“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.
“Today, the Senate confirmed Richard Boulware to the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada…
There is important work taking place here in the Senate this week. Tonight for example, Senator Whitehouse will lead a group of Senate Democrats in highlighting the need for Congressional action to fight climate change. I applaud Sen. Whitehouse’s work on this issue. I wish there were more members of Congress as concerned about climate change as Sheldon Whitehouse.
My heart is heavy following yesterday’s tragic shooting in Las Vegas. Although all of the details are not yet available, reports have indicated that a man and woman murdered two police officers and an unarmed civilian in cold blood. All of Nevada mourns the tragic loss of our neighbors, our friends, and in the case of Officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo, our protectors.
“I’m pleased that the FAA has announced that Nevada’s UAS test site is ready to begin researching ways in which we can safely integrate Unmanned Aerial Systems into the National Airspace System…
Harry and Landra Reid today announced they are moving to the Las Vegas area to be closer to their children and grandchildren living in Southern Nevada. They have sold approximately 110 acres of land in Searchlight, including their home, to Nevada Milling and Mining for development of a gold mine in Searchlight. Along with the purchase of the home and surrounding land, Nevada Milling and Mining has also purchased eight mining claims along with the mineral and water rights on the property.
“They will be sore tried, by night and by day, without rest until the victory is won. The darkness will be rent by noise and flame. Men’s souls will be shaken with the violences of war. For these men are lately drawn from the ways of peace. They fight not for the lust of conquest. They fight to end conquest. They fight to liberate.”
Today’s job numbers reflect the 51st straight month of private sector job growth. With businesses now adding over a million jobs so far this year, these numbers suggest that we are on the road to recovery. But today’s report also shows that we must do more to strengthen the economy. Americans deserve a fair shot at prosperity.
“Marv Teixeira was my friend and I will miss him…