Rosen Applauds Over $1 Million in Funds to Expand Health Care Enrollment in Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for awarding $1,046,499 in funding to the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange to increase consumer access to affordable, comprehensive health insurance coverage. This funding comes as part of the Rosen-backed American Rescue Plan Act’s State Marketplace Modernization Grant initiative.

“The health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have...

Rosen Statement Commemorating 20th Anniversary of September 11th

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), released the following statement commemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attack:

“On this day, twenty years ago, our country was attacked. During that horrific act of terror, the lives of nearly 3,000 Americans were taken from us. Today, we remember those lost to us on that dark day, we share in the mourning of their families and loved...

Rosen Visits Vaccine Pop-Up Clinic, Encourages Nevadans to Get Vaccinated

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) visited a COVID-19 vaccine clinic hosted by For Our Future and Mi Familia Vota. During the event, Senator Rosen spoke about the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine to Nevada’s full economic recovery.

“COVID-19 has been an unprecedented test of our state’s resilience. Over the last year and a half, Nevadans have faced monumental challenges to our health and our livelihoods. We’ve worked hard to overcome those obstacles and are on our way to...

Rosen Visits Harry Reid International Airport, Highlights Infrastructure Investments She Secured in Senate-Passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), one of the co-authors of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, joined Clark County Commissioner James Gibson, and Rosemary Vassiliadis, Clark County Director of Aviation for a press conference at Harry Reid International Airport to discuss the Senate-passed infrastructure package, Senator Rosen’s role as one of the bill’s co-authors and...

Following Rosen-Led Advocacy, Small Business Administration Raises Economic Disaster Loan Caps, Providing Additional Relief to Nevada Small Businesses

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 after the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that it would be raising the cap on Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) to $2 million. This action follows a year of advocacy from Senator Rosen to raise the caps and get additional financial aid to small businesses in Nevada and across the United States.

“The economic...

Rosen Addresses Nevada Child Care Investment and Economic Recovery Event

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) addressed attendees of the Investing in Child Care to Support Economic Recovery in Nevada conference. In her speech, Senator Rosen discussed the work she and her colleagues in Congress have been doing to make child care affordable and accessible, and the critical role it plays in Nevada’s economic recovery.

“Over the last year and a half, COVID-19 has had a devastating toll on our nation’s workforce, one that has disproportionately...

Rosen Visits Southern Nevada Clinic to Hear from Medical Professionals and Patients about Health Care Access and Affordability, Discuss Her Bill to Lower Drug Costs

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), visited FirstMed Health & Wellness to encourage vaccinations at their on-site clinic, to see how FirstMed is utilizing the $1.8 million they received as part of the American Rescue Plan Act, and to discuss her work to improve access to care, including through her bill to lower the cost of prescription drugs.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the...

Rosen Meets with Child Founder of Literacy Nonprofit to Discuss Their Work to Educate, Encourage, and Empower Marginalized Communities

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following after her meeting with Heroes and Hearts, a nonprofit based in Nevada that supports literacy and leadership efforts in marginalized communities globally. Heroes and Hearts was founded by Justyn Boumah, age 6.

“It was a pleasure to meet with Justyn Boumah and his family to hear about the work Heroes and Hearts is doing to support their community in Nevada and other communities around the world,” said Senator Rosen. “At...

Rosen Applauds Over $135 Million in Broadband Funding She Helped Secure for Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the U.S. Department of the Treasury for awarding $135,603,020 in funding to the state of Nevada as part of the Rosen-backed American Rescue Plan Act’s Capital Project Fund. The funding will be used to support broadband connectivity needs highlighted and amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has made crystal clear just how important access to reliable internet is for our...

Rosen Applauds $250,000 in WaterSMART Grants Awarded to Nevada to Support Water Efficiency and Conservation Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the Bureau of Reclamation for awarding four WaterSMART grants totaling $252,433 to the City of Boulder City, the City of Henderson, the Moapa Valley Water District, and the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District to support water efficiency and conservation programs.

“With Lake Mead and the Colorado River currently experiencing water shortages, it is critical that we make a concerted effort to...