Latest Harry Reid Stories

2014-09-17 12:27:26

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17. 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a bipartisan group of members of Congress, led by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) worked together to assemble hygiene kits as part of Clean the World's ONE Project. The kit building session, which was conducted just a few feet from the Senate Floor, produced over 300 kits that will be distributed to national veterans' organization U.S.VETS, and a Las Vegas based women & children's shelter...

2014-05-13 16:28:01

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arina Grossu, M.A., director of the Center for Human Dignity at the Family Research Council (FRC), spoke today at a press conference with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), calling on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to bring the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act" to a vote in the Senate. The bill would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks post-fertilization, since at...

2014-03-20 23:01:07

Clean energy investment in Nevada has accelerated rapidly in the past five years thanks to Nevada’s widespread leadership and support for the clean energy economic sector, reaching at least $5.5 billion just since 2010, according to a new report available at cleanenergyprojectnv.org. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Clean energy investment in Nevada has accelerated rapidly in the past five years thanks to Nevada’s widespread leadership and support for the clean energy economic...

2014-02-04 12:25:36

Bellator MMA, Golden Boy Promotions, Top Rank Boxing and Ultimate Fighting Championship WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though fierce competitors in the ring, four professional fighting organizations have put aside their long-standing rivalries to ensure research continues in a landmark study for professional fighters at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas. Boxing entities Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank Boxing and mixed martial arts...

Republicans Introduce Softer Cybersecurity Bill, Retailers Reject Both Versions
2012-03-02 13:59:48

Eight top republican senators introduced a bill on Thursday that they say is intended to beef-up the cybersecurity of critical infrastructure using a variety of strategies, from more draconian penalties for cyber-crimes to enhancing channels of communication between government security agencies and private-sector businesses. The proposed legislation would also mandate that federal contractors report potential cyber-threats to regulators and security agencies. Spearheaded by...

Senate Democrats Uphold Contraception Coverage Mandate
2012-03-02 07:24:52

Senate Democrats struck down a “conscience” amendment on Thursday that would have allowed employers and religious groups to opt out of a new federal mandate requiring that health insurance plans include free contraceptive services. The Blunt amendment, sponsored by Republican Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri, would have allowed religious-affiliated hospitals, schools and other religious groups who objected to providing contraceptives, sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs...

SOPA, PIPA Shelved Following Online Protests
2012-01-21 05:35:46

Following widespread protests and blackouts of multiple popular websites, Congress on Friday indefinitely postponed legislation intended to combat the online piracy of movies, music and other copyrighted content. In what Associated Press (AP) writer Jim Abrams called "a clear victory for Silicon Valley over Hollywood," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took to Twitter to announce that a procedural vote on the Protect IP Act (PIPA), which had reportedly been scheduled for next week, was...

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