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During Senate Small Business Committee Hearing, Rosen Discusses Her EIDL for Small Businesses Act, How Congress Can Support Minority-Owned Businesses

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen spoke with business leaders about her recently introduced bipartisan EIDL for Small Businesses Act, as well as the lack of access to capital and other issues that minority businesses enterprises (MBEs) or minority-owned small businesses have experienced during the coronavirus pandemic, and how Congress can best provide...

Rosen, Cornyn Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Increased EIDL Loans and EIDL Advance Grants, Assist Nation’s Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) announced their introduction of the Ensuring Increased Disaster Loans (EIDL) for Small Businesses Act (S.4227). This bipartisan legislation would assist the nation’s small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic by providing an additional $180 billion for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance programs. The...

Rosen Highlights Work to Support Cyber Workforce Development, Importance of Relief in Video Call with Sierra Nevada Job Corps

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), joined a video call with the Sierra Nevada Job Corps to learn how they are educating at-risk youth across Nevada during COVID-19, provide an update on her work in Congress to support Nevada’s workforce, and discuss her work to promote cyber workforce training.

“I’m grateful for organizations like the Sierra Nevada Job Corps who work tirelessly to support...

Rosen Highlights Support for Small Businesses in Video Call with Nevada’s Chambers of Commerce

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, joined a video call with leaders of Nevada’s chambers of commerce to provide an update on her work in Congress to support small businesses and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, including her work to extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). In Nevada, over 525,000 jobs have been retained as a result of PPP.

“I’m working to ensure that Nevada’s small...

Nevada System of Higher Education, Tennessee Board of Regents, College Presidents in 34 States Endorse Rosen and Blackburn’s Bipartisan Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), members of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, announced that Dr. Thom Reilly, Chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and Dr. Flora Tydings, Chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents, along with college presidents from 34 states have endorsed their bipartisan Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act. The Senators’ bipartisan bill would help to fill the gap...

Rosen Announces $450,000 Grant for Registered Apprenticeships in Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, released the following statement announcing Nevada has been awarded a grant totaling $450,000 from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to improve and expand the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) in Nevada. This funding will be used to place 35 crisis counselors in community programs statewide to support Nevadans coping with the effects of COVID-19. 

“Nevada is...

Senate Passes Rosen-Backed Legislation to Extend Small Business Relief Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, helped introduce and pass in the U.S. Senate bipartisan legislation to extend the U.S. Small Business Administration’s authority to approve Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans to small businesses through August 8, 2020. Without action from Congress, PPP will expire at midnight. Rosen’s bipartisan legislation – introduced alongside Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD),...

Rosen, Blackburn Unveil Slate of Endorsements for their Bipartisan Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), members of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, announced that the American Small Manufacturers Coalition, The Software Alliance, CompTIA, and the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry are new endorsers of their Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act. The Senators’ bipartisan bill would help to fill the gap between the growth of advanced manufacturing jobs and individuals...

Rosen Joins Discussion with Members of Latin Chamber of Commerce, Discusses Resources for Small Businesses

LAS VEGAS, NV – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, participated in a discussion with members of Las Vegas’ Latin Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Nevada District Director Joe Amato to provide an update on the federal government’s COVID-19 response, discuss her actions to support Nevada small businesses, and answer questions from Nevada small business owners.

“COVID-19 has affected countless...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud Over $400,000 NSF Grant to Truckee Meadows Community College for Increased Access to Advanced Manufacturing Career Paths

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation for awarding Truckee Meadows Community College a grant of $439,620 to be used for improving access to career pathways in advanced manufacturing. 
 
“With advanced manufacturing on the rise in Nevada and across the U.S., it is important that we take action to make sure that Nevadans are equipped to take part in this growing field,...