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...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bill to Support Homeowners, Renters During COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Coronavirus Housing Counseling Improvement Act, legislation that would expand access to critical information, assistance programs, and services for millions of families struggling to remain in their homes because of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic fallout.

“The coronavirus pandemic is making it more difficult for families to access affordable housing in Nevada,” said Senator Rosen. “Nevada families now...

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, Homeland Security Committee Colleagues Demand Answers from Administration on Strategic National Stockpile

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and her Democratic colleagues on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), in calling for answers from the administration about the Strategic National Stockpile, which is maintained by the federal government to rapidly distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) and other critical medical supplies during public health emergencies.

Recent reports indicate that the Department...

Rosen Joins Webinar with Members of the UndocuCouncil from the Nevada Immigrant Coalition, Discusses Support for Nevada Dreamers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined a webinar with members of the UndocuCouncil from the Nevada Immigrant Coalition to provide an update on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

“On June 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court halted the Trump Administration’s attempts to end DACA, and with this decision, the Court took a significant step toward validating the right of Dreamers...

Rosen, Colleagues Introduce Resolution Condemning Trump Administration Efforts to Dismantle our Nation’s Health Care Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senator John Tester (D-MT) and Senate colleagues in introducing a resolution condemning the “reckless” efforts of the Trump Administration to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and demanding the Department of Justice (DOJ) defend existing law in court and halt its efforts to repeal the health care protections for millions – including 133 million Americans with pre-existing conditions— in the middle of a public health emergency.

“Thi...

During HELP Hearing, Rosen Questions Dr. Fauci on Testing and Utilizing Data to Combat COVID-19

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen questioned Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and National Institutes of Health, about COVID-19 testing in the U.S., and how information from testing is being utilized to combat the virus.

As our communities focus on how to safely get back to work and school,...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce Over $1.1 Million in FEMA Grant Funding for PPE to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement announcing $1,113,761 in federal grant funding awarded to Nevada from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to be used for the purchase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for medical and essential workers to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

“As Nevada continues to take steps to reopen, it is critical that our frontline workers are equipped with the proper...

Rosen Statement in Response to Trump Administration’s Latest Attempt to Strike Down our Nation’s Health Care Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to news that the Trump Administration has filed a brief to strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in court.

“It is unconscionable that this Administration is actively working to take health care away from millions of Americans during a global public health crisis that has infected over 2 million Americans,” said Senator Rosen. “As we continue to witness the devastating health impacts of the...

Rosen Leads Bipartisan Group of Colleagues in Calling on European Union to Designate Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Representatives Lee Zeldin (R-NY) and Ted Deutch (D-FL) in leading a bipartisan and bicameral group of over two dozen Members of Congress urging European Union (EU) member states to designate the entirety of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. Hezbollah has increasingly used Europe as a launching pad for its criminal and terrorist activities, including money laundering, drug smuggling, recruitment,...