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...

In Floor Speech, Rosen Urges Greater Support for Workers, Small Businesses, and Funding for State and Local Governments in Senate COVID-19 Relief Package, and Calls on Congress to Stay in Washington and Work Through Weekend Until a Bipartisan Deal is Reac

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, took to the Senate floor to speak out in opposition to Senator McConnell’s proposed Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act. In her speech, Senator Rosen  called on her colleagues to urgently work towards a bipartisan COVID relief package that delivers real relief to hard working Americans...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Legislation to Address Racial Health Disparities During COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the COVID-19 Health Disparities Action Act. This legislation, introduced by Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), would require new, targeted testing, contract tracing, public awareness campaigns, and outreach efforts to be specifically directed at racial and ethnic minority communities and other populations that have been made vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Longstanding inequities have caused communities of color...

During Senate Aging Hearing, Rosen Questions Medical Experts About the Disproportionate Effect of COVID-19 on Communities of Color

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Aging Committee, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen questioned medical experts on the effect race has on health outcomes among seniors of color affected by COVID-19, and to identify ways in which Congress can help address these dramatic health disparities. During her questioning, Senator Rosen heard from Dr. Dominic Mack, Professor of Family Medicine and Director of the National Center for Primary Care at...

Continuing Push to Expand Access to Telehealth Services, Rosen and Fischer Introduce Bipartisan KEEP Telehealth Options Act

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 Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) introduced the bipartisan Knowing the Efficiency and Efficacy of Permanent (KEEP) Telehealth Options Act of 2020. This legislation would require the federal government to study the actions taken to expand access to telehealth services during the COVID-19...

Rosen Applauds $18.4 Million in FEMA Funding Awarded to Nevada for Personal Protective Equipment for Essential Workers to Combat the Spread of COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news of a grant totaling $18,418,094.93 awarded to Nevada by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to be used to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) for essential workers statewide to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

“The need for PPE has become more important than ever as we work to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Nevada,” said Senator Rosen. “Essential workers are...

Rosen Leads Letter Requesting Support for Outdoor Tourism & Recreation Industry, Jobs in Next COVID Relief Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) led a group of 11 of her colleagues in a letter to Senate Leadership urging them to include support for outdoor recreation and public land infrastructure jobs in the next COVID-19 relief package. In the letter, the Senators note that more investment is needed in order to bring back jobs lost as outdoor tourism has decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Our nation’s outdoor economy is hurting. According to the US Census Bureau, which...

In Video Call with Alzheimer’s Association, Rosen Discusses Work to Support Patients, Caregivers During COVID-19 Pandemic

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and the Special Committee on Aging, joined a video call with Nevada’s chapters of the Alzheimer’s Association and the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health to hear from these organizations on how they are working to treat Alzheimer’s patients amid the pandemic, and about their latest research on Alzheimer's disease. During the call, the Senator also...

Rosen, Sullivan Introduce Bipartisan FRONTIER Community Act, Legislation to Expand Access to Mental Health Telemedicine Services in Frontier States

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) announced their introduction of the FRONTIER Community Act, bipartisan legislation to expand access to mental health services through telehealth in frontier states, and make this change permanent. Companion legislation has been introduced in the House by Congressman Don Young (R-Alaska).

“The economic crisis and social isolation caused by COVID-19 is exacerbating our existing mental health crisis,” said...

Rosen Highlights Support for Coronavirus Health Care Relief in Video Call with Nevada Health Centers

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined a video call with Nevada community health centers (CHC) to learn about the challenges that they are facing in Nevada and to provide an update on her work in Congress to support health care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Community health centers provide Americans with critical, affordable health care including testing and treatment for COVID...