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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...

In Video Call with Northern Nevada Workforce Consortium, Rosen Discusses Her Efforts in Congress to Support Nevada Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined a video call with members of the Northern Nevada Workforce Consortium to discuss her work in Congress to support Nevada workers through increased access to workforce development opportunities.

“During the coronavirus pandemic, organizations like the Northern Nevada Workforce Consortium, that are bringing people together to network, collaborate, and...

Rosen, Colleagues Demand Answers from SBA on Closure of the Program that Promoted Gender and Racial Diversity in Boardrooms Across the Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, joined Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and six of their Senate colleagues in a letter to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza inquiring as to why the Open Network for Board Diversity (ONBOARD) initiative has been shut down. The ONBOARD initiative was the first of its kind in the public sector to advance the pipeline of individuals from...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan RESTART Act to Provide New Business Loans for Payroll, Benefits, and Operating Costs During COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced her co-sponsorship of the Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards a Recovery in Twenty-twenty (RESTART) Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Todd Young (R-IN). This legislation would create a new loan program to help small and mid-sized businesses as well as non-profits cover 6 months of payroll, benefits, and fixed...

Rosen Applauds $3.3 Million in CARES Act Funding Awarded to Help Rural Nevada Small Businesses Respond to Coronavirus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news that the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant totaling $3,300,000 to the Rural Nevada Development Corporation in Ely, Nevada to support Nevada rural small businesses.

“Nevada’s rural small businesses are the economic engine that keeps many of our communities afloat,” said Senator Jacky Rosen. “This grant...

During Senate Small Business Committee Hearing, Rosen Discusses Her EIDL for Small Businesses Act, How Congress Can Support Minority-Owned Businesses

Watch Senator Rosen’s full remarks here.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen spoke with business leaders about her recently introduced bipartisan EIDL for Small Businesses Act, as well as the lack of access to capital and other issues that minority businesses enterprises (MBEs) or minority-owned small businesses have experienced during the coronavirus pandemic, and how Congress can best provide...

Rosen, Cornyn Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Increased EIDL Loans and EIDL Advance Grants, Assist Nation’s Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) announced their introduction of the Ensuring Increased Disaster Loans (EIDL) for Small Businesses Act (S.4227). This bipartisan legislation would assist the nation’s small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic by providing an additional $180 billion for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance programs. The...

Rosen Highlights Work to Support Cyber Workforce Development, Importance of Relief in Video Call with Sierra Nevada Job Corps

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), joined a video call with the Sierra Nevada Job Corps to learn how they are educating at-risk youth across Nevada during COVID-19, provide an update on her work in Congress to support Nevada’s workforce, and discuss her work to promote cyber workforce training.

“I’m grateful for organizations like the Sierra Nevada Job Corps who work tirelessly to support...

Rosen Highlights Support for Small Businesses in Video Call with Nevada’s Chambers of Commerce

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, joined a video call with leaders of Nevada’s chambers of commerce to provide an update on her work in Congress to support small businesses and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, including her work to extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). In Nevada, over 525,000 jobs have been retained as a result of PPP.

“I’m working to ensure that Nevada’s small...

Nevada System of Higher Education, Tennessee Board of Regents, College Presidents in 34 States Endorse Rosen and Blackburn’s 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 Dr. Thom Reilly, Chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and Dr. Flora Tydings, Chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents, along with college presidents from 34 states have endorsed their bipartisan Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act. The Senators’ bipartisan bill would help to fill the gap...