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How Can Nevada Succeed? A Conversation with Nevada Succeeds President Brent Husson on Public Education

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How do we improve public education in Nevada? As the President of Nevada Succeeds, Brent Husson works on answering this question every day. We spoke

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Trumpcare by Fiat: How Trump Is Trying to Derail the Health Care Law (and How Congress Can Stop Him)

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This month, President Donald Trump has been rolling out a series of executive orders pertaining to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. This law was

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Change Makers: BBS Counseling’s Margarita Romano on Caring for Survivors After the Las Vegas Shooting

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Since the Las Vegas Shooting, Nevadans have been stepping up to help victims and their loved ones in need. In a quiet office park near

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After Shooting, Gun Safety Advocates File Class Action Suit Against “Bump Stock” Manufacturers

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Today the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the Las Vegas based Eglet Prince law firm announced their class action lawsuit against Slide Fire,

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Nevadans Demand Action on Gun Violence After Trump Visits Las Vegas

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Earlier today, U.S. President Donald Trump made a brief visit to Las Vegas to thank first responders for their efforts following Sunday’s mass shooting. Despite

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How Can Nevada Succeed? A Conversation with Nevada Succeeds President Brent Husson on Public Education

Trumpcare by Fiat: How Trump Is Trying to Derail the Health Care Law (and How Congress Can Stop Him)

Change Makers: BBS Counseling’s Margarita Romano on Caring for Survivors After the Las Vegas Shooting

After Shooting, Gun Safety Advocates File Class Action Suit Against “Bump Stock” Manufacturers

Nevadans Demand Action on Gun Violence After Trump Visits Las Vegas

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CCSD Trustees Decide on Next Round of Budget Cuts

After five-plus hours of outrage, rancor, frustration, and sorrow from both sides of the dais, the Clark County School District (CCSD) Board of Trustees agreed to an alternative budget proposal in hopes of staving off any further cuts to support staff or special education programs. The CCSD Board also proposed a financial review to approve next month to respond to public demands for increased accountability. (more…)

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Nevadans Take Stock After Heller’s Trumpcare Bill Tumbles

On Tuesday, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) announced the latest version of Trumpcare would not get a floor vote this week. The next day, Nevadans voiced their frustration over Senator Dean Heller (R) cosponsoring this Trumpcare bill as they urged Congress to pivot to legislation that could actually improve Nevadans’ health care. (more…)

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Opinion: Authentic Patriotism

By Victor Rivera What is authenticity? My personal take is that when it comes to people, authenticity is the behavior that comes from a person which is natural to them and relates to people in a way that that is upfront and honest. I finish my personal definition by adding that this behavior is not forced or coerced. To be a small child and be told that you have to hug your older relative is a nice gesture, but that…

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Back to the Drawing Board: A Conversation with Nancy Brune and Sylvia Lazos on CCSD and Public Education in Nevada

Last week, Clark County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky announced his June 2018 retirement. As CCSD is navigating major changes in public education, including its own reorganization, we speak with experts on what lies ahead for the district. We also discuss whether a state budgetary formula is the root of CCSD’s ongoing financial woes. (more…)

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