Rosen Joins Video Call with Members of LAMBDA Business Association, Discusses Resources for Small Businesses

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, joined a video call with members of the LAMBDA Business Association – the LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce of Southern Nevada – and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Nevada District Director Joe Amato to provide an update on the federal government’s COVID-19 response, discuss her actions to support Nevada’s economy, and answer questions from members of Southern Nevada...

Following Pressure from Senators Rosen and Cortez Masto, DHS Agrees to Undertake a Full Review to Protect Detainees from COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (IG) will conduct a review of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) efforts to prevent and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. This development comes following a request from Senators Rosen, Cortez Masto, and Senate colleagues that the DHS IG conduct a full assessment of ICE detention facilities nationwide to evaluate whether...

Rosen Calls for Additional Pediatric Hospital Funding in Upcoming Coronavirus Relief Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined Senators Tina Smith (D-MN), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and a group of her Senate colleagues in sending a letter to Senate leadership urging robust funding for pediatric hospitals in the next round of COVID-19 relief funding.

As this outbreak continues, we are worried about the pandemic’s negative impact on the...

Rosen Releases Video Message Commemorating Memorial Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), released a video message statement honoring our fallen servicemembers and commemorating Memorial Day.

As we deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic at home, it’s important that we not forget the incredible sacrifices made by our servicemembers across the globe. While this Memorial Day is unlike ones in recent past, it is still a time to remember our fallen heroes whose sacrifices have made, and continue to make our freedom...

Rosen, Colleagues Urge Administration to Address Nation’s Mental Health Needs Caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and her Senate colleagues in sending a letter to Vice President Mike Pence asking the Administration to take all available actions to help address the mental health aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the letter, the Senators ask the Vice President to provide an update on all of the efforts the federal government has taken so far to...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud Nearly $10 Million in Community Development Block Grant Funding for Nevada Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s recent (HUD) allocation to the State of Nevada of $9,939,507 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.

“During this time of crisis, it is more important than ever that we ensure Nevada communities are prepared to address their unique needs related to the coronavirus pandemic,” said the Senators. “This...

During Aging Committee Hearing, Rosen Questions Medical Experts on How to Protect Seniors During COVID-19 P

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the committee, questioned medical experts on the challenges that seniors in Nevada and across the country are facing during the coronavirus pandemic, and what is being done to limit re-infection in vulnerable communities.

Research to fully understand how this virus works and how to best treat and prevent it is so critical. I recently introduced legislation with...

Rosen-Backed Bipartisan Bill to Elevate State Department Anti-Semitism Envoy Passes out of Senate Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), co-chair of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, released the following statement applauding the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s unanimous passage of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2019, legislation she helped introduce. 

“Anti-Semitism continues to rise at an alarming rate around the world. It is important now, more than ever, that we equip our Special Envoy to Monitor and...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Join Bipartisan Calls for Additional Funding for School Districts on Federal Land in Upcoming Coronavirus Relief Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) joined Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and a group of their colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter to Senate leadership requesting a one-time supplemental investment to the Federal Impact Aid Program to assist federally impacted school districts during the pandemic. The Federal Impact Aid Program provides funding to school districts with children living on federal land, including...

Rosen Hosts Conference Call with Members of Nevada’s Rural Chambers of Commerce, Discusses Resources for Small Businesses

RENO, NV – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, hosted a  conference call with chambers of commerce members in Nevada’s rural communities and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Nevada District Director Joe Amato to provide an update on the federal government’s COVID-19 response, discuss her actions to support Nevada’s economy, and answer questions from members of Nevada’s rural chambers of commerce.

“COVID-19 continues...