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 Police Training and Independent Review Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Police Training and Independent Review Act, legislation that promotes training in fair and impartial policing, and encourages the use of independent investigations and, if warranted, prosecutions of the use of deadly force by law enforcement officers.

“No American should be targeted or treated differently by law enforcement because of the color of their skin,” said Senator Rosen. “Far too often in our country...

Rosen Joins Letter Urging Congressional Leaders to Ensure College Students in Need Have Access to High-Speed Internet

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined a bicameral letter led by Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Representative Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) to Congressional Leadership urging them to include dedicated funding in future legislation to ensure college and university students with the greatest financial need can access high-speed internet during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

“Even before the pandemic, only 66 percent of black households, 61 percent of Hispanic households, and 63...

Rosen Joins Bipartisan Push to Fund Community Health Centers in Next COVID-19 Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, joined a bipartisan letter led by Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) urging the Senate Appropriations Committee to support additional emergency funding for our nation’s community health centers. Over 2,000 centers have already had to close their doors, and many more remain concerned about how long they will be able to stay open. Community health...

Rosen, Colleagues Urge SBA and Treasury to Streamline and Simplify the Paycheck Protection Program’s Loan Forgiveness Process for Borrowers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, joined Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Ed Markey (D-MA) in a letter to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury requesting that they implement a streamlined Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application, including reduced paperwork, for borrowers with loans of $100,000 or less.

“We are concerned that the recently...

Rosen Announces $2.2 Million in Grants Funding to UNR for Research and Development on Combating Wildfires, Other Environmental Disasters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) has received multiple grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling $2,220,000 to be used for research and development on combating environmental disasters in Nevada – specifically aimed at wildfire prevention and oil spill clean-up.

“Nevada holds some of the most majestic and pristine natural regions in the world, and as such, it is our...

During Hearing, Rosen Highlights Lack of COVID-19 Relief for DREAMERs and Student Veterans

Watch Senator Rosen’s full remarks here.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee focused on ensuring student health and safety at colleges during the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned several university presidents on what actions can be taken to provide relief to students who are DACA recipients, as well as student veterans.

The COVID pandemic has severely impacted Nevada’s colleges and universities...

Rosen, Cortez Masto, Colleagues Urge Support for Live Entertainment Industry Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) joined Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), and Senate colleagues in a bipartisan letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) urging inclusion of targeted relief to support workers in the live entertainment industry in future coronavirus response legislation.

The workforce behind live entertainment was among the quickest hit, with thousands...

Rosen Holds Listening Session with Nevada Faith Leaders in the African-American Community

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) held a listening session with faith leaders in Nevada’s African American community to discuss national events following the wrongful death of George Floyd at the hands of law enforcement officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as well as how Nevadans can work together to address ongoing issues of hate and systemic racism in America.

“Our nation is in a lot of pain. On May 25th, the life of George Floyd was brutally taken at the hands of law...

Rosen Leads Bipartisan Group of Senators in Introducing the PROMOTES Act of 2020, to Train Next Generation in STEM

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, alongside Senators Mike Rounds (R-SD), Gary Peters (D-MI), and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), announced the introduction of the bipartisan PROMOTES Act of 2020, legislation that would authorize the Secretary of Defense to carry out a program to enhance the preparation of students in the Junior Reserve Officers’...