Rosen Announces Original Co-Sponsorship of Transit to Trails Act

WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), announced her original co-sponsorship of the Transit to Trails Act of 2021. This bicameral legislation, introduced in the Senate by Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and in the House of Representatives by Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA), would create a grant program to fund projects that make transportation to parks, green spaces, and public lands and waters more accessible for underserved communities.

“Nevada’s public lands, parks, and waterways are...

Rosen Tours New York-New York Hotel & Casino, T-Mobile Arena, Discusses Efforts to Promote Tourism and Hospitality Industries

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, during National Travel and Tourism Week, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen, Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, visited the New York-New York Hotel & Casino and the T-Mobile Arena to learn more about how Congress can support the recovery efforts of the state’s tourism industry.

“Nevada’s travel, tourism, and hospitality industries are key cornerstones of our state’s economy, and during the COVID-19 pandemic, these industries have faced...

Rosen Visits Culinary Health Center, Highlights Efforts to Protect Nevada Workers’ Health

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and a former member of the Culinary Workers Union Local 226, visited the Culinary Health Center, the first and only health center in Las Vegas dedicated to supporting members of the Culinary Workers Union and their dependents.

“During the health crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Culinary Health Center has played a critical role in ensuring that...

Rosen Applauds $28.6 Billion in SBA Grant Funding Made Available to Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, released the following statement announcing the launch of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The Revitalization Fund program, established as part of the Rosen-supported American Rescue Plan Act, and totaling $28,600,000,000, is now accepting applications. The provision in the American Rescue Plan Act that created the fund was...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan CONNECT for Health Act To Increase Access to Telehealth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), announced her co-sponsorship of the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2021. This bipartisan and bicameral legislation would expand coverage of telehealth services through Medicare, make COVID-19 telehealth flexibilities permanent, improve health outcomes, and make it easier for patients to...

Rosen Commemorates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement commemorating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month:

This month is an important opportunity to recognize Nevada’s AAPI community members,” said Senator Rosen. “During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, let’s celebrate the achievements and contributions of the AAPI community and the impact they have made on our state and country. Members of the AAPI community are business owners, artists, scientists,...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Legislation to Reduce Sexual Harassment in STEM, Support Women in Tech

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, announced her co-sponsorship of the Combating Sexual Harassment in Science Act. This legislation would work to improve the understanding of factors contributing to sexual harassment in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, examine the impacts of harassment on individuals and policies to reduce it, and spur government interagency efforts...

Rosen-Backed Bipartisan Bill to Honor All-Black, All-Female World War II Battalion Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the Six Triple Eight Congressional Gold Medal Act, legislation she introduced with Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS), passed the United States Senate. This bipartisan legislation would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the women who served in the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, one of the only African-American Women’s Army Corps units to serve overseas...

Senators Rosen, Wicker, Romney, Hassan and Rep. Kilmer Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Teach CS Act to Support Computer Science Educators

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, alongside Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS), Mitt Romney (R-UT), and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), announced their re-introduction of the Teacher Education for Computer Science Act (Teach CS) Act. This bipartisan legislation would support teacher training and schools in educating students in the area of...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Legislation to Expand Access to Broadband in Tribal Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband, announced her co-sponsorship of the Extending Tribal Broadband Priority Act of 2021, legislation that would expand the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC's) 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window to allow Tribal communities the time they need to apply for spectrum licenses to expand broadband access in...