Rosen Joins Colleagues in Letter Calling for COVID-19 Relief for Tax Paying Immigrant Families, Recognizing Immigrant Frontline Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Patty Murray (D-WA), as well as 24 Senate colleagues, in a letter urging Majority Leader McConnell to ensure that tax-paying immigrant families who have Individual Tax Identification Numbers (ITIN) have access to economic relief payments provided in the CARES Act and any future coronavirus relief package. 

“As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to deepen the public health and economic crises in our country,...

Rosen, Colleagues File Amicus Brief to Protect Access to Health Care, Overturn Trump Administration Rule That Jeopardizes Care for Millions of Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined 24 of her Senate colleagues in filing an amicus brief in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to support litigation that would overturn a Trump administration rule that threatens health care access for millions of Americans.

“The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) impermissibly sought to override Congress’s policymaking decisions and prioritize...

Rosen, Cornyn Lead Bipartisan Letter Urging Robust Funding for Economic Injury Disaster Loans in Next COVID Relief Package and Removal of SBA Caps

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and John Cornyn (R-TX) led nine of their colleagues in a bipartisan letter to Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Chairman Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-MD) urging robust funding for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance programs, and the removal of caps imposed by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in the next COVID-19 relief package.

“Since the CARES Act became...

In Floor Speech, Rosen Calls for Additional Emergency Funding for State, Local, and Tribal Governments in Forthcoming COVID-19 Relief Package

Watch Senator Rosen’s full remarks here.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, spoke on the Senate floor. In her remarks, Senator Rosen called on her colleagues to urgently work toward a bipartisan COVID-19 package that delivers urgently needed financial relief to state, local, and Tribal governments.

“State, local, and Tribal...

Rosen-Backed Bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act Signed Into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act, legislation to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and reduce the $19 billion dollar maintenance backlog on our public lands, was signed into law by the President. Rosen helped introduce the bill earlier this year.

“I couldn’t be prouder that this bipartisan legislation that I helped introduce is now law,” said Senator Rosen. “Our public...

Rosen Joins Bicameral Letter Opposing HUD’s Changes to the Equal Access Housing Rule, Urges Agency to Immediately Rescind Discriminatory Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined a bicameral letter led by Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson expressing opposition to proposed changes to HUD’s 2016 Equal Access Rule, which would weaken protections for transgender individuals seeking safe shelter. In the House, Representatives Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), Joe Kennedy (D-MA), and Frank Pallone (D-NJ) are leading this letter.

We write to voice our...

Rosen Joins SBA Webinar to Discuss Resources for Nevada AAPI Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, spoke at a virtual U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 Road to Recovery for AAPI Entrepreneurs webinar to discuss federal resources available to small business owners and entrepreneurs in Nevada’s Asian community. Senator Rosen was hosted by SBA Nevada District Director Joe Amato.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges for our state’s...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Wildfire Defense Act, Legislation to Implement a Community Wildfire Defense Plan and Protect Communities from Wildfire Threats

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Wildfire Defense Act, comprehensive legislation to help communities implement science-based methods for mitigating wildfire damage. This legislation would provide local communities with up to $10 million dollars to help them develop and carry out a Community Wildfire Defense Plan.

“We must do more to protect Nevada’s communities from the threat of wildfires, a costly, traumatic, and deadly natural disaster...

Rosen, Jones, and Hassan Lead Senators in Demanding McConnell Have Senate Work Through Weekend Until Bipartisan Deal Reached

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Doug Jones (D-AL), and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) led ten of their Senate colleagues in a letter asking Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring the Senate back into session and work through the weekend until Congress reaches a bipartisan deal to address the public health and fiscal crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. has been relentless, bringing about a public health crisis and an economy...

Rosen, Colleagues Urge USDA for Extension of School Meal Program Waivers for Entire 2020-2021 School Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) in a letter calling on the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to continue critical flexibilities that have allowed students to access much-needed meals throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. If extended throughout the 2020-2021 school year, children would maintain access to school meals regardless of school opening status.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has forced schools around the...