Rosen Hosts Nevada Leaders on Steering Committee Meeting to Brief Senators on Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Tourism and Hospitality

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a Steering Committee meeting focused on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tourism and hospitality, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) discussed the importance of tourism and hospitality to the state of Nevada and provided an opportunity for experts – including D. Taylor, International President of UNITE HERE; and Rosemary A. Vassiliadis, Director of Aviation for Clark County and the head of McCarran International Airport – to brief Senators from across the...

During Hearing, Rosen Asks USPS Board of Governors Nominees on Steps the Postal Service is Taking to Aid U.S. During COVID-19 Pandemic

Watch Senator Rosen’s full remarks here.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Captain Donald L. Moak and William D. Zollars, nominees to serve on the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, about the Postal Service’s central role in responding to national crises, and about innovative ways in which its expansive network can be used to respond to this pandemic and future...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Statement on McConnell’s Blocking of Resolution in Support of Constitutional Right to Protest & Condemning President Trump’s Actions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement in response to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blocking a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the constitutional rights of Americans must be respected; that violence and looting are unlawful and unacceptable; and that Congress condemns the order to have federal officers use gas and rubber bullets on peaceful protesters.

“Americans have a...

During Confirmation Hearing, Rosen Presses OMB Nominee On President’s Threat to Withhold Funding from Nevada

Watch Senator Rosen’s full series of questions and Vought’s answers here.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), questioned Russell Vought, President Trump’s nominee to serve as Director of the Office of Management and Budget, on the President’s threat to withhold funding from Nevada over the state’s legal vote-by-mail policy.

“Mr. Vought, a couple of weeks ago, the President sent out a...

Rosen Statement Commemorating Immigrant Heritage Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month, a month-long celebration of the accomplishments and contributions immigrants and their children have made in shaping and enriching the history and culture of the United States.

“Immigrant Heritage Month is a time to celebrate diversity and our shared immigrant heritage. Immigrants have and continue to make invaluable contributions to our history, culture, and way of life,”...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Legislation to Help Renters During the Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Emergency Rental Assistance and Rental Market Stabilization Act of 2020, legislation that would establish an Emergency Rental Assistance program to provide $100 billion in emergency rental assistance to help tenants and landlords respond to and recover from the pandemic.

“Even before the coronavirus pandemic, far too many in Nevada and across the nation struggled to maintain a roof over their heads,” said...

Rosen Announces Over $300,000 in Grant Funding to Support Nevada Manufacturers’ Production of PPE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that, as part of the CARES Act, the Nevada System of Higher Education – on behalf of the University of Nevada, Reno’s Nevada Industry Excellence – has received $311,000 in emergency assistance grant funding from the Manufacturing Extension Program to support Nevada’s small and medium manufacturers, including in rural Nevada, as they create and develop personal protective equipment (PPE) in response to...

Rosen Joins Call with NevadaWorks and Workforce Connections, Discusses Federal Resources Available to Support Nevada Workers

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, joined a call with representatives of Nevada’s two workforce development boards - Nevadaworks and Workforce Connections - to provide an update on the federal government’s COVID-19 response and discuss her actions to support Nevada’s workforce.

“Hardworking Nevadans in every corner of our state have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic,” said Senator...

Rosen-Led Never Again Education Act Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that the Never Again Education Act, bipartisan legislation she introduced alongside Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) has been signed into law. The bill, introduced in the House by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), would establish a dedicated federal fund through the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to provide teachers with resources and training necessary to...

In Bipartisan Letter, Rosen, Colleagues Call on HUD Secretary to Take Action on CDBG Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Senate colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter calling on U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson to take action and work quickly to allocate all remaining Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds provided by the CARES Act and publish comprehensive guidance for both programs so that state and local government know how they can...