Metro Chamber Honors Senator Reid With Silver Spirit Award
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The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce honored Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid with the Silver Spirit Award for his outstanding legacy of leadership and service to the state of Nevada.Metro Chamber Honors Senator Reid With Silver Spirit Award The award was presented by Kristin McMillan, president and CEO of the Metro Chamber, during a meeting with Senator Reid during the Metro Chamber’s annual trip to Capitol Hill to promote regional interests. Senator Reid is the second-longest serving Democratic leader in the U.S. Senate after Senator Mike Mansfield of Montana, and the longest-serving member of Congress from Nevada.
The Metro Chamber delegation of nearly 50 buisness leaders, elected officials, and public policy experts discussed a variety of issues with Senator Reid including funding for Interstate 11, a long-time priority of Nevada’s largest business organization, as well as increasing homeland security funding for Las Vegas, legislation to ease visa processing for international business travel to the United States, increasing federal funding to the state, and water policy.