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Reid Statement on March Employment Report

Washington, DC– Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement on the March employment report. According to the Labor Department, 88,000 jobs were added in March: “Today’s employment report again shows that our economy cannot afford more self-inflicted setbacks like the sequester. We need to focus on growth, not austerity. To spur greater job growth, Republicans…


Reid Statement on Nomination of Thomas Perez to Head Labor Department

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after President Barack Obama nominated Thomas Perez to be the nation’s next Labor Secretary. Perez currently serves as Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice: “I applaud President Obama for nominating Thomas Perez to head the Labor Department. Perez…