Rosen-Backed Effort to Address Nevada Doctor Shortage Included in Recently Passed Government Spending Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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 highlighting her efforts to address Nevada’s doctor shortage by increasing the number of Medicare-supported graduate medical education (GME) residency slots, and the successful addition of GME 1,000 residency positions included as part of the recently passed Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. Nevada currently ranks...

Rosen-Backed Legislation to Ensure College Students in Need Have Access to High-Speed Internet Advances to President’s Desk

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 Commerce, Science, and Transportation, released the following statement announcing that the Supporting Connectivity for Higher Education Students in Need Act, legislation she helped introduce, passed as part of the COVID relief package approved by Congress. This bipartisan legislation will help ensure that college and university students...

Rosen Highlights 2020 Work to Support Nevada Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), released the following statement highlighting her work to support Nevada’s small businesses in 2020:

“Across our state, small businesses have felt the crippling effects of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Senator Rosen. “More than 99% of businesses in Nevada are small businesses, and during a time of extreme economic hardship, we cannot afford to leave our small business community behind. Through bipartisan legislation and outreach with our...

Rosen Statement Following Vote to Pass Government Funding and COVID-19 Relief Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement following the Senate’s vote to pass the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. This bipartisan legislative package secures several important Rosen-led provisions to provide much-needed help and relief for hardworking Nevadans and our small businesses.

“Today’s vote is a step forward towards providing help and relief to Nevadans and the American people,” said Senator Rosen. “The COVID-19 relief included...

Rosen, Cramer Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Businesses Upgrade Ventilation Systems, Curb Spread of COVID-19 Indoors, and Build Consumer Confidence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Kevin Cramer (R-ND), announced the introduction of their Filtering and Retrofitting the Environment for Safe and Healthy Activities Indoors and Revenue (FRESH AIR) for Businesses Act (S. 5067), a bipartisan bill that would provide a tax credit to businesses and nonprofit organizations that purchase or upgrade their air ventilation, filtration, and purification systems to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and other airborne...

Rosen, Colleagues Push to Protect Schools from Cyberattacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), joined Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Krysten Sinema (D-AZ) in a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting a review on (1) efforts by the Department of Education (ED), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and other relevant federal agencies to assist school districts in securing themselves from cyber threats; and (2)...

Rosen Addresses Vegas Chamber’s Eggs & Issues Virtual Event, Provides Update on Work to Support Nevada Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, addressed the Vegas Chamber’s Eggs and Issues virtual event to provide an update on her work in Congress to support Nevada small businesses and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Over the past several months, I’ve been able to partner with this chamber and others, up and down the state, to help the Nevada small business community navigate the economic impacts...

Rosen-Backed Legislation Passes Senate, Will Strengthen State Department Role in Combating Anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), co-founder and co-chair of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, released the following statement applauding news of the Senate passage of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2019, bipartisan and bicameral legislation she helped introduce to enhance the State Department’s role in combating and monitoring anti-Semitism around the world.

“Anti-Semitism continues to rise at an alarming rate...

Rosen’s Bipartisan Data Mapping to Save Moms’ Lives Act Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that the Data Mapping to Save Moms’ Lives Act, bipartisan legislation she introduced in January with Senators Deb Fischer (R-NE), Todd Young (R-IN), and Brian Schatz (D-HI), passed the U.S. Senate by unanimous consent. This legislation would utilize data mapping to show where high rates of poor maternal health outcomes overlap with lack of access to broadband services in order to help identify...

Rosen and Cortez Masto Co-Sponsor Legislation to Help Millions of Unemployed Workers Impacted by COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced their co-sponsorship of the American Worker Holiday Relief Act. The bill would extend the enhanced unemployment insurance programs established in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide stability to millions of Americans who lost their jobs as a result of the ongoing economic crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“Nevada’s economy has been greatly...