Senator Reid watches as President Obama signs The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Washington, D.C. – Today Nevada Senator Harry Reid attended the signing of landmark health insurance reform legislation. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act passed the Senate with 60 votes in December and passed the House of Representatives over the weekend.
“Today we improved the lives of millions of Americans,” said Reid. “More than 600,000 Nevadans will be able to receive quality, affordable health care to keep themselves and their families healthy. More than 50,000 Nevada seniors will be able to get cheaper prescription drugs. Nevada residents will receive $5 billion in tax credits to purchase private insurance within the first five years of this bill’s enactment. This is a real-life impact for so many Nevadans and Americans.”