Statement From Reid Spokesman

Senator Reid is in Washington but on orders from his doctors he will not come into the office so that his injuries can continue to heal. He has been diagnosed with broken bones in his face and three broken ribs, as well as a concussion. Despite his injuries, he has been working every day, holding meetings with fellow Senators and staff. Senator Reid has spoken with President Obama multiple times since his injury and will continue to keep a busy schedule in the coming days.

Reid Statement On Passing Of Senator Edward Brooke

“Today, the flags above the United States Capitol will be lowered in remembrance of the courageous life and distinguished career of Senator Edward Brooke…”

Statement From Reid Spokeswoman

“Senator Reid has been discharged from the University Medical Center hospital in Las Vegas and is headed to his home in Henderson…”

Reid Announces New VA Clinic To Open In Laughlin

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today the opening of a new VA outreach clinic in Laughlin, NV by early March 2015. Construction of the clinic was recently completed and VA Southern Nevada Healthcare system is in the process of activating the clinic.

Statement From The Office Of Senator Reid

“On Thursday, Senator Reid received treatment at University Medical Center in Las Vegas for injuries sustained in an accident he suffered while exercising at home in Henderson…”

Reid Statement On Closure Of Reid Gardner

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement on the impending closure of the Reid Gardner coal plant. Three of the four boilers are being retired today.

Reid Statement on White House Hiring of Martin Paone

Las Vegas, NV –  Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after the White House announced the hiring of Martin Paone as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs. Martin Paone worked in the United States Senate for three decades, serving as floor staff under the leadership of Senators Robert Byrd, George Mitchell, Tom Daschle and Harry Reid. “Hiring Marty Paone is a very wise move and a credit to the strong leadership of Katie Fallon. No one knows the Senate better than Marty, who started his career parking cars here and rose to be one of the most senior and widely-respected aides in the Senate. I have known Marty for decades and he knows this chamber… Read more »

Reid Celebrates Nevada’s UAS Test Site For Their Special Airworthiness Certification

Las Vegas, NV –  Nevada’s Unmanned Aerial Systems Test Site, out of all six sites throughout the country, received the first Special Airworthiness Certification from the FAA. There was a certification ceremony in Boulder City, NV today. Senator Reid released the following statement celebrating this achievement for the UAS industry in Nevada.   “I congratulate the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems for this award. This award signifies our state’s contributions to the UAS industry,” said Reid. “This award would not be possible if not for Nevada being selected as one of only six UAS Test sites across the country. I worked long and hard with the FAA and the White House to ensure Nevada was selected as one of the… Read more »

Reid Statement On Nevada’s November Employment Report

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement today on Nevada’s November employment report. According to the Nevada State Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, the Nevada unemployment rate fell to 6.9% in November, down from 7.1% in October.

NRC Report Acknowledges That DOE Lacks Water And Land For Yucca Mountain

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement after the Nuclear Regulatory Commission released their latest report on Yucca Mountain. “The latest study released by the NRC acknowledges one of the major weaknesses of the effort to resurrect Yucca Mountain: the federal government does not have the water it needs nor control of the land necessary to build a nuclear waste dump in Nevada. “The State of Nevada long ago refused to grant the federal government water rights necessary for the Yucca Mountain project.  Additionally, a federal Court blocked the Bush Administration’s Energy Department’s efforts to do an “end-run” to force Nevada to turn the state’s water over to the federal government over its strong objections…. Read more »