Harry Reid

Huffington Post: Harry Reid Vows To Pass Social Security Cost Of Living Benefit For Seniors

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid vowed Friday to pass a $250 cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security beneficiaries when the Senate reconvenes in November.

Reid’s statement follows the announcement that more than 58 million seniors and other Social Security recipients will see no inflation adjustment in their retirement and disability benefits for the second in a row.

Las Vegas Review Journal: Reid message on YMP revival: Hell No

WASHINGTON — Sen. Harry Reid issued a message Friday to gubernatorial candidates in South Carolina who are challenging the Obama administration’s shutdown of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project:

Nevada Appeal: Letter to the Editor: We need Harry Reid’s power in Washington

We need Harry Reid’s power in Washington

I recently watched a political ad implying that Harry Reid is responsible for the housing market collapse and the high unemployment rate in Nevada. Most intelligent people realize that this is a ridiculous claim. It is obvious that our current economy has been caused by greed in various sectors and the failure of Nevada to diversify its economy.

Reno News & Review: Speaking for themselves: Veteran groups say Harry Reid has been good on troop issues

Republican U.S. senate candidate Sharron Angle has been attacking her Democratic opponent, Harry Reid, for failing U.S. troops.

But organizations representing the troops give the Nevada senator high marks.

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Reid touts Travel Promotion Act as way to help Lake Tahoe area

INCLINE VILLAGE — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said private and federal efforts are needed to improve the devastated economy at Lake Tahoe and clean up the lake and the surrounding environment.

8 News Now: Business Leaders Tout Harry Reid

LAS VEGAS — Nevada Senator Harry Reid began the congressional August recess with a campaign stop in Las Vegas. The Senate Majority Leader met with business leaders to hear what laws they want coming out of Washington D.C.

It had the look of business leaders gathering around Senator Reid revealing their wish list: small business loans, debt deferments and tax credits for hiring the unemployed were touted as the best ways to get out of the recession.

Bloomberg Businessweek: US Sen. Reid hosting 3rd energy summit in Vegas

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid plans to host a third summit to talk about clean energy with policymakers and industry leaders in Las Vegas.

Reid said Wednesday that the Sept. 7 meeting will include White House Economic Council adviser Christina Romer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donahue and Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens.

Las Vegas Sun: Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman endorses Harry Reid for Senate

Sen. Harry Reid picked up momentum Saturday in his race for re-election, securing an endorsement from Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman and solidifying his standing with progressive bloggers and activists, who could be instrumental in helping him raise money and earn votes.

Reid arrived to Las Vegas from Washington, D.C., early Saturday for a whirlwind day of meet-and-greets, tours and speeches. His day started out with an endorsement from Goodman.

Las Vegas Sun: Editorial: A brighter future

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, and Rep. Dean Heller, a Republican, have introduced legislation that would provide money to Nevada for solar energy plants built on federal land.

Under the bipartisan proposal, the federal government would auction leases for land to be used for solar developments. The companies that win the leases would pay royalties, and some of that money would be given to the home states and counties. Some of the royalty money would go toward conservation efforts, as Stephanie Tavares reported in Saturday’s Las Vegas Sun.

Associated Press: Senate approves home tax credit extension

WASHINGTON -The Senate on Wednesday approved a plan to give homebuyers an extra three months to finish qualifying for federal tax incentives that boosted home sales this spring. The move by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid would give buyers until Sept. 30 to complete their purchases and qualify for tax credits of up to $8,000….

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