Introduces Bill to Protect Americans’ Data Privacy

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) introduced the Digital Accountability and Transparency to Advance (DATA) Privacy Act to strengthen data privacy protections for American consumers. Last week, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission released a new study showing that internet service providers and other large tech companies have collected a "staggering" amount of consumer data, infringing on Americans' privacy and underscoring the need for stricter data … Continue Reading


October 29, 2021

Cortez Masto Celebrates Nevada Day

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) issued the following statement commemorating the observed 157th anniversary of the State of Nevada's admission to the Union. "I love Nevada Day, because it gives me a chance every year to reflect on my home and all that it means to me. From hiking in the Ruby Mountains to enjoying a world-famous show on the Strip, I find that Nevada is full of sites and experiences that simply can't be replicated anywhere else. And no matter … Continue Reading


October 28, 2021

Declaración Conjunta de Cortez Masto, Menéndez, Luján, Padilla sobre Legislación en la Cámara de Representantes que Proporciona un Camino Hacia la C

WASHINGTON, D.C. - La Senadora Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) junto a Bob Menéndez (D-N.J.), Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.) y Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) emitieron la siguiente declaración conjunta sobre la inclusión de provisiones que proporcionan un camino hacia la ciudadanía en el texto legislativo del paquete de reconciliación presentado hoy por el Comité de Reglas en la Cámara de Representantes: "Desde el inicio de esta sesión del Congreso, y … Continue Reading


October 28, 2021

Cortez Masto, Menendez, Luján, Padilla Statement on House of Representatives’ Rules Committee Legislation Providing a Pathway to Citizenship

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.) and Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) released a joint statement on the inclusion of provisions providing a pathway to citizenship in the legislative text of the reconciliation package unveiled today by the House of Representatives' Rules Committee: "From day one of this Congress, and throughout negotiations over reconciliation, we have had one guiding principle for immigration reform: … Continue Reading


October 27, 2021

BREAKING: Cortez Masto & Grassley’s Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Mental Health Support for Law Enforcement Heads to President’s Desk

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) released the following statements after their bipartisan legislation to support law enforcement officers seeking mental health services passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill now heads to President Biden's desk for signature. The Confidentiality Opportunities for Peer Support (COPS) Counseling Act will encourage the adoption of law enforcement peer counseling programs across the country … Continue Reading


October 26, 2021

Cortez Masto Leads Senate Effort to Protect Family Farms and Ranches From Unfair Tax Hikes

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is leading efforts in the Senate to ensure that the historic middle-class tax relief delivered in the budget reconciliation legislation does not include provisions that will unfairly burden Nevada's family farms and ranches. This week, she sent a letter to Senate leadership calling on Congress to eliminate changes to the tax code that would harm Nevada's 4,137 farms and ranches, many of which are multi-generational operations. She … Continue Reading


October 26, 2021

Cortez Masto Leads Bill to Promote Battery Manufacturing, Improve Domestic Supply Chains

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement highlighting her legislation with Senator Angus King (I-Maine) to create jobs, support our global competitiveness, and improve our domestic supply chains by strengthening our domestic battery manufacturing industry. "Nevada has an emerging innovation economy that's creating jobs and boosting clean energy technologies and the transportation sector," said Senator Cortez Masto, "and I'm doing … Continue Reading


October 22, 2021

Rosen & Cortez Masto Announce $1 Million Economic Development Grant Awarded to Nevada Thanks to American Rescue Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $1 million in American Rescue Plan funds to invest in Nevada's communities. This grant will fund statewide planning efforts to boost economic development, enhance U.S. competitiveness, combat the climate crisis, and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. "Our recovery is … Continue Reading


October 20, 2021

Cortez Masto Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Support American Leadership in Innovation and Technology

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today introduced bipartisan legislation to support U.S. competitiveness in innovation and technology and strengthen Nevada's 21st-century economy. Her legislation with Senator Steve Daines (R-Mont.) will ensure innovators and government agencies are working together to provide guidance on technological issues like artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, the digital divide in broadband, and smart communities. "Nevada … Continue Reading


October 20, 2021

Cortez Masto Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Establish a National 6G Strategy to Improve Broadband Access

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today introduced a bipartisan bill to support U.S. competitiveness in innovation and technology and strengthen Nevada's 21st-century economy. Her legislation with Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and John Thune (R-S.D.) establishes a national strategy based on an expert council to implement future telecom networks, including sixth generation (6G). "I've been leading on broadband access throughout my time … Continue Reading


October 19, 2021

Cortez Masto Announces $1.3 Million in Grants for Nevada Law Enforcement

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded $1,301,124 to Nevada law enforcement agencies under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, which supports a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime. "Nevada's law enforcement officers work tirelessly to keep our communities safe, and federal grants under the Byrne JAG Program are critical in helping them do so," said Cortez … Continue Reading


October 08, 2021

Cortez Masto Announces $348 Million in Funding for Recreation and Conservation Projects, Including a New Red Rock Canyon Trail and Fire Prevention Activities in Lake Tahoe Basin

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today announced the U.S. Department of the Interior has committed more than $348 million in funding to projects across the state that will help protect Nevada's public lands, expand recreational parks, rehabilitate wildlife habitat, and prevent wildfires. This funding comes through provisions in the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA), which ensures that revenues from public lands sales in Clark County are returned … Continue Reading


October 06, 2021

Cortez Masto Announces $1.4 Million in Awards to Support Nevada Police Training

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today announced that more than $1.4 million in Community Policing Development (CPD) program dollars would be coming to Nevada to help support law enforcement officers. These Department of Justice (DOJ) grants from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) support Nevada law enforcement by providing training in de-escalation techniques that can keep both officers and the public safe. "Nevada's police work … Continue Reading


October 06, 2021

Cortez Masto Urges Biden Administration to Establish National Strategy to Prevent Alzheimer’s, Dementia-Related Diseases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D- Nev.) joined a bipartisan group of senators in calling on Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra to establish an ambitious national plan to prevent Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The senators wrote, "Alzheimer's disease is a public health crisis that is expanding, with a projected increase to nearly 14 million people in the U.S. with the disease by 2050," and that, "a significant percentage of dementia … Continue Reading


October 05, 2021

At Senate Hearing, Cortez Masto Stands Up for Nevada Mining Jobs, Ensures That House Anti-Mining Provisions Will Not Move Forward In the Senate

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) led bipartisan opposition to an unfair proposed tax on Nevada's mining industry at a Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) hearing that she had called for to discuss mining reform. Cortez Masto criticized the proposal, which was recently approved by the House Natural Resources Committee as part of its reconciliation bill, because it would make changes to mining law that would unfairly burden Nevada's mining … Continue Reading


October 05, 2021

Cortez Masto Announces $1 Million for Alzheimer’s Community Care in Northern Nevada

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) announced that the Neighbor Network of Northern Nevada has been awarded $999,994 in federal grant funding to provide quality support for individuals living with dementia and their caregivers so those individuals can remain independent and safe in their communities. Cortez Masto personally advocated for this funding with the administration. "I watched my grandfather care for my grandmother while she had Alzheimer's, and no one … Continue Reading

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