Rosen Recognizes Reno Roots Nursery in February 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 Reno Roots Nursery, a home based nursery that specializes in growing and sourcing rare plants, has been chosen for her February Small Business Spotlight, a monthly initiative to highlight Nevada small businesses.
 
“Small businesses are the driving force behind Nevada’s economy,” said Senator Rosen. “During this challenging time, it is important that...

Rosen Named Chairwoman of New Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that she has been named Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s newly formed Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion.

“It is an honor to be named the chair of the Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion,” said Senator Rosen. “I thank Senator Cantwell, Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, for entrusting me with the responsibility...

Rosen Applauds Over 1 Million Dollars in Grant Funding for Water Restoration and Drought Resiliency Programs in Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news that the Bureau of Reclamation has awarded Nevada two WaterSMART grants totaling $1,037,723 to support two development projects aimed at water restoration and drought resiliency.

“Water management and reliability are critical for our state,” said Senator Rosen. “I applaud this grant funding, which will go toward projects that restore our waterways against water-borne diseases and help to...

Rosen Co-Sponsors the U.S. Citizenship Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), announced her co-sponsorship of the U.S. Citizenship Act, a comprehensive immigration reform bill based on President Biden’s proposal that would create a pathway to citizenship for immigrants, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients; address the root causes of migration; and improve our...

Rosen Holds Virtual Roundtable with Workforce Leaders to Discuss Nevada’s Manufacturing Industry

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, held a roundtable with workforce leaders from Nevada to discuss the Silver State’s manufacturing industry. During the roundtable, Senator Rosen discussed her bipartisan Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act, legislation that would invest in education and training to get Americans back...

Rosen Holds Virtual Roundtable to Discuss Student Mental 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), held a roundtable with Nevada educational and medical experts to discuss strategies for preventing teen suicide and addressing the mental health needs of Nevada students. This roundtable follows a recent surge of Clark County students who died by suicide since the onset of the pandemic. Rosen raised this critical issue with Secretary of Education nominee Dr....

Rosen Applauds 2 Million Dollar Grant Awarded to UNLV for Nuclear Science, Engineering, and Security Research

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, released the following statement applauding news that the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has awarded the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) a grant totaling $2,000,000 to support research and development in nuclear science, engineering, and security:

“Congratulations to UNLV for receiving this funding,...

Rosen Applauds $500,000 in Grant Funding To Train Next Generation Workforce For Solar Energy Jobs In Nevada

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, released the following statement applauding news that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) a grant totaling $500,000 to develop high-efficiency solar panels. The researchers involved will include underrepresented minority undergraduate...

Rosen, Moran Introduce Legislation to Honor All-Black, All-Female World War II Battalion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) in introducing the Six Triple Eight Congressional Gold Medal Act. This bipartisan legislation would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the women who served in the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, which was one of the only African-American Women’s Army Corps units to serve overseas during World War II.

“The women of the Six Triple Eight...

Rosen Joins Armed Services Subcommittees on Airland, Cybersecurity, and Strategic Forces

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), announced that she has joined the Subcommittee on Airland, the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, and the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces.

“Nevada is the proud home to multiple critically important military bases and installations where we conduct the training and operations essential to the success of our armed forces,” said Senator Rosen. “As a member of these three subcommittees, I...