Press Releases

October 20, 2022

Cortez Masto, Rosen Announce Over $2 Million for Conservation, Clean Up, and Preservation in Nevada

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) announced that $2,150,000 in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law they supported will go to clean up legacy pollution at sites in Nevada. This funding is being awarded through the Department of the Interior. "I worked to pass the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law so Nevadans could benefit from projects like these to upgrade sites all over our state," said Senator Cortez Masto. "I'm glad this … Continue Reading


October 19, 2022

Cortez Masto Announces Over $107 Million in Funding She Secured to Support Nevada’s Growing Energy Economy

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) announced that over $107 million is headed to Nevada to support companies manufacturing and recycling components of lithium-ion batteries, which play a crucial role in the country's growing clean-energy economy. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will award $57,744,831 to the American Battery Technology Company (ABTC) to help develop new lithium extraction techniques in Tonopah, as well as $50,000,000 to Lilac Solutions to develop a … Continue Reading


October 14, 2022

Cortez Masto, Rosen Announce Over $1 Million in Grant Funding for Nevada Law Enforcement

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) announced that $1,294,662 is coming to the state of Nevada for law enforcement through the Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office). The funding will support public safety, especially at schools, across the state. "I'm pleased to see this funding coming to Nevada to protect our communities and our students," said Senator Cortez Masto. "I'm going to … Continue Reading


October 14, 2022

Cortez Masto Meets With Latino Students, Faculty, Staff at Truckee Meadow Community College

Reno, Nev. - U.S. Senator Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) held a roundtable today for Latino students, faculty, and staff at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) to discuss her work to support Nevada students and families. The senator also spoke about how her experiences as the first Latina elected to the Senate have informed and inspired her work in Congress. "As one of the first people in my family to graduate from college, I understand how important it is for students to have the doors of … Continue Reading


October 13, 2022

Cortez Masto and Rosen Announce $1 Million for Mental Health and Addiction Treatment in Churchill County

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) announced that $1,000,000 in federal funding is heading to New Frontier Treatment Center (NFTC) located in Fallon, Nevada to expand mental and behavioral health care treatment capacity. This grant is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) through its Rural Development grant program. "I'm proud to have helped deliver this funding to rural Nevada to support Nevadans facing … Continue Reading


October 13, 2022

Cortez Masto Highlights Her Support for Reno-Tahoe International Airport’s Multi-Year Expansion Project

Reno, Nev. - Today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined local and federal officials, including U.S. Congressman Mark Amodei (R-Nev.-02) and representatives from the Reno Tahoe Airport Authority, to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Reno-Tahoe International Airport's expansion project. This construction program will make unprecedented investments in the airport's infrastructure and fund much-needed upgrades. Senator Cortez Masto secured vital funding in the Bipartisan … Continue Reading


October 09, 2022

Cortez Masto Attends Asian Night Market, Speaks With AAPI Community Members

Las Vegas, Nev. - Last night, Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) visited the Asian Night Market, hosted annually by the Asian Community Development Council, and spoke with community members about her work to support Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Nevadans and their businesses. "The Asian Community Development Council's Asian Night Market is one-of-a-kind, and this year's event welcomed around 10,000 people," said Senator Cortez Masto. "I was thrilled to speak with so many … Continue Reading


October 07, 2022

Cortez Masto Tours Pitney Bowes Mail Processing Center, Discusses Her Work to Pass Postal Reform and Support Nevada’s Growing Logistics Industry

Las Vegas, Nev. - Today Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) toured the Pitney Bowes mail processing center and spoke with employees about her work to pass the Postal Service Reform Act and support Nevada's booming logistics industry. Pitney Bowes employs over 300 Nevadans, and the company is growing thanks to Senator Cortez Masto's work to support diversifying Nevada's economy and her vote to pass bipartisan postal reform that has increased stability for the mail, print, e-commerce, and … Continue Reading


October 06, 2022

Cortez Masto Announces Over $21 Million for Law Enforcement Efforts Across Nevada

Las Vegas, Nev. - Today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) announced that $21,001,611 in federal funding she helped secure is coming to police departments, government agencies, Tribes, and nonprofit organizations in the state of Nevada to support law enforcement efforts and key criminal justice programs. These awards come through various programs at the Department of Justice (DOJ). "I'm always working to make sure Nevada has the resources it needs to deter crime and prosecute … Continue Reading


October 05, 2022

Cortez Masto Honors Mariachi Joya for Contributions to the Las Vegas Community

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) visited Las Vegas High School to celebrate the students of Mariachi Joya. The school's mariachi group was recently named "The Nation's Premier Mariachi Ensemble", and the senator presented the students with certificates of recognition to honor their work and contributions to the Las Vegas Latino community. Senator Cortez Masto has been a longtime supporter of the band, and the event recognized Mariachi Joya's many … Continue Reading


October 04, 2022

Cortez Masto, Rosen Announce Delivery of Funding for Nevada Law Enforcement Community Projects

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) announced that funding they secured for police departments in Las Vegas, Sparks, and West Wendover is being delivered. The money was awarded to the departments through FY2022 community project funding that the senators advocated for and helped pass. "I've always worked to support Nevada's law enforcement, including through community project funding like this that will support critical safety … Continue Reading


September 30, 2022

Cortez Masto, Grassley Introduce Legislation to Bolster Federal Response to Organized Retail Theft

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) introduced legislation to protect shops and retailers by targeting flash mob robberies and intricate retail theft schemes. The Combatting Organized Retail Crime Act establishes a coordinated multi-agency response and creates new tools to tackle evolving trends in organized retail theft. "Law enforcement must have access to the tools they need to crack down on organized crime groups that target … Continue Reading


September 30, 2022

Cortez Masto Commemorates Upcoming 5th Anniversary of Route 91 Harvest Festival Attack

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement and video commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Route 91 Harvest Festival tragedy on October 1, 2017. Earlier this week, the senator spoke on the Senate floor to honor the victims and today she participated in the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center's healing lantern project to honor the strength and resilience of the Las Vegas community. "This weekend marks five years since the horrific … Continue Reading


September 29, 2022

Cortez Masto Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Reform the Electoral Count Act

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined a bipartisan group of senators in cosponsoring the Electoral Count Reform and Presidential Transition Improvement Act (ECRA) of 2022 to ensure that electoral votes tallied by Congress accurately reflect each state's public vote for president. The ECRA would reform and modernize the outdated 1887 Electoral Count Act. "This commonsense, bipartisan legislation was crafted in consultation with legal experts from across the … Continue Reading


September 29, 2022

Cortez Masto Introduces Legislation to Support Economic Development in Tribal Communities

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, introduced the Native American Tax Parity and Relief Act of 2022 to help support economic development in Indian Country by removing unfair tax burdens on Tribal communities. This legislation would ensure that Tribal governments are treated similarly to state and local … Continue Reading


September 28, 2022

Cortez Masto Commemorates Upcoming 5th Anniversary of Route 91 Harvest Festival Attack in Speech on the Senate Floor

"I know for many in Las Vegas and all over Nevada, this week especially will bring difficult reminders of that dark day five years ago. But it will also bring a renewed determination to heal, to memorialize, to honor those who were affected, and to work toward a safer future." Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) spoke on the Senate floor to commemorate the upcoming 5th anniversary of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting in Las Vegas on October 1, … Continue Reading


September 28, 2022

Cortez Masto, Colleagues Send Bipartisan Letter Pressing U.S. Department of Transportation for Update on Overdue National Travel and Tourism Infrastructure Plan

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined a bipartisan group of Senators, including Senators Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) pressing the department to provide a progress update on the National Travel and Tourism Infrastructure Strategic Plan, which has not yet been published. Senator Cortez Masto's bipartisan … Continue Reading


September 27, 2022

Cortez Masto Announces Byrne JAG Funding to Support Nevada Law Enforcement

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) announced $437,517 in funding from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is coming to police departments across Nevada. This round of funding is part of the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (Byrne JAG) program, for which Cortez Masto secured historic funding in the FY2022 government funding legislation. The Byrne JAG program is the leading source of criminal justice funding for local police and supports a range of programs related to … Continue Reading


September 23, 2022

Cortez Masto and Rosen Announce Resolution Recognizing the Las Vegas Aces for First National Championship

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) sponsored a resolution in the United States Senate recognizing the historic win by the Las Vegas Aces women's basketball team in the WNBA Finals on Sunday, September 18th, 2022. "The Las Vegas Aces made our state proud this Sunday, and all season long," said Senator Cortez Masto, "As Nevadans cheered them on each game, the players showed everyone the power of dedication, teamwork, and talent. I'm … Continue Reading


September 22, 2022

Following Nevada’s Legal Motion, Cortez Masto and Rosen Send Letter to Department of Energy to Reiterate Strong Opposition to Yucca Mountain

Washington, D.C. - Following Nevada's new legal motion to ultimately terminate federal licensing efforts at the failed Yucca Mountain site, U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) sent a letter to the Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm to reiterate their strong opposition to Yucca Mountain and urge the Department to continue its commitment to a consent-based siting process. "For nearly four decades, the state of Nevada has consistently and firmly opposed the … 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 Page 121 Page 122 Page 123 Page 124 Page 125 Page 126 Page 127 Page 128 Page 129 Page 130 Page 131 Page 132 Page 133 Page 134 Page 135 Page 136
Showing page   of 136