Rosen Recognizes Eileen Entertainment in April Small Business Spotlight

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced that Eileen Entertainment, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, has been chosen for her April Small Business Spotlight, a monthly initiative to highlight Nevada small businesses.

“Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world, so what better business to highlight for my April Small Business Spotlight than Eileen Entertainment,” said Senator Rosen. “This...

Rosen Helps Reintroduce Keep Americans Safe Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Keep Americans Safe Act, legislation to prohibit the importation, sale, manufacturing, transfer, or possession of gun magazines that hold more than ten rounds of ammunition.

“We must take commonsense steps in order to prevent widespread gun violence from continuing to impact our communities,” said Senator Rosen. “This legislation banning high capacity magazines would help curb mass shootings and other...

Rosen Transcript Following Senate Hearing on Providing COVID-19 Vaccine Information

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Dr. Tracie Collins, Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health on utilizing trusted messengers to distribute COVID-19 vaccine information and deploying vaccine access via in-house clinics at worksites and mobile units in rural communities. Rosen specifically highlighted the work Las...

Rosen Delivers Keynote Address at American Hotel and Lodging Association Virtual 2021 Safety Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the newly-formed Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, addressed the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) as a keynote speaker and discussed issues related to the hospitality industry, with a specific focus on preventing human trafficking.

“COVID-19 poses significant challenges for Nevada’s economy. Far too many Nevadans who built careers in the hospitality, travel,  and tourism industries are out of...

Rosen, Tillis Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Opportunities For Minority Student Entrepreneurs to Succeed

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) announced their introduction of the Minority Entrepreneurship Grant Program Act. This bipartisan legislation would establish a Minority Entrepreneurship Grant Program through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to award grants to Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to...

Rosen Transcript Following HSGAC Hearing on COVID-19 Response

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Julie L Gerbeding M.D, the Honorable Nicole Lurie M.D., and Elizabeth A. Zimmerman on preparedness for COVID-19, data tracking, and early pandemic response. A transcript of the Senator’s full exchange can be found below, and a video of the Senator’s full exchange can be found here.

ROSEN: Thank you, Chair Peters and Ranking Member...

Rosen Chairs Inaugural Hearing in Commerce Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the newly-formed Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, convened the Subcommittee’s inaugural hearing entitled, “The State of Travel and Tourism During COVID.” The hearing examined the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the travel and tourism industry, focusing on hotels, conventions, and the broader hospitality industry. The hearing also reviewed the regional impacts of COVID on tourism-heavy economies...

Rosen Addresses Nevada AFL-CIO During Virtual Legislative Conference

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 after attending the annual Nevada AFL-CIO Legislative Virtual Conference.

“I appreciate everything that the AFL-CIO does to fight for Nevada’s working families,” said Senator Rosen. “Nevada’s union members keep our economy going. It is critical we ensure that past and present union members are getting the benefits and...

Rosen Applauds $5 Million in HUD Grant Funding Awarded to the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation for Affordable Housing Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news of a grant totaling $5,000,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded to the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation’s Housing Authority to construct 10 new housing units. This grant is allocated by the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Competitive Grant Program which provides federal funds for affordable housing activities for safe and healthy...

Rosen Applauds Over $37 Million in HUD Grant Funding Awarded to Nevada for Affordable Housing Projects

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news of five grants totaling $37,098,054 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded to Nevada. These HOME Formula Grants are part of the American Rescue Plan Act, COVID-19 relief legislation that Senator Rosen voted to pass in March, and will fund housing projects to provide affordable and safe housing to low-income families across the Silver State.

“Across Nevada, there...