Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid hailed today the $51.3 million dollars that is provided for Naval Air Station Fallon in Nevada in the Fiscal Year 2015 Government Funding legislation. This funding is a portion of the over $110 million for new and upgraded facilities and maintenance at Nevada’s military installations.
Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid hailed today the $53.9 million dollars that is provided for Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada in the Fiscal Year 2015 Government Funding legislation. This funding is a portion of the over $110 million for new and upgraded facilities and maintenance at Nevada’s military installations.
As the 113th Congress comes to a close, Senator Reid ended a successful lame duck session by delivering on a number of priorities to grow Nevada’s economy as we continue our recovery. From ensuring Yucca Mountain remains closed, to making investments in our renewable energy economy, supporting Nevada’s military installations and protecting public lands for recreation and developing other lands for economic use, Reid used his position as Democratic leader to secure these legislative items.
“Today’s strong bipartisan vote shows that Democrats and Republicans can come together to encourage our economy to create jobs and strengthen the middle class…”
Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Sarah R. Saldaña as Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Sarah Saldaña will be the first Latina to serve in this position.
Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today on the need to pass the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery
Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following statement today after the Senate voted 51-43 to confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy as the 19th Surgeon General of the United States
Today, we join Newtown, Connecticut to reflect on the lives of twenty little boys and girls, and six dedicated educators whose lives were taken far too early. The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School is almost unspeakable. Six and seven year old children taken from their families and courageous educators who died protecting the children in their care. But although their years were few, the lives they touched are many.
Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement after the Senate passed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015.
Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid and Rossi Ralenkotter, President and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), announced a reauthorization of the Travel Promotion Act is included in the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015. This bill passed the Senate this evening.