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Reid Statement On Unanimous Republican Obstruction Of Yet Another Job Creating Measure

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement today after Republicans blocked yet another job creating measure, the Rebuild America Jobs Act, which would have put hundreds of thousands of Americans back to work. “Republicans have once again chosen to protect millionaires and billionaires instead of creating jobs for the middle class.…

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Heard from the Floor: Top Three Reasons to pass the Rebuild America Jobs Act

With 14 million Americans out of work, it’s time Republicans worked with Democrats to create jobs.  The bill in the U.S. Senate, called the Rebuild America Jobs Act, would create hundreds of thousands of jobs by investing in roads, railways and runways in critical states of disrepair – and the time to pass it is…

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Reid: Republicans Should Stop Siding With Millionaires Over The Middle Class, Work With Democrats To Create Jobs

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Grover Norquist’s tax pledge and the Rebuild America Jobs Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Tomorrow the Senate will vote on the Rebuild America Jobs Act, a plan to put hundreds of thousands of Americans…

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New Bill in the Senate Would Create Jobs, Make Our Roads Safer

Nevada Senator Harry Reid has introduced a bil that would repair our national infrastructure and put construction workers back on the job. Senators Amy Klobuchar (MN), Joe Manchin (WV), Barbara Boxer (CA), Chris Coons (DE), Bill Nelson (FL), Richard Blumenthal (CN), Diane Feinstein (CA), Carl Levin (MI), Robert Menendez (NJ) and Sherrod Brown (OH) are…

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Reid: Democrats Fight For The Middle Class While Republicans Fight For The Top One Percent

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding income inequality and the Rebuild America Jobs Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: This week Democrats introduced legislation that would put Americans back to work rebuilding this nation’s crumbling infrastructure. It will hire hundreds of…

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Fact Sheet: Rebuild America Jobs Act

KEY PROVISIONS Immediately Invests in Our Roads, Rails and Airports ($50 Billion):  The Senate bill provides $50 billion in immediate investments for highways, transit, rail and aviation, helping to modernize an infrastructure that now receives a grade of “D” from the American Society of Civil Engineers and putting hundreds of thousands of construction workers back…

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Reid Statement on the Republican Obstruction of the Teachers Jobs Bill

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement today after Republicans unanimously blocked the ‘Teachers, First Responders Back to Work Act,’ a bill that would create or save approximately 400,000 jobs for teachers, cops and first responders. The bill would have been fully paid for with a 0.5% surtax on taxpayers making more than…

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Senate to Vote on Teacher, First Responder Jobs Bill This Week

Nevada Senator Harry Reid filed cloture on the Teachers and First Responders Back to Work Act last night.  The legislation would create or save 400,000 teacher jobs and protect thousands of first responder jobs. The Senate is expected to vote on the bill, which stems from President Obama’s jobs plan, before the end of the…

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Reid: Republicans Should Join Majority Of Americans And Support Common-Sense Plans To Create Millions Of Jobs, Ask Millionaires To Contribute Fair Share

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding continued Republican efforts to block job-creating legislation. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: This week Republicans proved once again that the only jobs they care about are their own. They voted against a plan to create…

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Reid: For The Good Of Our Economy, Republicans Must Stop Blocking Job-Creating Ideas They Used To Support

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding continued Republican efforts to block job-creating legislation. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Republican obstructionism has once against cost this nation millions of jobs. Last night, Republicans blocked the American Jobs Act, President Obama’s plan to…

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