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Do-Nothing House Heads Home Without Enacting Key Senate Bills

Congress should be doing all that it can to help create jobs, expand economic opportunity for middle-class families, and take on America’s challenges. Senate Democrats have succeeded in passing bill after bill that would cut taxes for the middle class and strengthen the economy. Rather than doing its part, the Republican House has gone on…


Reid: Romney “Insulting” Nevadans By Refusing To Release His Taxes While Trying To Hike Theirs

Washington, D.C.- With Governor Romney visiting Nevada today, Senator Reid released the following statement : “Today, the most secretive presidential candidate since Richard Nixon is coming to Nevada, asking to be elected president. Forget about president – Mitt Romney couldn’t get confirmed as a cabinet secretary. Every single nominee overseen by the Senate Finance Committee has to…


Reid Statement On July Jobs Report

Washington, DC–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement after the Department of Labor announced its employment report for the month of July. The U.S. economy added 163,000 jobs in July, including 172,000 private sector jobs and 25,000 manufacturing jobs. “In Nevada and across America there are still far too many Americans looking for…


Senate Schedule for Pro Forma Sessions

Schedule for Pro Forma Sessions only with no business conducted (note that beginning on Tuesday, August 7th, the pro forma sessions will be held in Hart 216 while repairs are being made to the Senate Chamber) Friday, August 3rd at 10:15am Tuesday, August 7th at 11:00am Friday, August 10th at 11:00am Tuesday, August 14th at…