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Rosen Announces $450,000 Grant for Registered Apprenticeships in Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, released the following statement announcing Nevada has been awarded a grant totaling $450,000 from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to improve and expand the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) in Nevada. This funding will be used to place 35 crisis counselors in community programs statewide to support Nevadans coping with the effects of COVID-19. 

“Nevada is...

Senate Passes Rosen-Backed Legislation to Extend Small Business Relief Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, helped introduce and pass in the U.S. Senate bipartisan legislation to extend the U.S. Small Business Administration’s authority to approve Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans to small businesses through August 8, 2020. Without action from Congress, PPP will expire at midnight. Rosen’s bipartisan legislation – introduced alongside Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD),...

Rosen, Blackburn Unveil Slate of Endorsements for their Bipartisan Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), members of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, announced that the American Small Manufacturers Coalition, The Software Alliance, CompTIA, and the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry are new endorsers of their Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act. The Senators’ bipartisan bill would help to fill the gap between the growth of advanced manufacturing jobs and individuals...

Rosen Joins Discussion with Members of Latin Chamber of Commerce, Discusses Resources for Small Businesses

LAS VEGAS, NV – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, participated in a discussion with members of Las Vegas’ Latin Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Nevada District Director Joe Amato to provide an update on the federal government’s COVID-19 response, discuss her actions to support Nevada small businesses, and answer questions from Nevada small business owners.

“COVID-19 has affected countless...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud Over $400,000 NSF Grant to Truckee Meadows Community College for Increased Access to Advanced Manufacturing Career Paths

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation for awarding Truckee Meadows Community College a grant of $439,620 to be used for improving access to career pathways in advanced manufacturing. 
 
“With advanced manufacturing on the rise in Nevada and across the U.S., it is important that we take action to make sure that Nevadans are equipped to take part in this growing field,...

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...