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Rosen Leads Bipartisan Effort to Ensure SAFE Banking Act Included In NDAA

Letter from Senate Armed Services Committee Members Urges Committee Leaders to Keep House-Passed Bipartisan Bill Allowing Legal Cannabis Businesses to Access Critical Banking Services in Final Version of NDAA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) is leading a bipartisan letter today of Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) members urging leaders of the Armed Services Committees in the House and Senate to keep the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act in the final...

Rosen Applauds U.S. Department of Commerce for Rejecting Expansion of Job-Killing Tariffs on Solar Panels

Decision Follows a Letter Led by Senator Rosen Urging Commerce Secretary to Stop Threat of New Tariffs on Solar Imports  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, applauded the U.S. Department of Commerce this week for rejecting a series of anonymously filed petitions to expand job-killing tariffs on solar panels and cells imported from Malaysia, Vietnam, and Thailand. Affordable solar panels, almost all of...

Rosen Participates in U.S. Travel’s CEO Roundtable to Discuss Recovery of Travel and Tourism Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, released a statement following a virtual roundtable discussion with travel and tourism industry CEOs. During the meeting, Senator Rosen discussed the current state of the travel and tourism industry in Nevada and nationally, and her legislative work to support the industry as it recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

“In Nevada, travel and tourism are the lifeblood...

Rosen Meets with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to Discuss Nevada’s Economic Outlook, Urgent Need to Avoid Debt Ceiling Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) met with Chairman of the Federal Reserve Jerome Powell in her office. During their meeting, Senator Rosen and Chairman Powell discussed strategies to address Nevada’s unemployment challenges, limit inflation, and revive our economy, as well as the potential consequences of not raising the debt ceiling this month and the urgent need to avoid a default.

“With states like Nevada that rely on travel and tourism still confronting higher than...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Support Nevada Restaurants

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced her co-sponsorship of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund Replenishment Act of 2021, bipartisan legislation to provide the Restaurant Revitalization Fund – established by the Rosen-backed American Rescue Plan Act – with an additional $60 billion in funding to meet the outstanding demand for the program.

“Nevada’s vibrant restaurant community makes up a key...

Rosen, Moran, Lawson Re-Introduce Bipartisan Tax Cut for Veterans Starting Small Businesses

Bicameral Bill Would Deliver New Tax Credit to Help Veterans Starting Small Businesses in Underserved Communities With Startup Costs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) re-introduced their bipartisan Veterans Jobs Opportunity Act to create a new startup tax credit to help veterans who establish small businesses in underserved communities. This commonsense bill would provide veterans starting a small business with a 15% tax credit on the first $50...

Rosen Addresses Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, Discusses Her Actions to Promote Economic Recovery in Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, addressed members of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce on her work to support Nevada’s economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. During her remarks, Senator Rosen highlighted the actions she’s taken to help small businesses, uplift key Nevada industries like travel and tourism, and invest in...

Rosen Chairs Subcommittee Hearing Focused on Legislative Solutions to Boost Travel and Tourism Recovery

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, held a hearing yesterday examining the Omnibus Travel and Tourism Act of 2021, forthcoming bipartisan legislation being developed that would support the recovery of the travel and tourism economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Witnesses—including Tori Emerson Barnes, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs and Policy, U.S. Travel Association (USTA); Suzanne Neufang,...

Rosen Applauds News of Administration’s Plan to Ease Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated Foreign Travelers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, released the following statement applauding news that the Biden Administration will begin lifting travel restrictions in November for fully vaccinated foreign travelers seeking to fly to the U.S.

“The Biden Administration’s announcement that the United States will soon begin taking safe, practical steps to lift foreign travel restrictions with proof of vaccination...

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...