Las Vegas, N.V. – U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) attended the 25th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration at the Las Vegas Chinatown Plaza to celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Pig. The celebration highlighted the importance of the Asian American community in Nevada, and welcomed a new year filled with good fortune and new beginnings.
“Growing up in Las Vegas, I’ve seen firsthand how the Asian American community has strengthened our state and contributed to our community. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to celebrate the Year of the Pig here in my hometown and to honor a day that for many is a celebration of family, food and centuries-old traditions. To everyone celebrating, I wish you a year of wealth and good fortune, Happy Chinese New Year!”