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Rosen Helps Introduce 21st Century Workforce Partnerships Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), announced that she has joined Senators Tina Smith (D-MN) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to help introduce the 21st Century Workforce Partnerships Act (S.2670), legislation that would provide federal support for middle and high schools to partner with institutions of higher education, industry partners, and apprenticeship programs to create an education or...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud USDA Grant of Over $95,000 for Rural Microentreprenuers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news of a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development grant totaling $95,212 awarded to the Rural Nevada Development Corporation in Ely.

“Nevada’s small business community is the driving force behind our state’s economy,” said the Senators. “This grant will be used to support rural microentrepreneurs and microenterprises, as well as make it easier for...

Rosen Applauds Rapid Growth of Nevada Software Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship released the following statement applauding a recent report by Software.org: the BSA Foundation highlighting Nevada as the state with the highest growth of software jobs in the nation in 2019.

“Nevada’s technology sector is quickly growing into one of the premier hiring industries in the United...

Rosen Discusses Rural Economic Development with Northern Nevada Community Leaders

VIRGINIA CITY, NV – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, held a roundtable discussion in Storey County with community leaders to discuss economic development in rural areas of Nevada.

“Every corner of Nevada has the capacity for additional economic growth and development,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to sit down with...

Rosen Joins Coons, Scott, and Gardner in Introducing Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Support Investment in U.S. Manufacturing

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  This week, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, joined Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Tim Scott (R-SC), and Cory Gardner (R-CO) in helping to introduce bipartisan legislation to increase investment in American small manufacturers. The Strengthening Investment to Grow Manufacturing in America (SIGMA) Act would support American manufacturers through...

Rosen Co-Signs Letter in Opposition to Administration’s Proposed Changes to Measuring Poverty Level

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined her colleagues in sending a letter to President Donald Trump, opposing proposed changes to how the federal poverty rate is calculated. Early last month, the Administration announced its proposal to redefine the formula for calculating poverty, which experts are warning could result in cuts to federal aid that help millions of low-income Americans.

“We write to express our opposition to your administration’s numerous and ongoing...

Rosen Hosts Small Business Roundtable with Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce, Renews Fight for Federal Programs Important to Nevada Small Businesses

RENO, NV --Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, hosted a roundtable discussion with small business owners at the Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce to discuss legislative actions to better assist northern Nevada’s small business community and announced her support for several programs important to small businesses in Nevada that President Trump has proposed cutting. 

“Nevada’s small businesses are the driving force behind...

Rosen Hosts Roundtable with Fernley Chamber of Commerce

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RENO, NV --Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, hosted a roundtable discussion with members of the Fernley Chamber of Commerce to discuss issues such as affordable housing and economic development and hear from business leaders in Fernley about community concerns.
 
“The Fernley Chamber of Commerce is an important advocate for our business community in Nevada, and I’m proud to work with them to fight for a stronger,...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Resolution to Save Net Neutrality

WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation and Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, joined Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) in co-sponsoring the Congressional Review Act (CRA) Resolution of Disapproval to restore the 2015 Open Internet Order, which the D.C. Circuit Court upheld in 2016. The legislation would effectively reinstate net neutrality rules, which the Federal Communications...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Child Care for Working Families Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, announced her co-sponsorship of the Child Care for Working Families Act, legislation introduced by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA). The bill would promote affordable, high-quality early learning and child care for working families. 

“The lack of affordable, quality child care too often forces families to make the difficult choice between working to effectively...