Rosen Joins Colleagues in Demanding Answers on How USPS Operational Changes Have Impacted Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) and the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, joined 23 Senate colleagues in a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy seeking answers on the impact that recent USPS operational changes and mail delays have had on small businesses:

“Your recent changes to Postal Service operations have resulted in delays that threaten to undermine the...

Rosen Joins Colleagues in Urging School Nutrition Program Extension for 2020-21 School Year

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 she has joined Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and 28 of their Senate colleagues in calling for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to fully extend school meal waivers through the end of the 2020-21 school year so that schools have the flexibility that they need to fully serve students whether or not they are attending school in person:

“The...

Rosen Applauds Over $1.1 Million in Grant Funding to Support Development of Hispanic Serving Institutions 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), released the following statement applauding news that the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has provided two grants totaling $1,142,529 that will be used to help expand programs and student support at two of Nevada’s Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) and Nevada State College:

“Here in Nevada, Hispanic-Serving...

Rosen Joins Colleagues in Denouncing Administration’s Political Interference in COVID-19 Response

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 she has joined Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Committee, and Senate colleagues in a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar criticizing the Trump Administration for their reported political interference in the COVID-19 response. In their letter, the Senators warned that decisions to pressure and overrule...

On Final Day of Statewide Virtual Tour, Rosen Discusses Rural Broadband Needs in Lincoln County, Environmental Project in Eureka, Workforce Development in Elko, Hosts Small Business Roundtable in White Pine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on the last leg of her statewide virtual tour, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) participated in a series of events, including: a meeting on the rural broadband needs in Lincoln County with County Commissioner Bevan Lister, a discussion on the environmental restoration project in Eureka County with County Commissioner JJ Goicoechea, a meeting to discuss workforce development in Elko County with West Wendover Councilman Nick Flores and Councilwoman Kathy Durham, and a...

Rosen, Peters Demand Answers From Postmaster General DeJoy on Mail Delays

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (HSGAC), joined Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Ranking Member of the Committee in a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy demanding answers and documents on changes he directed that have slowed down mail delivery and undermined the United States Postal Service. Among other critical decision-making data, the letter demands any analysis DeJoy conducted on the...

During Fifth Day of Virtual Statewide Tour, Rosen Discusses Health Care in Nye County, CARES Act Funding for Boulder City Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, as part of her statewide virtual tour, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) participated in a series of events, including: a discussion on healthcare in Nye County with Beatty Town Advisory Board Chairman Dick Gardner and Treasurer Erika Gerling, along with community healthcare partners, and a meeting with Boulder City Mayor Kiernan McManus, the city manager, and representatives of the Boulder City Airport to discuss their recent improvements as a result of CARES Act funding...

Rosen Announces $300,000 in Grant Funding to Support AANAPI Education at UNLV

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has provided a grant for $300,000 that will be used to help support first-generation students and students from low-income backgrounds at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPI)-serving institution.

“Even in...

On Day Four of Statewide Virtual Outreach, Rosen Tours Walker River State Recreation Area, Hawthorne Army Depot, Esmeralda School Restoration Project, Meets with Walker River Paiute Tribe

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, as part of her statewide virtual tour, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) participated in a series of events, including: a virtual tour of Walker River, Nevada’s newest State Park, a virtual tour of the Hawthorne Army Depot, a virtual tour of Goldfield High School’s restoration project in Esmeralda, and a meeting with the Walker River Paiute Tribe, including Chairman Amber Torres and Council.

“Nevada is home to many diverse and important industries and communities,” said...

On Third Day of Statewide Tour, Rosen Holds Virtual Meetings With Churchill Distillery, Douglas County School District, Discusses Tourism in Storey County, Distance Learning in Carson City

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, as part of her statewide virtual tour, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) participated in a series of events, including: a meeting with the owners of Frey Ranch, a Churchill County distillery that has adapted to produce hand sanitizers during the COVID-19 pandemic, a discussion with the Douglas County School District to discuss the upcoming school year, a discussion of tourism in Virginia City with Storey County Commissioner Marshall McBride, and a meeting to discuss...