Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid today made the following statement on the news that Nevada’s unemployment rate for May reached a record high 11.3 percent.
“My thoughts go out to the thousands of Nevadans struggling to stay in their homes and find new jobs. While the news of Nevada’s record high unemployment rate is very unsettling, it underscores the importance of the work we’re doing to help the economy recover and stabilize.
“We must remain vigilant in our effort to create jobs by investing in Nevada’s renewable energy and transportation projects while continuing to help Nevadans who are struggling to get by.
“I will continue working with my colleagues to strengthen our state’s economy and put an end to this crisis that has been years in the making.”
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