“PILT funding has a remarkable impact for Nevada counties…
Over the past several days, the world has watched in horror as the terrorist organization ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, has swept across Iraq, murdering and pillaging. The group is now positioned outside of Baghdad, and threatens to unleash its violent extremism on the Iraqi capital. There is no question that ISIS poses a real threat to Iraq and the surrounding region.
The decision today by the Patent and Trademark Office makes one thing very clear. The writing is on the wall. It is on the wall in giant, blinking, neon lights. This name will change and justice will be done for the tribes in Nevada and across the nation who care so deeply about this issue.
“Our conversation with the Assistant Secretary today was very productive…
“Before the Silver State was settled by pioneers, prospectors, and entrepreneurs, Nevada was home for generations to the Washoe, Western Shoshone and Paiute people…
Today we hope to begin work on three very important appropriations bills. These bills are significant because they provide our government with the resources it needs to serve the American people.
Nevada Senator Harry Reid sent this letter after Bruce Allen, President of the Washington NFL Team invited Senator Reid to attend a game. Click here for a link to the pdf version. The text of the letter is below:
Tonight the United States men’s soccer team will play Ghana in its first game of the 2014 World Cup. The World Cup is special. Much like the Olympic Games every four years, Americans from all walks of life and all backgrounds will watch together in support of our nation’s soccer team. But our support for Team USA comes from more than just athletics. It’s more than just competition and “us-vs-them.” I think we see a bit of ourselves in the team. I believe our unique connection to the U.S. men’s soccer players stems from the team’s composition. The roster is a reflection of America itself – its diversity, its unity. It is a reflection of us.
“Today, the Senate acted to ensure that our nation’s veterans receive the care they deserve. This bipartisan legislation starts the process of fixing the VA by holding officials manipulating the system accountable, expanding access to quality health care, and giving the VA the authority to hire more doctors and nurses to decrease wait times…”
In America today, millions of Americans are caught in financial quicksand, and they are looking for a helping hand to pull them to safety. More than 40 million Americans have outstanding student loans. As their college debt mounts, they sink more and more into financial hardship. These Americans try their best to make good on their students loans, working multiple jobs and pinching pennies. But even the slightest hiccup can plunge them into financial ruin.