Reid Statement On Federal Communications Commission Vote On Net Neutrality

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after the Federal Communications Commission voted to adopt strong net neutrality rules: “The Federal Communications Commission today took decisive action to adopt strong net neutrality rules that will keep the Internet free and open.  I support the FCC’s action and will work to preserve these rules.”

Senators Harry Reid And John McCain Reintroduce Resolution Urging Posthumous Pardon For Boxing Legend Jack Johnson

U.S. Senators Harry Reid (D-NV) and John McCain (R-AZ) today reintroduced a resolution urging President Obama to posthumously pardon John Arthur “Jack” Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight boxing champion, for his unjust conviction under the Mann Act in 1913, a law that prohibited transporting women across state lines for “immoral purposes.” Text of the resolution is attached.

Reid Statement On Senate Judiciary Committee Vote On Loretta Lynch Nomination

am pleased that the Senate Judiciary Committee finally has approved Loretta Lynch’s nomination to be Attorney General of the United States. It has now been 110 days since President Obama nominated Loretta Lynch. She has had to wait longer than any Attorney General nominee in 30 years and that is unacceptable.

Reid Statement Celebrating The Lunar New Year

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement on the celebration of the Lunar New Year: “Today, people of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage across Nevada and around the world celebrate an important and festive holiday and welcome in the Lunar New Year. Lunar New Year celebrations not only sustain important cultural traditions, but also provide a moment to reflect upon the many contributions made by the Asian and Pacific Islander community. In Nevada, our Asian American community is among the fastest growing in the United States and I appreciate the rich culture this growing population brings to our state. I am proud to represent such a diverse constituency. As we welcome in the Year of the… Read more »

Reid Statement On Texas Immigration Ruling

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement following the decision of a U.S. District Judge in Texas in the case of the State of Texas v. United States of America:

Reid Announces Over $9 Million For I-15 Repairs From Flooding

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today $9,144,000 from the Department of Transportation’s emergency relief program for the repair and reconstruction of Interstate 15 in Nevada following the extreme flooding last year.