Rosen, Cortez Masto, Colleagues Call on FEMA to Better Coordinate Disaster Response with Tribes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) joined Senator Tom Udall (D-NM), and 6 of their Senate colleagues in sending a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter Gaynor, requesting the agency provide guidance in concert with Indian Health Service (IHS) to Tribal governments regarding available disaster response resources and the process to request Public Assistance.

Many tribal governments contending with the...

Rosen Announces Co-Sponsorship of Justice in Policing Act of 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, comprehensive policing reform legislation aimed at increasing law enforcement accountability, as well as addressing biased policing practices and preventing instances of racial profiling.

“We must take action to address systemic racism and unjust behavior in our criminal justice system,” said Senator Rosen. “For far too long, we’ve seen individuals being targeted by law...

Rosen, Colleagues Urge SBA and Treasury to Ensure Child Care Small Businesses Have Access to PPP Benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, joined Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Tina Smith (D-MN), Robert Casey (D-PA), and Representative Katherine Clark (D-MA) in sending a letter to the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Department of Treasury urging the agencies to issue clear and timely guidance to child care providers and to the nation’s banks administering the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)...

Rosen, Colleagues Urge the Departments of Interior and Education to Release Indian Education COVID-19 Funding to Tribal Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined Senators Tom Udall (D-NM), Patty Murray (D-WA), and 11 of her Senate colleagues in sending a letter to David Bernhardt, U.S. Secretary of the Interior (DOI), and Betsy DeVos, U.S. Secretary of Education (ED) to ask how their Departments are addressing barriers to distance learning in Indian Country and to further explain the delay in distributing CARES Act...

During Aging Committee Hearing, Rosen Asks Nevada Dr. Peter Reed About Essential Services, Digital Connection Resources for Seniors

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging focused on combating senior social isolation and loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned medical experts, including Dr. Peter Reed, Professor of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, and Director of the Sanford Center for Aging, how we can ensure that essential services are provided to...

During Small Business Hearing, Rosen Questions Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, SBA Administrator Carranza on Caps on Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Grants to Small Businesses

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship focused on examining the implementation of the COVID-19 small business relief programs, Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza on the SBA’s borrower caps on Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)  and EIDL Advance Grants, which were created...

Rosen, Colleagues Urge HUD IG to Investigate Discriminatory Housing Loan Practices Against Dreamers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and her Senate colleagues in a letter requesting the Inspector General (IG) for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to open an investigation into whether the agency violated the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) in its decision to change the agency’s policy to deny Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insured loans to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.

As an internal...

As Nevada Enters Wildfire Season, Rosen Questions FEMA and HHS on Ability to Provide COVID-19 Resources

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) focused on the federal government’s management of the supply chain, as well as the procurement and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) and testing supplies for the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the Administration’s...

Rosen Announces Co-Sponsorship of Bicameral Health Heroes 2020 Act

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 Health Heroes 2020 Act, bicameral legislation that would bolster the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and Nurse Corps programs to address the health workforce shortages and disparities that have been highlighted by the current coronavirus pandemic. Companion legislation has been introduced by Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D...

Following Call for Action, Rosen Announces HUD Release of Over $33 Million in HUD Grant Funding to Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that $33,452,847 in Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) were awarded to Nevada. This allocation of funds follows a call for immediate release of the remaining ESG program funds that the CARES Act authorized, along with the issuance of guidance for use of the funds from Senator Rosen and Senate colleagues. These funds will help...