Rosen Announces Re-Opening of SBA Grant Application Portal for Shuttered Venues in Nevada

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 that today, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) online portal to provide emergency assistance to shuttered venue operators has re-opened.

“During the COVID-19 pandemic, Nevada’s venues were among the hardest hit businesses, and they continue to experience steep challenges. But thanks in part to the American...

Rosen Helps Introduce Minority Business Resiliency Act to Support Minority-Owned Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced her original co-sponsorship of the Minority Business Resiliency Act of 2021. This legislation would make the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) permanent under federal law and increase the number of MBDA regional offices to serve additional minority small business communities impacted by COVID-19.

“Especially during this time of economic...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Clean Energy for America Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Climate Solutions Caucus, released the following statement announcing her co-sponsorship of the Clean Energy for America Act, legislation that would reform the federal tax code to support clean and efficient energy and transportation.

“Clean energy expansion is crucial to creating future environmental and economic success in our country,” said Senator Rosen. “The Clean Energy for America Act encourages Americans to...

Rosen-Backed Bill to Address Surge of Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), an associate member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), voted for the bipartisan COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which passed the Senate by a vote of 94-1. This legislation, introduced by Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and co-sponsored by Senator Rosen, will address the rise of hate crimes and violence against the Asian Americans and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.  

“Asian Americans in Nevada are part of the rich,...

Senators Rosen, Hyde-Smith, Kelly and Reps. Houlahan, Baird Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral STEM RESTART Act to Support Workers Re-Entering or Transitioning to STEM Jobs

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 Small Business and Entrepreneurship, alongside Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) and Mark Kelly (D-AZ), announced their introduction of the STEM Restoring Employment Skills through Targeted Assistance, Re-entry, and Training (RESTART) Act. This bipartisan legislation would provide funding to small and medium-sized STEM businesses...

Rosen Transcript Following Subcommittee Hearing on Reinvigorating Air Travel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing in the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Aviation Safety, Operations and Innovation, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Charlene Reynolds, Assistant Aviation Director at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, and Nick Calio, President and CEO of Airlines for America on investment in airport infrastructure and promotion of international travel. A transcript of the Senator’s full exchange can be found...

Rosen Applauds $4 Million FEMA Grant Funding Awarded to Reno for Seismic Retrofit of City Hall

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news of a grant totaling $4,000,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded to the city of Reno for a seismic upgrade of their City Hall.

“I’m pleased to see that FEMA is providing these funds to Reno which will allow them to make necessary structural updates to their City Hall,” said Senator Rosen. “Since April 1st, there have been almost 200 seismic events throughout...

Rosen Applauds $2.59 Million in CDC Grant Funding Awarded to Nevada to Study Variant Strains of COVID-19

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 of a grant totaling $2,592,176 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded to Nevada to expand genomic sequencing.

“During this time of crisis, we must ensure our country has the knowledge and resources to continue the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Senator Rosen. “We have...

To Confront Worldwide Rise of Anti-Semitism, Rosen and Lankford Lead Colleagues in Urging President Biden to Nominate Ambassador to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and James Lankford (R-OK), co-founders and co-chairs of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, led a bipartisan group of 22 of their Senate colleagues – all of them Task Force members – in a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to expeditiously nominate a qualified Ambassador to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism in order to confront the rising level of anti-Semitism worldwide.

“Tragically, 76 years after the...

To Improve Veterans’ Access to Health Care, Rosen Helps Introduce Legislation to Allow VA Doctors to Prescribe Medical Marijuana

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her original co-sponsorship of the Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act. This legislation would allow doctors at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to prescribe medical marijuana to veterans in the 36 states, including Nevada, that have established medical marijuana programs.

“In Nevada, even though residents amended the Constitution two decades ago to allow for the use of medical marijuana, VA providers are...