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Rosen Applauds $13.8 Million in Grant Funding to Support Workforce Development in Nevada

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 news that the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has awarded the Nevada Governor's Office of Workforce Innovation (OWINN) a grant totaling $13,818,298.92 to support workforce development in the state:

“Nevada leads the nation in innovation and workforce development, and during this period of economic crisis, the...

During National Small Business Week, Rosen, Cornyn, Eshoo, Katko Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Bolster Cybersecurity for Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Local Governments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, announced the introduction of S.4731, the bipartisan and bicameral Improving Cybersecurity of Small Organizations Act of 2020. The bill, introduced alongside Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Representatives Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and John Katko (R-NY), would require the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency...

Rosen, Hyde-Smith Introduce Bipartisan Jobs Bill to Support Mid-Career Workers Re-Entering or Transitioning to STEM Workforce, Close the Gender and Skills Gap in STEM

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) announced their introduction of S.4677, the STEM Restoring Employment Skills through Targeted Assistance, Re-entry, and Training (RESTART) Act. This bipartisan legislation would provide funding to small and medium-sized STEM businesses to offer robust, paid,...

Rosen Recognizes National Small Business Week, Highlights Record to Protect Nevada Businesses During Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, released the following statement recognizing National Small Business Week, observed this year from September 20th through 26th:

“In Nevada, small businesses are the engine that runs our communities,” said Senator Rosen. “Small businesses make up over 99% of all businesses in Nevada, and they employ just over a third of our state’s private workforce. However, our...

Rosen Virtually Addresses Vegas Chamber to Discuss Support for Nevada Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, addressed members of the Vegas Chamber. During her remarks, Senator Rosen spoke about the importance of supporting Nevada’s small business community.

“Here in Nevada, small businesses are at the center of our economy, but right now, our small businesses are being hit especially hard,” said Senator Rosen. “I’ve had the opportunity to hear from our business community...

Rosen Joins Colleagues in Demanding Answers on How USPS Operational Changes Have Impacted Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) and the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, joined 23 Senate colleagues in a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy seeking answers on the impact that recent USPS operational changes and mail delays have had on small businesses:

“Your recent changes to Postal Service operations have resulted in delays that threaten to undermine the...

Rosen Holds Virtual Meeting with Nevada Restaurant Owners, Discusses Support for Small Businesses, Restaurant Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, participated in a virtual discussion with Nevada restaurant owners. During their meeting, Senator Rosen talked with the small business owners about her work in Congress to support Nevada restaurant owners and employees during the coronavirus pandemic.

“Across the country, the restaurant industry is facing incredible challenges in dealing with the fallout from the...

Rosen Announces Nearly $630,000 in Grants for Nevada Native American Tribes and Organizations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that the Department of Labor awarded $68 million in funding to 340 Native American organizations and Tribes nationwide, including nearly $630,000 in grants to support Nevada tribal communities:

“Far before the COVID-19 pandemic, Native American communities have been disproportionately impacted by historical, cultural, and economic trauma. These grants will provide job training, skills...

Rosen, Cornyn Lead Bipartisan Letter Urging Robust Funding for Economic Injury Disaster Loans in Next COVID Relief Package and Removal of SBA Caps

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and John Cornyn (R-TX) led nine of their colleagues in a bipartisan letter to Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Chairman Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-MD) urging robust funding for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance programs, and the removal of caps imposed by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in the next COVID-19 relief package.

“Since the CARES Act became...

Rosen Joins SBA Webinar to Discuss Resources for Nevada AAPI Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, spoke at a virtual U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 Road to Recovery for AAPI Entrepreneurs webinar to discuss federal resources available to small business owners and entrepreneurs in Nevada’s Asian community. Senator Rosen was hosted by SBA Nevada District Director Joe Amato.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges for our state’s...