Rosen Tours COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Site in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) toured a UPS facility in Las Vegas where COVID-19 vaccinations are being managed and delivered to vaccine distribution sites throughout the Silver State. Senator Rosen spoke with the workers who run the facility about operations and logistics needed to support vaccination efforts in Nevada, as well as the support provided for vaccinations in the recently enacted American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which Senator Rosen voted in support of.

“Vac...

Rosen Holds Virtual Roundtable with Nevada Tribal Leaders, Discusses American Rescue Plan’s Relief For Native Communities

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) hosted a virtual roundtable with Nevada’s Tribal leaders to discuss COVID-19 recovery efforts and the recently enacted American Rescue Plan Act of 2021’s relief for Native communities, including the single largest infusion of dedicated resources into Indian Country in American history.

“Over the last year, Nevada’s Tribes and Native communities have been hit particularly hard by COVID-19,” said Senator Rosen. “During this challenging...

Rosen Applauds Over $3.7 Million in HHS Grant Funding Awarded to Nevada’s Community Health Organizations

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 grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded to the Southern Nevada Health District and the Nevada Primary Care Association. These grants, which total $3,760,800, will help provide affordable family planning services across Nevada.

“Nevadans rely on the critical services...

Rosen Commemorates National Public Health Week, Highlights Funding for Public Health in American Rescue Plan

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 commemorating National Public Health Week, and highlighting the public health provisions included in the recently enacted American Rescue Plan.

“With all the uncertainty COVID-19 has brought, we must continue taking necessary and proven public health precautions to protect our health and the health of our communities,” said...

Rosen Applauds Additional $11.6 Million in FEMA Grant Funding Awarded to Nevada to Support COVID-19 Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), released the following statement applauding news of a grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded to Nevada. The grant, which totals $11,620,590.82, provides additional funding to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Now more than ever, Nevadans need access to quality health care, and health care...

Rosen and Cortez Masto Visit Southern Nevada Vaccine Administration Site, Encourage Nevadans to Get Vaccinated

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto joined members of the Southern Nevada Health District to visit and tour the vaccine distribution site at the Cashman Center in Las Vegas. The Senators observed the center’s frontline COVID-19 vaccine operations and spoke with members of the community receiving their vaccinations.

“Vaccinations have been a critical tool in our effort to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Senator Rosen. “In Congress, Senator...

Rosen-Backed Bill to Extend the Paycheck Protection Program Through May is Signed into Law

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 applauding President Joe Biden for signing the PPP Extension Act of 2021 into law. Senator Rosen is a co-sponsor of this bipartisan legislation which extends the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) through May 31, 2021.

“It’s thanks to the Paycheck Protection Program that Nevada businesses have been able to stay afloat and pay their...

Rosen Co-Sponsors COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act to Address Surge of Anti-Asian Hate Crimes During Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), an associate member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), announced her co-sponsorship of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, legislation to address the rise of hate crimes and violence targeted at members of the Asian Americans and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. The legislation would assign a point person at the Department of Justice (DOJ) to expedite the review of COVID-19-related hate crimes, support state and...

Rosen Transcript Following Hearing with Dr. Fauci on COVID-19 Response

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 Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) about the development of COVID-19 therapeutics, as well as research and treatment for long-term effects for COVID-19 patients. A transcript of the Senator’s full exchange can be found below, and a...

Rosen Applauds President Biden Signing American Rescue Plan Act Into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding President Biden for signing the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law:

“Today, the United States government fulfills our promise of delivering much-needed relief to Nevadans,” said Senator Rosen. “Now that the American Rescue Plan is law, our efforts to overcome COVID-19 will be strengthened by the provisions we’ve passed. This new law includes direct payments to Americans in need, support...