Rosen, Kelly Send Letter Urging HHS to Implement COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Plan for Seniors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Mark Kelly (D-AZ), both members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, sent a letter to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services urging them to build and implement a comprehensive plan for seniors to receive COVID-19 vaccine booster shots as soon as recommended by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

“The CDC reports cite that over time, vaccinated adults over the age of 75 become more vulnerable to hospitalizations as...

Following Rosen-Led Advocacy, Small Business Administration Raises Economic Disaster Loan Caps, Providing Additional Relief to 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, released the following statement after the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that it would be raising the cap on Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) to $2 million. This action follows a year of advocacy from Senator Rosen to raise the caps and get additional financial aid to small businesses in Nevada and across the United States.

“The economic...

Rosen Visits Touro University’s East Las Vegas Vaccine Clinic, Highlights Importance of Getting Vaccinated

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), visited a vaccine clinic hosted by Touro University Nevada, Immunize Nevada, and the City of Las Vegas at the East Las Vegas Community Center. During her visit, Senator Rosen spoke with Touro University faculty and students about their vaccination efforts in Nevada and urged community members to get vaccinated in order to protect their health.  

“The COVID-19...

Rosen Transcript Following HELP Hearing with Dr. Fauci on Efforts to Combat COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Dr. Anthony Facui, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) about research and studies being conducted on those who are experiencing long-term symptoms from COVID-19, the long-term health impacts of those who have recovered from acute illness, as well as the...

Rosen Applauds $2.2 Million in CDC Funding to Support COVID-19 Vaccine Education in Nevada

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 applauding news of a grant totaling $2,261,337 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded to Nevada to increase vaccine education and outreach across the state.

“During this time of uncertainty, we must ensure Nevadans and all Americans have access to timely, accurate, and culturally competent...

Rosen-Backed Bill to Address Surge of Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), an associate member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), voted for the bipartisan COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which passed the Senate by a vote of 94-1. This legislation, introduced by Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and co-sponsored by Senator Rosen, will address the rise of hate crimes and violence against the Asian Americans and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.  

“Asian Americans in Nevada are part of the rich,...

Rosen Applauds $2.59 Million in CDC Grant Funding Awarded to Nevada to Study Variant Strains of COVID-19

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 applauding news of a grant totaling $2,592,176 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded to Nevada to expand genomic sequencing.

“During this time of crisis, we must ensure our country has the knowledge and resources to continue the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Senator Rosen. “We have...

Rosen Transcript Following Senate Hearing on Providing COVID-19 Vaccine Information

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Dr. Tracie Collins, Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health on utilizing trusted messengers to distribute COVID-19 vaccine information and deploying vaccine access via in-house clinics at worksites and mobile units in rural communities. Rosen specifically highlighted the work Las...

Rosen Delivers Keynote Address at American Hotel and Lodging Association Virtual 2021 Safety Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chair of the newly-formed Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, addressed the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) as a keynote speaker and discussed issues related to the hospitality industry, with a specific focus on preventing human trafficking.

“COVID-19 poses significant challenges for Nevada’s economy. Far too many Nevadans who built careers in the hospitality, travel,  and tourism industries are out of...

Rosen Transcript Following HSGAC Hearing on COVID-19 Response

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Julie L Gerbeding M.D, the Honorable Nicole Lurie M.D., and Elizabeth A. Zimmerman on preparedness for COVID-19, data tracking, and early pandemic response. A transcript of the Senator’s full exchange can be found below, and a video of the Senator’s full exchange can be found here.

ROSEN: Thank you, Chair Peters and Ranking Member...