Rosen Transcript Following Hearing on Boosting State and Local Cybersecurity During COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight (FSO), U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Brandon Wales, Acting Director of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, on the increasingly prevalent and sophisticated cyber threats that states and local entities face during the COVID-19 pandemic. This hearing follows a recent ransomware attack...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Urge Senate Leadership to Extend Unemployment Programs in Forthcoming COVID Relief Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) joined a letter led by Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) to Senate leadership urging them to extend unemployment programs that Congress created to aid workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) programs, in future economic relief legislation. The Senators also urged Senate leadership to...

Rosen Unveils Slate of Endorsements for Legislation to Research COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, announced that her bipartisan Ensuring Understanding of COVID-19 to Protect Public Health Act (S.3595) has been recently endorsed by 2020 Mom, the American Occupational Therapy Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the March of Dimes, Mom Congress, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the National Council on Aging, and the National...

Rosen Transcript Following Questioning of White House Coronavirus Task Force on Federal Response to Pandemic

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 members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Robert Redfield, Director of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Brett Giroir, Assistant Secretary for Health at the...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bill to Support SNAP, Combat Food Insecurity During COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), announced her co-sponsorship of the Expanding SNAP Options Act of 2020 Act. This bill would work to address the growing problem of food insecurity in the United States by expanding online SNAP purchasing in all states and creating an online portal to increase low-income Americans’ access to SNAP.

“Food insecurity is a critical issue in Nevada and across our...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Coronavirus Language Access Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Coronavirus Language Access Act, legislation introduced by Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Bob Casey (D-PA), and Kamala Harris (D-CA) that would expand access to coronavirus-related resources by increasing language access services and supporting culturally appropriate COVID-19 response programs to help older Americans, those who have limited English proficiency (LEP), and people with disabilities.

“We cannot...

Rosen Leads Colleagues in Urging Additional Cybersecurity Funding in Next COVID-19 Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) led a group of eight Senate colleagues in a letter to Congressional Leadership, urging support for cybersecurity funding in the next COVID-19 package. During the COVID-19 pandemic, cyber-criminals have launched campaigns against healthcare institutions, schools, small businesses, and local governments. In their letter, the Senators note that a lack of dedicated funding and resources has made it difficult to keep personal data secure.

“During...

Rosen Joins Colleagues in Letter Demanding Child Care Relief in Next COVID-19 Relief Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senators Tina Smith (D-MN) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), as well as 22 Senate colleagues, in a letter calling on Senate leadership to include their legislation to provide $50 billion for child care in the next coronavirus (COVID-19) relief package. The Child Care is Essential Act, co-sponsored by Senator Rosen, would stabilize the child care system, keep providers in business, and ensure parents are able to go back to work when it is safe...

In Floor Speech, Rosen Calls for Additional Emergency Funding for State, Local, and Tribal Governments in Forthcoming COVID-19 Relief Package

Watch Senator Rosen’s full remarks here.

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 Small Business and Entrepreneurship, spoke on the Senate floor. In her remarks, Senator Rosen called on her colleagues to urgently work toward a bipartisan COVID-19 package that delivers urgently needed financial relief to state, local, and Tribal governments.

“State, local, and Tribal...

Rosen, Jones, and Hassan Lead Senators in Demanding McConnell Have Senate Work Through Weekend Until Bipartisan Deal Reached

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Doug Jones (D-AL), and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) led ten of their Senate colleagues in a letter asking Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring the Senate back into session and work through the weekend until Congress reaches a bipartisan deal to address the public health and fiscal crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. has been relentless, bringing about a public health crisis and an economy...