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Day November 17, 2010

Reid: Fairness In Pay Should Not Be A Partisan Idea

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after Republicans voted to block legislation that would reduce wage inequality for women:   “Apparently, my Republican colleagues would rather continue giving tax breaks to CEOs who ship American jobs overseas than ensure that women in Nevada and across the nation are paid…

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Reid Announces Leadership Staff Changes

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced today that he will appoint his Chief of Staff Gary Myrick to serve as Secretary of the Majority for the Senate Democratic Caucus.  Myrick will replace Lula Davis, who is retiring after 30 years of service in Congress.  Additionally, Reid announced that David Krone, currently Deputy…

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Reid Will Introduce DREAM Act As Stand-Alone Bill

Washington, D.C.– Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today announcing that he plans to bring up the DREAM Act as a stand-alone bill for a vote during the lame duck session. “If there is a bipartisan bill that makes sense for our country economically, from a national security perspective and one that…

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Reid Statement On New START Treaty

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today calling on Senate Republicans to stop delaying ratification of the new START Treaty:   “It is vitally important to America’s national security for the Senate to ratify the new START treaty before Congress adjourns this year.  We need our inspectors back on the…

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Reid: Nevada Families Are One Step Closer To Common-Sense Protection From Unsafe Food

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after the Senate voted to move forward on legislation to ensure the safety of America’s food supply:   “Few issues hit home more directly than making sure that what we eat is safe. With recent stories reminding us of the need for constant…

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Reed, Casey Join Advocates For The Unemployed To Discuss Urgency Of Preserving Unemployment Insurance

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Bob Casey (D-PA) joined Judy Conti of the National Employment Law Project and an unemployed Pennsylvanian who is looking for work on a conference call to discuss the importance of preserving unemployment insurance (UI) benefits. Unemployment insurance provides an important safety net for millions of…

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Reid Announces Plans To Bring ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal To The Senate Floor

Washington, D.C.— Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today announcing plans to bring the Department of Defense Authorization bill, including a repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”, to the Senate floor for a vote during the lame-duck session: “During the work period following the Thanksgiving holidays, I will bring the Defense Authorization bill…

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