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Rosen Addresses Nevada Child Care Investment and Economic Recovery Event

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) addressed attendees of the Investing in Child Care to Support Economic Recovery in Nevada conference. In her speech, Senator Rosen discussed the work she and her colleagues in Congress have been doing to make child care affordable and accessible, and the critical role it plays in Nevada’s economic recovery.

“Over the last year and a half, COVID-19 has had a devastating toll on our nation’s workforce, one that has disproportionately...

Rosen-Backed Bill to Restore Brand USA Passes Senate Committee Markup

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, released the following statement applauding the Committee’s passage of the Restoring Brand USA Act. Senator Rosen is a co-sponsor of this bipartisan legislation, which would require the Secretary of the Treasury to make $250 million available from unobligated remaining balances collected by the Travel Promotion Fund, before October 1, 2020, for use by the...

Rosen Questions Commerce Department Nominee on Travel and Tourism Recovery Efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Grant Harris, Nominee to be Assistant Secretary for Industry and Analysis at the Department of Commerce, about his plan to help the travel and tourism industry recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. If confirmed, Harris would lead the unit of Commerce’s International Trade Administration that includes the National Travel and Tourism Office, the U.S. Travel...

Rosen Announces Co-Sponsorship of RECOMPETE Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, announced her original co-sponsorship of the Rebuilding Economies and Creating Opportunities for More People Everywhere to Excel Act (RECOMPETE Act), bicameral legislation that would establish a new federal grant program at the Economic Development Agency (EDA) to empower persistently distressed communities to develop, implement, and carry out 10-year economic...

During Senate HELP Hearing, Rosen Discusses Importance of Protecting Right to Unionize, Modernizing U.S. Labor Laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Mark Gaston Pearce, the Executive Director of the Workers’ Rights Institute at Georgetown University Law Center, and Dr. Heidi Shierholz, Senior Economist and Director of Policy at the Economic Policy Institute, about the importance of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act – legislation she co-sponsored – and the benefits of...

Rosen Votes to Confirm Julie Su as Deputy Secretary of Labor

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 an associate member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), released the following statement after voting to confirm Julie Su to serve as the Deputy Secretary of the U.S Department of Labor (DOL):

 “Today, I proudly voted to confirm Julie Su as our nation’s next Deputy Secretary of Labor,” said Senator Rosen. “As our country...

Rosen Applauds $400,000 Department of Commerce Grant She Helped Secure to Operate Minority Business Center in Nevada

LAS VEGAS, NV – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, released the following statement applauding news of a grant totaling $400,000 awarded to the nonprofit Chicanos Por La Causa, Nevada Inc. The grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), was given to support the nonprofit’s operation of an MBDA Business Center in Nevada. This announcement comes following a letter Senator...

Rosen Visits Dress for Success, Discusses Efforts to Help Nevada Women Re-enter Workforce

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, visited Dress for Success Southern Nevada, a nonprofit focused on providing career and economic development skills and resources – including professional attire – to women seeking to enter or re-enter the workforce. During her visit, Senator Rosen highlighted the work she has done to help women who left the workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic secure good-paying,...

Rosen Holds Roundtable with Nevada Workforce Consortium, Discusses Efforts to Expand Access to Workforce Development Opportunities

RENO, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on HealthEducation, Labor and Pensions, held a roundtable discussion with representatives of the Workforce Consortium to discuss her efforts in Congress to assist Nevada workers through increased access to workforce development opportunities.

“As we work to overcome this pandemic, it is critical that we provide Nevadans with the career training and skill development needed to enable them re-enter the workforce...

Rosen Co-Sponsors the Save Hotel Jobs Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, announced her co-sponsorship of the Save Hotel Jobs Act, legislation that would provide hotel owners and operators new grant opportunities and tax credits to help pay hotel employees, rehire laid-off workers, and help the hotel industry recover.

“In 2020, the peak of the economic crisis brought on by the pandemic, Nevada lost tens of thousands of jobs in the hospitality...