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...

Rosen, Cortez Masto, Colleagues Urge President Trump to Ramp Up Testing in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) joined Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump in response to the recent Testing Blueprint that the Administration recently released.

“Our public health, government, and business leaders need information about who has COVID-19, who needs to be isolated or quarantined, and who may be immune due to previous infection,” wrote the Senators. “The only way to get...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce Co-Sponsorship of Bipartisan Small Business Expense Protection Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced their co-sponsorship of S.3612, the Small Business Expense Protection Act. This bipartisan legislation, which was introduced by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), would clarify that ordinary business expenses paid for using funding obtained through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) are tax-deductible.

“During this difficult time, it is critical that we take steps to...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce Nearly $89 Million in CDC Grant Funding Awarded to Nevada for COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that Nevada has received $88,992,134 in grant funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to be used for enhanced testing and contact tracing of coronavirus cases in Nevada.

 

“In order to protect the health of Nevadans as we safely and effectively move toward reopening our state, we must mobilize an expansive and efficient system for testing...

Rosen, Blackburn Unveil Slate of Endorsements for their Bipartisan Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), members of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, announced that the American Small Manufacturers Coalition, The Software Alliance, CompTIA, and the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry are new endorsers of their Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act. The Senators’ bipartisan bill would help to fill the gap between the growth of advanced manufacturing jobs and individuals...

Rosen Calls for Additional Investments in Education 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 Doug Jones (D-AL), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and a group of her Senate colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter to Senate leadership urging robust funding for America’s schools, educators, and students in the next round of COVID-19 relief funding.

 

“We continue to see the challenges our states and school districts face on a daily basis and the...

Rosen Joins Video Conference with Las Vegas Urban Chamber of Commerce, Discusses Resources for Small Businesses

LAS VEGAS, NV – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, participated in a video conference with members of the Las Vegas Urban Chamber of Commerce 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 Las Vegas Urban Chamber of Commerce members.

“The impact of...

Rosen, Harris Lead Colleagues in Call for Funding for State Unemployment Agencies in Future Coronavirus-Related Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) led 11 of their Senate colleagues in a letter to Senate Leadership urging them to include additional funding for state unemployment agencies to upgrade their IT systems and increase hiring in future coronavirus-related legislation, with the goal of getting unemployment support to Americans faster. 

“We write to urge that forthcoming legislation in the Senate relating to the COVID-19 pandemic include...

Rosen Helps Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Help Ensure College Students in Need Have Access to High-Speed Internet

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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, announced her original co-sponsorship of the Supporting Connectivity for Higher Education Students in Need Act, bipartisan legislation that would help ensure that college and university students with the greatest financial needs can access high-speed internet during the coronavirus pandemic....

Rosen, Cortez Masto, Colleagues Urge Administration to Keep Voters and Election Officials Safe Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) joined Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), and 23 of their Senate colleagues in a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calling on the Administration to issue updated and comprehensive guidance on safety measures to keep voters and election workers safe during upcoming elections, both for mail voting and in-person voting.

“Due to the virus’ mode of transmission,...