U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) issued the following statement regarding the national unemployment figures released earlier today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
"As I travel across Nevada, the message is clear: Nevadans want jobs and solutions that will ignite this anemic economy. The policies coming out of Washington are not producing results; in fact, just this week our national debt surpassed $16 trillion for the first time in our country's history. We can no longer afford this massive spending and big government mentality that has led to minimal job growth and more Americans leaving the workforce. In order to encourage greater economic vitality, Congress needs to concentrate on reforming the tax code, reining in burdensome regulations, and helping families stay in their homes. No state has been impacted more by the failed policies coming out of Washington than the Great State of Nevada, which is why jobs, the economy, and getting Nevadans back to work continue to be my top priorities," said Senator Dean Heller.