Rosen Holds Virtual Meeting with Nevada Restaurant Owners, Discusses Support for Small Businesses, Restaurant Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, participated in a virtual discussion with Nevada restaurant owners. During their meeting, Senator Rosen talked with the small business owners about her work in Congress to support Nevada restaurant owners and employees during the coronavirus pandemic.

“Across the country, the restaurant industry is facing incredible challenges in dealing with the fallout from the...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bill to Support SNAP, Combat Food Insecurity During COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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 Expanding SNAP Options Act of 2020 Act. This bill would work to address the growing problem of food insecurity in the United States by expanding online SNAP purchasing in all states and creating an online portal to increase low-income Americans’ access to SNAP.

“Food insecurity is a critical issue in Nevada and across our...

Rosen Statement Celebrating 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which guarantees women the right to vote.

“As we celebrate 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, we remember all the trailblazers who paved the way for justice,” said Senator Rosen. “I stand with suffragettes then and now. We have a long way to go to achieve equity, but today, the progress made by tireless and talented women...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Coronavirus Language Access Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Coronavirus Language Access Act, legislation introduced by Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Bob Casey (D-PA), and Kamala Harris (D-CA) that would expand access to coronavirus-related resources by increasing language access services and supporting culturally appropriate COVID-19 response programs to help older Americans, those who have limited English proficiency (LEP), and people with disabilities.

“We cannot...

Rosen Requests USPS Reverse Operational Changes That Are Harming Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) ), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), which has jurisdiction over the United States Postal Service (USPS),  announced she has joined Senators Jon Tester (D-MT) and Gary Peters (D-MI) in a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy concerning the impact of recent operational changes at USPS on veterans’ ability to receive timely medication deliveries from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)....

Rosen Leads Colleagues in Urging Additional Cybersecurity Funding in Next COVID-19 Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) led a group of eight Senate colleagues in a letter to Congressional Leadership, urging support for cybersecurity funding in the next COVID-19 package. During the COVID-19 pandemic, cyber-criminals have launched campaigns against healthcare institutions, schools, small businesses, and local governments. In their letter, the Senators note that a lack of dedicated funding and resources has made it difficult to keep personal data secure.

“During...

Rosen Statement Following the Withdrawal of William Pendley’s Nomination to Bureau of Land Management

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) issued the following statement after reports that the nomination of William Pendley to lead the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has been withdrawn.

“After fighting against this nomination at every turn, I am pleased that Mr. Pendley’s name has been withdrawn to be the permanent director of the Bureau of Land Management. Mr. Pendley is thoroughly unqualified to be tasked with managing and taking care our nations public lands and wildlife,” said...

During COVID-19 Pandemic, Rosen Calls on Administration to Expand Telehealth & Home Visit Model of Care for Medicare and Medicaid Recipients

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), along with Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA), led a bipartisan letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, requesting that during the coronavirus pandemic, the Administration consider implementation of an innovative model of care utilized in both Nevada and Louisiana that combines the care of at-home visits with the technology of tele-health services.

“Over the last several months it has become very clear...

Rosen Announces Nearly $630,000 in Grants for Nevada Native American Tribes and Organizations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that the Department of Labor awarded $68 million in funding to 340 Native American organizations and Tribes nationwide, including nearly $630,000 in grants to support Nevada tribal communities:

“Far before the COVID-19 pandemic, Native American communities have been disproportionately impacted by historical, cultural, and economic trauma. These grants will provide job training, skills...

Rosen Commemorates 85th Anniversary of Social Security

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 commemorating the 85th anniversary of the Social Security Act:

“Today, we celebrate the 85th anniversary of Social Security. This historic legislation, signed by President Roosevelt, transformed American lives by providing economic security to our hard-working senior citizens,” said Senator Rosen. “Unfortunately, Social...