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On Small Business Saturday, Rosen Announces Initiative to Highlight Nevada Small Businesses

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced that her office will be launching an initiative to regularly highlight Nevada small businesses. This news comes on Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting small business communities across the United States.

“In Nevada, small businesses are the driving force that powers our state’s economic engine,” said Senator Rosen. “Unfortunately, during...

Rosen, Cortez Masto, Colleagues Introduce the HEROES Small Business Lifeline Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, a member of the Senate Committee on Finance,  joined Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), Ranking Member of the Senate Small Business Committee in introducing the HEROES Small Business Lifeline Act. This comprehensive small business package would provide much-needed support for small businesses, live venues, and restaurants across the...

Rosen Holds Virtual Roundtable with STEM Business Leaders

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, held a roundtable with small business owners from Nevada to discuss the growing STEM workforce.

“It’s no secret that this pandemic has taken a toll on Nevada, and in particular, our economy, small businesses, and workforce have felt the impact,” said Senator Rosen. “As we work through this pandemic...

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...