Rosen, Cortez Masto Join Colleagues in Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter Urging Congressional Leaders to Include Dedicated Broadband Funding for Students, Low-Income Families in Future Coronavirus Relief Packages

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced they have joined colleagues in both the United States Senate and U.S. House of Representatives in a bipartisan letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to include dedicated funding to help small broadband providers sustain internet services and upgrades for students and...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Join Colleagues in Letter Urging CMS to Provide Additional Flexibility on Interest Rates for Health Care Providers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced they have joined colleagues in a bipartisan letter urging Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma to request additional information and regulatory flexibility on the interest rates that CMS will charge hospitals, physicians, and other providers who participate in the Accelerated and Advance Payments Program that was expanded under the CARES Act.
 
“We write to...

Rosen Releases Statement in Celebration of Passover, Calls for Resilience, Helping Others During Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released a statement, published in a Medium post, in celebration of the Jewish high holiday of Passover. In the statement, Senator Rosen recognizes the unique circumstances and challenges of this year’s Passover, calling on people to remain connected and resilient in the face of the coronavirus pandemic
 
“This year, COVID-19 and physical distancing threaten the very core of what the holiday calls for, opening our doors to the community,”...

Rosen Leads Nevada Delegation in Bipartisan Letter Urging Congressional Leadership to Include Gaming Small Businesses in Paycheck Protection Program in Future Coronavirus Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) led Nevada’s Congressional delegation, including Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV), Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV), Congressman Mark Amodei (R-NV), and Congresswoman Susie Lee (D-NV), in a bipartisan letter urging Congressional leadership to include gaming small businesses in Nevada and across the country in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
 
“Small...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Join Colleagues in Bicameral Letter Calling on USCIS to Reverse Actions that Could Exacerbate Medical Professional Shortage

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced they have joined colleagues in both the United States Senate and U.S. House of Representatives in a letter to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli, requesting a reversal of the decision to suspend premium processing for employment-based visa applications for physicians.
 
“On March 20, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the...

Rosen, Lankford Join 180 Jewish Organizations in Calling for Unity, Calling Out Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Xenophobia Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and James Lankford (R-OK), co-chairs of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, released the following statement calling on Americans to reject anti-Semitism, racism, and xenophobia in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. 
 
“In times of crisis we often see the best of humanity; people from all faiths and all walks of life coming together to help each other through difficult times. During the coronavirus pandemic...

Rosen Honors Medical Professionals During National Public Health Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), released the following statement commemorating National Public Health Week and honoring the many medical professionals working to protect public health against COVID-19.
 
“In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, we must commit ourselves to taking actions to protect our health and the health of our communities.” said Senator Rosen. “We also should shine a...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Request Interior Department Suspend Non-Emergency Public Comment Periods During Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced they have sent a letter to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, requesting that the Department suspend any new, non-emergency response-related rulemaking and public comment periods during the coronavirus pandemic. 
 
“Due to the extenuating circumstances of this nationwide pandemic and the President’s recent extension of social distancing guidelines through April 30th, we...

Rosen Joins Colleagues in Letter Urging Administration to Enhance Medical Equipment Supply Chain

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined her colleagues in a letter to Vice President Pence urging the White House Coronavirus Task Force to direct the Federal Government to mobilize and coordinate the distribution of vital medical supplies to make sure scarce equipment is delivered in a timely manner to regions that are hit hardest by COVID-19.
 
“Effective and efficient logistics management and supply chain operations will be vital in expanding diagnostic testing...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce Over $160 Million in Nevada Transit Funds for Coronavirus Response

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement announcing transit funds for Nevada included in the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that passed last month. The United States Federal Transit Administration (FTA) provided $167,493,508 in CARES Act grants to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus through the existing transit grants programs. 
 
“During this...