Statement from Reid Spokesman

Washington, D.C. – The office of Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today from spokesman Adam Jentleson: “Senator Reid was released from the hospital this afternoon and is currently sitting in his living room with Mrs. Reid, cracking jokes and asking about the whip count for this evening’s vote on the Keystone pipeline legislation. “The surgery took three and a half hours and was successful in removing the blood clot in his right eye, additional blood from the front of his right eye and repairing the orbital bones in his right brow, temple and cheek. During the surgery, Senator Reid was under full anesthesia. Doctors have said they are optimistic about his prospects for regaining vision in his… Read more »

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.