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Rosen Leads Bipartisan Group of Senators Calling to Include SAFE Banking Act in Competitiveness Package

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) led a bipartisan group of 23 Senators in a letter to U.S. Senate and House Leadership and all negotiators for the innovation and competitiveness package, urging them to include the bipartisan SAFE Banking Act in the final version of the bill.

Current federal law restricts legally operating cannabis businesses from accessing basic banking services and products, resulting in businesses being forced to conduct transactions only in cash....

ICYMI: Rosen Leads Bipartisan Letter to President Biden Urging Administration to Expedite Solar Tariff Investigation Decision

Letter Follows Decision by Department of Commerce to Investigate Solar Circumvention Petition, Threatening Thousands of U.S. Clean Energy Jobs and Higher Costs for Consumers

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, and Senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), led a bipartisan group of 19 colleagues in a letter urging President Joe Biden to expedite and bring to a swift conclusion the Administration’s investigation...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Secure More than $2 Million to Support Underserved Nevada Small Businesses

Rosen, Cortez Masto Secured This Funding Through the American Rescue Plan 

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, announced that Nevada is set to receive more than $2 million in support for small businesses. This funding comes as part of the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) established by the American Rescue Plan that...

Rosen Secures Support from Commerce Secretary for Her Bipartisan Omnibus Travel and Tourism Act

Secretary Raimondo: “We have not fully recovered – you see that in your state. So, yes I would fully support that.”

Watch Video of Senator Rosen’s Remarks HERE

WASHINGTON, DC – During a hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) asked U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo about the importance of a coordinated effort to boost America’s global competitiveness in the international travel market through her Omnibus Travel and...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce $950,000 Grant to Boost Manufacturing Jobs in Nevada, Address Supply Chain Issues

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) grant of nearly $950,000 awarded to operate a Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center at the University of Nevada, Reno. This grant will help create good-paying manufacturing jobs at Nevada small businesses by improving workforce development initiatives, addressing supply chain gaps for manufacturers, and connecting industry partners to cutting...

Support from Nevada Organizations Grows for Rosen’s Bipartisan Tourism Package

Numerous National, Local Travel and Tourism Organizations Have Endorsed Rosen’s Legislative Package to Revive Travel & Tourism

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, announced more endorsements of her bipartisan Omnibus Travel and Tourism Act by multiple chambers of commerce in Nevada. The legislation was endorsed by the Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce, the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, the Asian...

Rosen Attends Grand Opening of Federally Funded Nevada Strong Start Child Care Services Center

This New Facility Received Funding from COVID Relief Laws that Rosen Helped Pass

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) attended the grand opening of the Nevada Strong Start Child Care Services Center in Las Vegas and toured the new facility with local leaders and child care providers. Federal funding for the new center was provided by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Act and the American Rescue Plan Act, both of which Senator Rosen voted for and helped pass....

ICYMI: Rosen Leads Bipartisan Legislation to Repeal Solar Tariffs, Support Domestic Solar Manufacturing

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) introduced their bipartisan Protecting American Solar Jobs and Lowering Costs Act, which would repeal the Administration’s Section 201 tariffs on solar panels and create a Department of Energy program to enhance domestic production and manufacturing of solar panels and other solar energy components. The solar tariffs, which were first imposed by the Trump Administration in 2018, and recently extended by the Biden...

VIDEO: Senators Rosen, Capito Host Inaugural Bipartisan Senate Women in STEM Caucus Event

Panel Discussion Focused On Challenges Women In The STEM Workforce Are Facing, Particularly In the Wake Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

Watch/Download Video of Senator Rosen’s Remarks HERE

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), co-founders of the bipartisan Senate Women in STEM Caucus, hosted an inaugural panel discussion on women in the STEM workforce. The panel was moderated by Karen Horting, Executive Director and CEO for the Society of Women...

Rosen, Blackburn, Lee, Fitzpatrick Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Support & Expand Cybersecurity Apprenticeships

Cyber Ready Workforce Act Would Direct the U.S. Department of Labor to Award Grants to Help Create, Implement, and Expand Registered Apprenticeship Programs in Cybersecurity

This Follows Senate Committee Advancing Rosen’s Improving Cybersecurity of Small Organizations Act Yesterday

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced the Cyber Ready Workforce Act, bipartisan legislation that would direct the U.S. Department of Labor to award grants to...