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Reid Statement On Senate Passage Of Veterans’ Jobs Bill

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued today the following statement after the Senate approved the VOW to Hire Heroes Act by vote of 94-1. This bill encourages businesses to hire unemployed veterans and creates training programs to help them transition into the civilian workforce. The bill is part of President Obama’s jobs agenda. “This Veterans…

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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: Republicans Have Held Up Work Of Congress, Our Economic Recovery With Partisan Politics

Time for Republicans to Reach Across the Aisle for the Sake of American Jobs Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Republicans’ obstruction of job-creation efforts. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Yesterday morning a gunman entered an IHOP restaurant in Carson City,…

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Reid: To Keep Our Economy Moving In The Right Direction We Need To Focus On Jobs, Not Partisan Battles

Washington, D.C. — Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement regarding the March employment figures released this morning showing that our economy added 216,000 jobs last month: “Today’s news that unemployment fell to the lowest rate in two years and we added 216,000 jobs, marking the strongest two-month stretch of private sector hiring in…

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