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Rosen Joins Colleagues in Letter Urging Administration to Enhance Medical Equipment Supply Chain

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined her colleagues in a letter to Vice President Pence urging the White House Coronavirus Task Force to direct the Federal Government to mobilize and coordinate the distribution of vital medical supplies to make sure scarce equipment is delivered in a timely manner to regions that are hit hardest by COVID-19.
 
“Effective and efficient logistics management and supply chain operations will be vital in expanding diagnostic testing...

Rosen Commemorates Ten Years of Affordable Health Care Coverage Under the ACA, Urges Nevadans to Get Covered

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP),  commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) being signed into law by urging Nevadans to take advantage of the Silver State Health Exchange’s current special enrollment period.
 
“In the years since the bill's enactment, we've seen the positive effects that this robust health care law has had and the American people have experienced...

Rosen Presses DHS On FEMA’s Role During Coronavirus Outbreak, Asks for Assurances that Immigrant Communities Can Seek Care Without Intimidation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Department of Homeland Security official Ken Cuccinelli on what steps the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) can take to provide relief should the coronavirus outbreak worsen. Senator Rosen also questioned Mr. Cuccinelli on whether immigrant communities will be able to seek medical care...

Rosen Joins Bipartisan ALS Caucus in the Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that she has joined the recently-formed bipartisan Senate ALS Caucus. The caucus brings together Republicans and Democrats to craft and advance bipartisan solutions to better advocate for ALS patients and families and find a cure for this devastating disease. 
 
“We must do more to advocate on behalf of ALS patients and their families,” said Senator Rosen. “Together, we must take serious, bipartisan action to address this fatal...

In Response to News that SCOTUS Will Hear Health Care Case, Rosen Stands Up for Constitutionality of ACA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to news that the United States Supreme Court will hear a case on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.
 
“There is no issue that matters more to Nevadans than access to affordable, quality health care,” said Senator Rosen. “The Affordable Care Act has been instrumental in allowing access to care for individuals and families, including those with pre-existing conditions who could...

Rosen Celebrates Passage of Resolution Declaring February as American Heart Month, Calls for Senate to Defend Americans’ Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), released the following statement applauding Senate passage of a resolution she helped introduce declaring the month of February as American Heart Month, raising awareness of steps that can be taken to reduce risk of heart disease and promote heart health.
 
“Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and we must raise awareness of...

Rosen, Cornyn Introduce Bipartisan Suicide Prevention Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the bipartisan Advancing Research to Prevent Suicide Act, which would require the National Science Foundation to award grants to institutes of higher education that support research on suicide treatment and prevention.
 
“We must take action to confront the rising rate of suicide occurring across our nation,” said Senator Rosen. “Countless families and communities in Nevada and throughout our country...

Rosen Tours Sparks Fire Department, Discusses her Bipartisan HERO Act

SPARKS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) toured the Sparks Fire Department with Sparks Fire Chief Jim Reid, Sparks Mayor Ron Smith, and Sparks Police Chief Pete Krall to discuss her recently introduced HERO Act, bipartisan legislation that would require data collection to help determine best practices for identifying and treating post-traumatic stress and combating suicide among firefighters and other first responders.

“I was honored to stand alongside some of our community’s heroes...

Rosen, Colleagues Send Letter to the President Urging His Administration to Preserve Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions Instead of Working to Dismantle the ACA

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined a letter to the President urging him to consider the effects of his proposed budget that threatens access to health care for millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions. The letter also directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to defend the law of the land instead of arguing against protections for people with pre-existing conditions. In the...

During Hearing, Rosen Questions Medical Experts About Overcoming Challenges of Providing Home Health Care in Rural Communities

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing in the Senate Special Committee on Aging, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned medical experts about the challenges of providing comprehensive home health care services in rural communities:
 
“Based on my experience as a caregiver, I launched the bipartisan Senate Comprehensive Care Caucus. It’s serving to raise the public’s awareness and promote the availability and benefits of palliative care, and...