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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...

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...