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Crisis Solved? VA Medical Center Short on Staff, At Risk of Budget Cuts

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As Congress careens towards its end-of-year budget deadline, many issues remain unresolved. One of those happens to be next year’s budget, as automatic across-the-board sequester

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Nevada DREAMers and Allies Rally in Support of a Clean DREAM Act

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On Wednesday, immigrant rights activists gathered outside the Lloyd George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas to demand a clean DREAM Act and extension of Temporary

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As Trump Administration Eyes Changes to Gold Butte, Community Leaders Demand Monument Be Kept Whole

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Just one day after President Donald Trump traveled to Utah to sign two proclamations to drastically reduce Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, Interior

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Trump Announces Reduction of Two Utah Monuments

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Standing in front of the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, President Donald Trump ended just over three months worth of suspense as he

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Constituents Forcibly Removed from LIBRE Forum As Heller Praised Passage of Trump Tax Plan

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Hours after Senator Dean Heller (R) voted to pass the Senate version of the Trump Tax Plan, he appeared at the LIBRE Initiative’s policy forum

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Crisis Solved? VA Medical Center Short on Staff, At Risk of Budget Cuts

Nevada DREAMers and Allies Rally in Support of a Clean DREAM Act

As Trump Administration Eyes Changes to Gold Butte, Community Leaders Demand Monument Be Kept Whole

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Trump Announces Reduction of Two Utah Monuments

Constituents Forcibly Removed from LIBRE Forum As Heller Praised Passage of Trump Tax Plan

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Crisis Solved? VA Medical Center Short on Staff, At Risk of Budget Cuts

As Congress careens towards its end-of-year budget deadline, many issues remain unresolved. One of those happens to be next year’s budget, as automatic across-the-board sequester cuts are set to kick in next month if Congress doesn’t act. This has many Americans worried across the country, including some of the workers at the Veterans’ Administration (VA) North Las Vegas Medical Center, where numerous vacancies continue to be unfilled. Why does the VA have so many vacancies, and why are veterans potentially…

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As Trump Administration Eyes Changes to Gold Butte, Community Leaders Demand Monument Be Kept Whole

Just one day after President Donald Trump traveled to Utah to sign two proclamations to drastically reduce Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke confirmed on a press call that he’s recommending some sort of reduction to Nevada’s Gold Butte National Monument. Moments after the news broke, local public lands advocates gathered in Las Vegas to make clear that Nevadans won’t accept any cuts to the state’s monuments. (more…)

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Trump Announces Reduction of Two Utah Monuments

Standing in front of the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, President Donald Trump ended just over three months worth of suspense as he announced his decision on the future of several National Monuments. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke submitted his report in August on the monuments he was tasked to review, but it wasn't until today when the White House finally confirmed Trump's plans to severely reduce the square footage of Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments in…

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Constituents Forcibly Removed from LIBRE Forum As Heller Praised Passage of Trump Tax Plan

Hours after Senator Dean Heller (R) voted to pass the Senate version of the Trump Tax Plan, he appeared at the LIBRE Initiative’s policy forum at the Palace Station in Las Vegas to make his case. Yet as Heller was confronted by constituents with their questions about the tax plan, the federal budget, and immigration reform, LIBRE and Station Casinos security removed these constituents from the event as Heller attempted to deflect and stick to his message. (more…)

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