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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...

Rosen Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Update National Travel and Tourism Infrastructure Strategic Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, introduced her bipartisan bill, the Travel Optimization by Updating and Revitalizing Infrastructure to Support Mobilization (TOURISM) Act. This bipartisan legislation – introduced alongside Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Roger Wicker (R-MS); Senate Travel and Tourism Caucus Co-Chair Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN); Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export...

Rosen Visits 1 Sun Solar, Discusses Economic Assistance For Small Businesses, Support for Clean Energy

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, visited 1 Sun Solar Electric – a southern Nevada solar company that specializes in rooftop solar installation and energy distribution -- to discuss Senator Rosen’s work helping Nevada small businesses respond to and recover from the economic impacts of COVID-19, as well as her efforts to support clean energy development.

“Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, I have...

Rosen Chairs Subcommittee Hearing Focused on Investing in America’s Tourism and Hospitality Workforce and Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion held a hearing on supporting America’s tourism and hospitality workforce and small businesses. Witnesses – including D. Taylor, International President of UNITE HERE; Shaundell Newsome, Chair of the Urban Chamber of Commerce, Las Vegas; Bill Lupfer, President and CEO of Florida Attractions Association; and Drew Daly, Senior Vice President of Dream Vacations World Travel...

Rosen Recognizes IMBĪB Custom Brews in May Small Business Spotlight

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced that IMBĪB Custom Brews, located in Reno, Nevada, has been chosen for her May Small Business Spotlight, a monthly initiative to highlight Nevada small businesses.

“Nevada’s small businesses are vital to the recovery and growth of our economy,” said Senator Rosen. “IMBĪB Owners Matt Johnson and Jason Green have created quality beverages and brought...

Rosen Transcript Following Small Business Committee Hearing on Minority and Women Contracting

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (SBC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Rosa Caldas, President and CEO of ZemiTek LLC, and Euripides “Ruby” Rubio, President and CEO of Ops Tech Alliance LLC, about improving resources for minority, veteran, and women-owned small businesses, increasing contracting opportunities for women and minority-owned small businesses, and the impact COVID-19 has had on federal contracting. A...

Rosen Introduces the Keeping Our Promise to Small Businesses Act to Help Nevada Small Businesses Access PPP Funds They Were Promised

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, announced the introduction of her Keeping Our Promise to Small Businesses Act, legislation that would allow for all Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) applications that were submitted on or before May 4th – when PPP funding unexpectedly ran out early – to be able to receive the funding they were promised if their applications are approved by the U.S. Small Business...

Rosen Chairs Senate Subcommittee Hearing on Creating and Restoring Travel and Tourism Jobs, Reviving International Tourism in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, convened a hearing to examine the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on international travel to the United States, with a particular focus on the ripple effects in other industries, such as hospitality and tourism. It also reviewed the regional impacts of COVID-19 on the communities and workers hardest hit by decreases in international travel to the United States....

Senators Rosen, Ernst and Reps. Lee, Stauber Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Expand Child Care Availability

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) – both members of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship – alongside Representatives Susie Lee (D-NV) and Pete Stauber (R-MN) announced their introduction of the Small Business Child Care Investment Act. This bipartisan and bicameral legislation would make non-profit child care providers that are small businesses eligible to participate in all loan programs available through the Small Business...

Rosen Hosts 1st Annual Small Business Resource Fair

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, hosted her first annual Small Business Resource Fair – held virtually this year -- to provide Nevada small businesses with information on how to access resources at the local, state, and federal level. During the event, Rosen highlighted federal resources she fought for that are available to support Nevada businesses – including EIDL loans for small businesses, direct...