Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid appointed Robert (Bob) M. Brown to the National Council on Disability. The National Council on Disability is an independent federal agency that advises the President, Congress, and other federal agencies about policies that affect people with disabilities. “I am pleased to appoint Bob Brown to serve on the National Council on Disability,” said Reid. “Bob has been an advocate for people with disabilities for 15 years, and he has long been a proven, effective community leader in Nevada. I have known Bob Brown for a long time and can personally testify to his commitment to serving the less fortunate of Nevada. What most qualifies him for this position, however, is that as the… Read more »
Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today a $610,000 grant for Henderson Police Department from the Department of Justice through the Smart Policing Initiative.
Nevada Senator Harry Reid today announced that President Obama signed the Pyramid Lake-Fish Springs Ranch Settlement Act into law.
Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today a $185,283 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for an environmental study on Pahrump Airport. The environmental study funded by this grant is phase 3 of 4 for the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) needed to construct the Pahrump Airport. The EIS will evaluate the potential environmental effects from the construction of the airport. The EIS is required by the National Environmental Policy Act.
Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today a grant totaling $1,728,194 for the Boulder City Hospital. The grant comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development fund. These funds will be used to purchase equipment and software to transition the hospital from a manual health records system to an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system.
Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after President Obama announced that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will be stepping down: “Eric Holder has served the American people with distinction. As a prosecutor, advocate for civil rights and the first African-American Attorney General, he has championed issues of social justice, greater equality for communities of color and the LGBT community and defended the right of every American to vote. One of his lasting legacies at the Department of Justice will be his determined effort to address issues affecting the civil rights of all Americans. He has been dedicated in his service to our country and I wish him well. “It is my hope that my… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today a Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant of $53,475 from the National Park Service for the Beaver Dam State Park Burned Area Rehabilitation. This funding will be used for soil stabilization, rehabilitation, and re-vegetation of 899.98 acres of burned land at Beaver Dam State Park. “Beaver Dam State Park showcases the amazing landscapes Nevada has to offer, so I am thankful that the National Park Service has provided Beaver Dam with over $53,000 for the rehabilitation of burned land,” said Reid. “As Nevada grows we must continue to keep a diligent eye on protecting the Silver State’s incredible public lands. I remain committed to maintaining public lands throughout Nevada so… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley, NV a grant for $700,845. This grant will cover 100% of the costs for an expansion of the cemetery and the funds will be used to construct roads, columbaria, landscaping, and necessary supporting infrastructure. In total, the expansion will develop approximately 3 acres for the cemetery. “I thank Secretary McDonald and the Department of Veterans Affairs for this important grant,” said Reid. “The Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery is the only one of its kind for over 100 miles. Expanding and improving this cemetery is necessary in order to allow it to continue to be… Read more »
Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today in recognition of Rosh Hashnah
Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today on airstrikes in Syria. Senator Reid was informed of the airstrikes by President Obama on Monday