Statement From Reid Spokeswoman

Washington, D.C. – Kristen Orthman, Deputy Communications Director for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement: “On Monday, as a necessary step to assist in recovering full vision in his right eye, Senator Reid will undergo surgery on his right eye at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Senator Reid was notified that this surgery will be necessary following a doctor’s appointment yesterday. “Senator Reid is expected to be released from the hospital quickly following the surgery but under doctor’s orders to minimize strain in his right eye, he will have to work from his DC home next week. His broken ribs are healing well and he will continue to maintain a busy schedule next week as his… Read more »

Reid Statement On President Obama’s State Of The Union Address

“President Obama laid out a clear vision for strengthening America’s middle class that draws a clear contrast with the Republican Congress’ partisan political agenda of special interest giveaways and tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans…”

Reid Announces State Of The Union Guests

Nevada Senator Harry Reid today announced Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, UNLV Student Veteran Jeff Detrick and DREAMer Blanca Gamez will be his guests for tonight’s State of the Union address

Reid Statement On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which falls on Monday, January 19th

Reid Announces $485,000 To Revitalize North Las Vegas Neighborhoods

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today that the Department of Housing and Urban Development, through the Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant, has awarded $485,000 to revitalize the North Las Vegas Urban Core neighborhood containing the Rose Gardens and Buena Vista Springs communities. The City of North Las Vegas, along with the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, Congressman Steven Horsford and other key partners requested this funding to build upon existing community-driven, site specific interventions currently in place within the North Las Vegas Urban Core neighborhood. This includes creating a transformation plan that establishes long term neighborhood stability for Rose Gardens and Buena Vista Springs. “For too long vacancies within Rose Gardens and Buena Vista Springs have made economic development… Read more »

Reid Statement On December Employment Report

Today’s very strong jobs report marks the 58th consecutive month of private sector job growth and is consistent with the many encouraging signs over the past few months that our economy is gaining steam. The challenge now is to make sure that all Nevadans and working Americans feel the gains, not just special interests and the wealthiest one percent. To do that, Democrats and Republicans must put aside petty partisanship and work together to increase wages, improve mobility and ensure that a hard day’s work results in a fair day’s pay for both men and women.

Reid Statement On Passage Of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act In The Senate

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today on the passage of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA): “The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act has provided Las Vegas and cities across our nation financial security for years. This program is an absolute necessity in order to allow American cities to continue to build and expand their infrastructure. The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act has my full support. “Last Congress we were ready to pass this emergency legislation in a bipartisan fashion. Unfortunately, due to one Republican Senator’s unnecessary hold, we were unable to do so. Because of that hold, cities across America were burdened with needless economic uncertainty and risk. I am glad that with today’s renewal of… Read more »

Reid Statement On Barbara Boxer

Senator Barbara Boxer is one of the finest public officials the state of California has seen. Her efforts to combat climate change and ensure we have clean air and clean water will be remembered long past her retirement.

Reid Remarks On Opening of 114th Congress

As some already know, I had a mishap in my home last week while exercising. As a result, I sustained several broken bones in my face and ribs. As bad as that sounds, I am doing well and recovering quickly. I regret that I am not on the Senate floor to make these remarks in person, but my doctors have urged caution and ordered me to stay home while I recuperate. I thank my friend, the Assistant Democratic Leader, for delivering my remarks today.