Washington, D.C.— Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement regarding Senate passage of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act, legislation that invests in research and technology and strengthens math and science education:
“To remain the leader in global innovation, we need to make wise investments in science, technology, engineering and math. Today, we took an important step in investing in our future and strengthened our commitment to maintaining America’s competitive edge. This bill also supports my personal commitment to spur clean energy and green jobs in Nevada by advancing green energy industries and other new technologies.
“I commend leaders from both sides of the aisle for passing this important legislation and helping to ensure that America remains on the cutting edge of innovation. I look forward to the House passing this critical bill in the coming days.”