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...

Rosen Applauds House Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 in the U.S. House of Representatives:

“I am glad to see the House of Representatives has voted to pass the American Rescue Plan, bringing us one step closer to delivering much-needed relief to Nevadans,” said Senator Rosen. “This bill, which includes direct payments to Americans in need, support for our state’s workforce and small businesses, ove...

Following Vote to Pass American Rescue Plan, Rosen Applauds Over $31.2 Billion for Native Communities, Single Largest Infusion of Dedicated Funding to Indian Country in U.S History

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding relief for Native and Tribal communities included in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. This legislative package includes over $31.2 billion in dedicated funding for Tribal governments and Native communities - the single largest infusion of dedicated resources into Indian Country in U.S. history.

“The American Rescue Plan will provide much-needed support to communities across Nevada,...

Rosen Votes to Pass American Rescue Plan Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after voting to pass the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021:

“Today, I cast my vote to bring much-needed relief to Nevadans,” said Senator Rosen. “This comprehensive legislative package contains numerous provisions that will help to see the Silver State through this challenging time.”

“The American Rescue Plan Act will make good on our promise of direct payments to Americans in need and extend enhanced...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce $15.7 Million in Grant Funding to Support Nevada Mental Health Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded four Nevada Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) a series of grants totaling over $15,729,142. This grant funding will be used to support mental health services in Nevada.

“Especially now, access to mental health services is critically important,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m pleased to see that this grant funding...

Rosen Files Amendments to Support Nevada’s Small Businesses and Improve Equity in Access to Health Care Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This evening, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement announcing she has filed a series of amendments to support health care services and Nevada’s small business community:

“As we work to provide relief during this difficult pandemic, we must do everything we can to safeguard the health of Nevadans and the health of our state’s economy,” said Senator Rosen. “This evening, I filed three amendments to the 2021 Budget Resolution. These amendments will...

In Floor Speech, Rosen Calls for Swift Passage of a COVID-19 Package to Provide Critical Relief to Struggling Americans

Watch Senator Rosen’s Full Remarks Here.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor in support of the swift passage of a COVID-19 relief package that truly addresses the needs of the American people.

“The American people need our help, and they need it now,” said Senator Rosen. “COVID-19 is a global public health emergency, and it requires the full force of the U.S. government. We must act boldly and efficiently as we work to overcome this crisis and...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Urge Senate Leadership to Include Relief for State, Localities, and Tribal Governments in Next COVID Legislative Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced they joined eleven of their colleagues in a letter to Senate Leadership expressing strong support for additional funds for state, local, and Tribal governments in the next COVID relief package. In the letter, the Senators list a number of challenges that state, local, and Tribal governments still face, including overburdened unemployment systems with antiquated equipment, challenges for schools...