Rosen Applauds Nearly $1 Million in Funding Awarded to Nevada Health Centers to Support Telehealth Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), released the following statement applauding the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for awarding funding totaling $995,087 to Nevada Health Centers in Las Vegas as part of its COVID-19 Telehealth Program.

“During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen the importance of access to quality,...

Rosen Leads Western Senators in Urging Funding for Wildfire & Drought Prevention, Mitigation, and Relief Efforts in Reconciliation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) led fellow Western Senators in a letter urging Senate committee chairs to include funding for wildfire and drought prevention, mitigation, and relief measures in their respective sections of the forthcoming budget reconciliation legislation.

“In the West, climate change has increased the severity and frequency of wildfires and caused record high temperatures and drought conditions. In order to adequately address the climate crisis and support...

Rosen Tours The Just One Project's Community Market to Learn About Services Provided During COVID-19 Pandemic

LAS VEGAS, NV - Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) toured the Just One Project's community market to speak with volunteers and learn about the food distribution services and resources they provide for the Las Vegas community. 

"During the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity has become an even more critical issue in our state," said Senator Rosen. "Today, I visited Just One Project's community market to learn more about their incredible efforts to distribute food to community members in need....

Rosen Visits Cano Health Center, Discusses Work to Address Nevada Doctor Shortage

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 Cano Health Center in Las Vegas to discuss her work to address the doctor shortage in Nevada.

“Nevada’s shortage of medical providers has left many communities in our state without proper access to care,” said Senator Rosen. “Today, I met with members of Cano Health to discuss solutions that would expand access to care for Nevadans, including the work...

Rosen Holds Call With Leaders in Nevada’s Afghan Community, Discusses Casework Efforts Related to Evacuations from Afghanistan

LAS VEGAS, NV – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) and the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), held a statewide call with leaders in Nevada’s Afghan community to discuss her office’s casework efforts related to the ongoing situation in Afghanistan.

“As massive evacuation efforts continue in Afghanistan, my office is here to assist Nevadans, U.S. diplomatic personnel, Afghan allies, and their...

Rosen Attends Vax Nevada Days Grand Prize Drawing, Encourages Nevadans to Get Vaccinated

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) attended the $1,000,000 grand prize drawing of the Vax Nevada Days public health initiative. During the event, Senator Rosen encouraged Nevadans to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

“Through the leadership of Governor Sisolak and the Nevada Department of Public Health, we are fighting back against COVID-19 by encouraging Nevadans to protect their health and the health of our communities,” said Senator Rosen. “I want to thank and congratulate...

Rosen Applauds Nearly $500,000 in Grant Funding Awarded to UNLV to Make Computer Science Accessible to Nevada Students with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation (NSF) for awarding a grant totaling $499,899 to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to increase computer science access for students with disabilities.

“Providing all students equitable access to computer science education will set each of them up for a successful future,” said Senator...

Rosen Holds Roundtable Discussion at UNR Focused on Medical Residency Programs in Nevada

RENO, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), held a roundtable discussion with representatives from state medical schools and hospitals focused on physician provider shortages and how to better support Nevada’s graduate medical education (GME) programs and medical schools, and identify ways to improve the system to reduce provider shortages in the state and across the country. The roundtable discussion...

Rosen Speaks at Nevada AFL-CIO’s 65th Constitutional Convention

RENO, NV – 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 after addressing the 65th annual Nevada AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention.

“I appreciate the amazing work AFL-CIO does to fight for Nevada’s working families,” said Senator Rosen. “Nevada’s union members are the driving force that keeps our economy going. I was proud to address today’s AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention about the...

Rosen Hosts Broadband Roundtable in Ely, Discusses Bipartisan Work to Get Nevadans Connected

ELY, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the G22 bipartisan group that wrote and negotiated the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which recently passed the United States Senate, hosted a roundtable discussion with community leaders in Ely focused on the need to expand and improve broadband in Nevada.

“Fast, reliable internet access is critical to our daily lives,” said Senator Rosen. “It was great to sit down today and hear from key stakeholders in Ely who understand...