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Rosen Helps Introduce COVID-19 RELIEF for Small Businesses Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced that she’s helped to introduce legislation to provide relief to small businesses and improve the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) existing tools to support greater access to capital for small business.
 
“Nevada’s small businesses and their employees are  facing an urgent economic threat caused by the coronavirus pandemic,” said Senator Rosen....

Rosen, Cortez Masto Highlight Availability of SBA Disaster Relief Loans for Nevada’s Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement highlighting that Nevada’s small businesses are now able to apply for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. Senators Rosen and Cortez Masto invite Nevada small businesses interested in applying to complete an application to go to the SBA website.
 
“Nevada’s small businesses are the engine that power our economy and we must...

Two Rosen-Backed Bipartisan Bills to Improve Access to Broadband Services, Diversify Transportation Workforce in Nevada Pass Senate Committee Markup

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the news that the Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service, Small Business Resources, Opportunities, Access, and Data Based on Assessed Need and Demand (ACCESS BROADBAND) Act and the Promoting Service in Transportation Act have been voted out of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, of which she is a member. Senator Rosen is a co-sponsor of the bipartisan ACCESS...

Rosen Congratulates Fallon Small Business on Being Named the Senate Small Business of the Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, released the following statement congratulating Fallon Food Hub on being named the United States Senate Small Business of the Week. Senator Rosen nominated the Fallon Food Hub for this recognition.
 
“Small businesses are the driving economic force for development and growth in Nevada and across our nation,” said Senator Rosen. “Congratulations to the Fallon Food...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Nation’s Transportation Workforce

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced introduction of the bipartisan Promoting Service in Transportation Act, legislation they introduced alongside Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Cory Gardner (R-CO). This bipartisan bill would authorize the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to develop a series of national broadcast, digital, and print media public service announcement campaigns to promote job...

Rosen Statement Following Vote in Support of USMCA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement following her vote in support of the bipartisan United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). 

“While this trade agreement is not perfect, USMCA takes important steps to protect American jobs by encouraging more goods and materials to be manufactured in the United States,” said Senator Rosen. “In Nevada, over ninety-nine percent of all businesses are small businesses, many of which depend on trade. This...

Rosen, Blackburn Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Support American Manufacturing Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) – both members of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee’s Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection – announced the introduction of the Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act, bipartisan legislation that would help to fill the gap between the growth of advanced manufacturing jobs, and individuals qualified with the unique skill set to fill those positions. The bill,...

Rosen Helps Introduce 21st Century Workforce Partnerships Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), announced that she has joined Senators Tina Smith (D-MN) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to help introduce the 21st Century Workforce Partnerships Act (S.2670), legislation that would provide federal support for middle and high schools to partner with institutions of higher education, industry partners, and apprenticeship programs to create an education or...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud USDA Grant of Over $95,000 for Rural Microentreprenuers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news of a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development grant totaling $95,212 awarded to the Rural Nevada Development Corporation in Ely.

“Nevada’s small business community is the driving force behind our state’s economy,” said the Senators. “This grant will be used to support rural microentrepreneurs and microenterprises, as well as make it easier for...

Rosen Applauds Rapid Growth of Nevada Software Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship released the following statement applauding a recent report by Software.org: the BSA Foundation highlighting Nevada as the state with the highest growth of software jobs in the nation in 2019.

“Nevada’s technology sector is quickly growing into one of the premier hiring industries in the United...