Rosen Applauds Additional $11.6 Million in FEMA Grant Funding Awarded to Nevada to Support COVID-19 Services

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 applauding news of a grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded to Nevada. The grant, which totals $11,620,590.82, provides additional funding to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Now more than ever, Nevadans need access to quality health care, and health care...

Rosen and Cortez Masto Visit Southern Nevada Vaccine Administration Site, Encourage Nevadans to Get Vaccinated

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto joined members of the Southern Nevada Health District to visit and tour the vaccine distribution site at the Cashman Center in Las Vegas. The Senators observed the center’s frontline COVID-19 vaccine operations and spoke with members of the community receiving their vaccinations.

“Vaccinations have been a critical tool in our effort to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Senator Rosen. “In Congress, Senator...

Rosen Addresses AFGE Congressional Town Hall

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) addressed the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) during the organization’s virtual Congressional Town Hall.

“Over the last year, members of AFGE have made sure the federal government continued to provide crucial services and looked out for all of us as we met the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Senator Rosen. “In this new Congressional Majority, and alongside this new Administration, we will lead the charge to...

Rosen Holds Video Roundtable with Nevada Environmental Groups

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) held a video roundtable to connect with Nevada environmental groups, including Nevada Conservation League, Friends of Nevada Wilderness, Get Outdoors Nevada, and the Nevada Wildlife Federation. During the call, the Senator spoke with the groups on a number of statewide issues including funding for Nevada public lands, Senator Rosen’s recently introduced Fair Returns for Public Lands Act, support for Nevada’s outdoor recreation industries, an...

Rosen-Backed Bill to Extend the Paycheck Protection Program Through May is Signed into Law

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 applauding President Joe Biden for signing the PPP Extension Act of 2021 into law. Senator Rosen is a co-sponsor of this bipartisan legislation which extends the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) through May 31, 2021.

“It’s thanks to the Paycheck Protection Program that Nevada businesses have been able to stay afloat and pay their...

Rosen Awarded Perfect Score in Defenders of Wildlife's 2020 Conservation Report Card

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that she has been awarded a perfect score in the Defenders of Wildlife’s 2020 Conservation Report Card for the 116th Congress:

“Now more than ever, Nevada’s wildlife and the public lands they call home need defenders in Congress,” said Senator Rosen. “Over the past few decades, we have seen climate change accelerate and threaten wildlife, as well as the landscapes and resources they depend on....

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Provide Legal Nevada Marijuana Businesses with Access to Banking Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced her co-sponsorship of the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act of 2021. The bipartisan bill would allow access to banking services for licensed cannabis businesses operating in states, like Nevada, that have legalized the sale of marijuana.

“A lack of access to banking services has hindered our state’s legally-operating marijuana businesses, as...

Rosen Co-Sponsors COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act to Address Surge of Anti-Asian Hate Crimes During Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), an associate member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), announced her co-sponsorship of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, legislation to address the rise of hate crimes and violence targeted at members of the Asian Americans and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. The legislation would assign a point person at the Department of Justice (DOJ) to expedite the review of COVID-19-related hate crimes, support state and...

Rosen Helps Introduce Bipartisan PAWS Act to Provide Service Dogs to Veterans Suffering from PTSD

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), announced her co-sponsorship of the Puppies Assisting Wounded Service members (PAWS) Act, bipartisan legislation to help improve the quality of life of U.S. veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by providing them with access to service dogs.

“Our nation’s veterans are American heroes who have sacrificed in service to our nation, and we must do more to help...

Rosen and Collins Introduce Bipartisan MOBILE Health Care Act to Expand Access to Primary Health Care Services in Rural and Underserved Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), both members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), announced their introduction of the Maximizing Outcomes through Better Investments in Lifesaving Equipment for (MOBILE) Health Care Act. This bipartisan legislation would expand the allowable use criteria in the New Access Points Grant program to include part-time mobile clinics and renovation, acquisition, and new...