Rosen Hosts Small Business Roundtable with Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce, Renews Fight for Federal Programs Important to Nevada Small Businesses

RENO, NV --Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, hosted a roundtable discussion with small business owners at the Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce to discuss legislative actions to better assist northern Nevada’s small business community and announced her support for several programs important to small businesses in Nevada that President Trump has proposed cutting. 

“Nevada’s small businesses are the driving force behind...

Rosen Tours Carson City Low-Income Veteran Housing Complex, Discusses Work to Support Housing Assistance Programs for Nevada’s Homeless Veterans

CARSON CITY, NV --Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) toured the Richards Crossing Housing Complex in Carson City. Richards Crossing Housing Complex provides housing to low-income and homeless individuals through project based-vouchers and the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Veterans Affairs and Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Vouchers. Just last week, Rosen led a bipartisan group of 22 Senators in sending a letter to Senate appropriators, requesting robust funding for the HUD...

Rosen Holds Nursing Workforce Shortage Roundtable At Truckee Meadows Community College, Discusses Her Work to Address Physician Residency Shortage, Access to Care

RENO, NV -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions, joined faculty and staff of the Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) for a nursing workforce shortage roundtable with TMCC representatives, nursing faculty, and nursing students. Senator Rosen also toured TMCC’s health sciences facilities. Rosen recently sent a letter to Comptroller General Gene L. Dodaro requesting a report from GAO that outlines solutions for...

Rosen Holds Student Veteran Roundtable at University of Nevada, Reno, Discusses Her Bipartisan Hire Student Veterans Act

RENO, NV -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) took part in a roundtable discussion with student veterans at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). The Senator discussed her bipartisan Hire Student Veterans Act, legislation she introduced earlier this year. 

“Our veterans have served our country proudly and deserve all the resources available to them to find pathways towards gainful employment,” said Senator Rosen. “I am honored to represent our heroes in Congress, and I appreciate having...

Rosen Tours UNLV School of Medicine, Requests GAO Report on Solutions to Address Physician Shortages and Increase Access to Care

LAS VEGAS, NV -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions, joined the UNLV School of Medicine Founding Dean, Barbara Atkinson, M.D, for a tour of the University of Las Vegas School of Medicine. Rosen recently sent a letter to Comptroller General Gene L. Dodaro requesting a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to examine the effectiveness of the current structure of federally-funded Graduate Medical...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Grants Allocated to Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) -- a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs -- and Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) applauded the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for awarding $13,729,155 in preparedness grant funding to the state of Nevada for Fiscal Year 2019.  

“Protecting the safety of Nevadans and those who visit our state is paramount, we want to applaud the Department of Homeland Security for supporting security...

Rosen Highlights Action Taken During First 100 Days in Office

RENO, NV --Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement highlighting the actions her office has taken during her first 100 days in office.

“On my 100th day in the U.S. Senate, we are hard at work to address a wide range of issues that matter to Nevadans, including preserving health care and pre-existing conditions protections, fighting for commonsense immigration reform, and defending our state’s environment and public lands,” said Senator Rosen. “I am proud to go...

Rosen Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Allow Banking Access to Licensed Marijuana Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. --Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, announced her co-sponsorship of the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act of 2019. The bipartisan bill would allow banking access to licensed cannabis businesses operating in states that have legalized the sale of marijuana, including Nevada.

“Nevada’s marijuana businesses are continuing to operate as cash-only businesses as a result of federal laws blocking...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud Over $730,000 to Study Infectious Diseases in Nevada, Encourage Young Women to Pursue a STEM Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement celebrating a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for over $730,000 awarded to the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). The grant will finance a project to study chytridiomycosis, a disease that causes dramatic losses of amphibian biodiversity in Nevada and around the world. The project will also broaden participation for young women in STEM through training and...

Rosen Questions Administration’s Role in Preventing Individuals from Legally Claiming Asylum in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During Tuesday morning’s Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing, Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Rodolfo Karisch, Chief Patrol Agent in Rio Grande Valley sector of the U.S. Border Patrol, and Randy Howe, Customs and Border Protection Executive Director for OFO Operations about reports that the President has directed agency personnel to violate the law and close the ports of entry at the southern border to all migrants, preventing...