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Rosen, Fischer Re-Introduce Bipartisan Veterans Assistance Helpline Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Deb Fischer (R-NE) announced their re-introduction of the Veterans Assistance Helpline Act, bipartisan legislation that would permanently establish a helpline for veterans to use in order to quickly obtain information and assistance with all services from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The bill would also work toward deploying a simple, easy-to-remember dialing code for veterans to use to immediately connect them to all of the VA...

Rosen-Led Bipartisan Veteran Education Empowerment Act Receives Senate VA Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held a hearing on pending legislation, including Senator Jacky Rosen’s Veterans Education Empowerment Act (S. 1881). The Rosen-led bipartisan legislation would create, maintain, and operate Student Veteran Centers at universities and colleges across the nation to help student veterans transitioning from military to civilian life. Rosen introduced the bipartisan and bicameral Veteran Education Empowerment Act alongside...

Rosen Commemorates Veterans Day, Launches Updated Veterans Resource Guide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) commemorated Veterans Day by announcing her office has released an updated Veterans Resource Guide, which includes resource and contact information for veteran services and numerous other benefits offered at the Federal, State, and Local levels to assist Nevada’s veterans, those transitioning from military service, and their families. The resource guide is available online here, and physical copies can be obtained from Senator Rosen’s...

Rosen Meets with Veteran Entrepreneurs in Las Vegas, Discusses Her Bipartisan Bill to Provide New Tax Cuts to Veterans Starting Small Businesses

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) met with veteran entrepreneurs to discuss how her bipartisan Veterans Jobs Opportunity Act would help veterans starting small businesses in underserved communities with startup costs. Rosen met with veterans who have become entrepreneurs through Bunker Labs, a nonprofit that provides community, programs, and courses to help military veterans start and grow successful businesses.

“Nevada is the proud home of over 18,000 veteran-owned small...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill Expanding Access to Mammography Services for Women Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Supporting Expanded Review for Veterans in Combat Environments (SERVICE) Act. This bipartisan legislation – introduced by Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) – would improve the health of women veterans by expanding Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) mammogram screening eligibility.

“I’m proud to support this bipartisan legislation to expand access to important, life-saving medical...

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 Leads Colleagues in Bipartisan Call to Increase Funding to Support Homeless Veteran Housing and Support Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that she and Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) have led 27 of their Senate colleagues in a bipartisan letter to Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Susan Collins (R-ME), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, respectively, requesting funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Veteran Affairs and Supportive...

Rosen Meets with Nevada Student Veterans, Discusses Her Bipartisan Legislation to Support Their Transition from the Battlefield to the Classroom

RENO, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions, met with student veterans from the University of Nevada, Reno and Truckee Meadows Community College to hear first-hand the challenges they face related to school, COVID-19, and veterans’ educational benefits. They also discussed Senator Rosen’s recently introduced Veteran Education Empowerment Act, bipartisan legislation to create, maintain, and operate Student Veteran...

Rosen Introduces the Bipartisan, Bicameral Veteran Education Empowerment Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), announced the introduction of the Veteran Education Empowerment Act, legislation to create, maintain, and operate Student Veteran Centers at universities and colleges across the nation to help student veterans transitioning from military to civilian life. Rosen introduced the bipartisan and bicameral Veteran Education Empowerment Act alongside Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) in the...

Senator Rosen Speaks with Nevada Veterans Her Office Helped Secure VA Disability Benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, spoke with Nevada Veterans including Steve Pappas -- a former soldier in the United States Army, who, with the help of Senator Rosen, was successfully able to file a service-related disability claim, access VA health care, and receive over $17,000 in earned back pay – and Norman Johnson – a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and former member of the United States Air Force, who, with the help of...