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Hate in Nevada: What Happened in Charlottesville?

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Just days ago, alt-right white supremacists incited a weekend of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, that culminated in three deaths and dozens of people injured. One

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Social Justice

Southern Nevadans Gather for Vigil in Solidarity with Charlottesville

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As Americans were processing the horrific events of Charlottesville, Virginia, dozens gathered in front of the Martin Luther King, Jr., statue to call for an

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ColumnsNevada Legislature

Total Recall: What Does Roberson Really Want?

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Late Wednesday, news broke of Republicans filing a notice of intent to recall State Senator Joyce Woodhouse (D-Henderson). Within 48 hours, Republicans would announce intention

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Social Justice

Titus Hosts Immigration Workshop, Reassures Communities Fearful of Trump

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Last night, Rep. Dina Titus (D-Las Vegas) hosted a workshop in East Las Vegas for Nevadans who need help navigating the federal immigration system. As

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Guest BlogsSocial Justice

Opinion: Laxalt Needs to Stand up for Nevada, Not the Gun Lobby

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By Natalie Hernandez In November of last year, Nevadans voted to make our state safer by voting yes on ballot Question 1, or The Background

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Hate in Nevada: What Happened in Charlottesville?

Southern Nevadans Gather for Vigil in Solidarity with Charlottesville

Total Recall: What Does Roberson Really Want?

Titus Hosts Immigration Workshop, Reassures Communities Fearful of Trump

Opinion: Laxalt Needs to Stand up for Nevada, Not the Gun Lobby

Guest BlogsSocial Justice

Opinion: Patriots Betrayed

By Matthew DeFalco Last week began as a normal week for the tens of thousands of LGBTQIA American service members. Until it wasn't. Some woke up in the morning and exercised with their comrades, put on their uniforms with pride, and went to work. Others worked through the night in dangerous combat zones around the world, protecting and defending the rest of us, here in America. And then, something happened that they won't ever forget. (more…)

Social Justice

Rep. Jacky Rosen Tours U.S. Vets Las Vegas Campus, Calls for Certainty in Health Care and Federal Budget

This morning, Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Henderson) toured the U.S. Vets Las Vegas campus to learn more about how the organization assists military veterans with housing, food, and job placement. Rosen then spoke with us about how she’s looking out for Nevada’s veterans in Congress… And what she’d like her colleagues to do once it’s time to pass a budget. (more…)

Social Justice

Health Care Activists Denounce Dean Heller and Trumpcare at Las Vegas Town Hall

Though the U.S. Senate narrowly rejected Trumpcare last week, the national health care debate continues to play out in Nevada. Last night, nationally renowned social justice activist Sister Simone Campbell and the Save My Care bus stopped in Las Vegas. They listened to Nevadans’ health care stories, and these Nevadans asked U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R) to listen to them on Trumpcare. (more…)

Public LandSocial Justice

Broken Promises: Nevadans Condemn Ryan Zinke Shutting Them Out of Monuments Review

Hours after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke abruptly left Nevada, Southern Nevada elected officials and local public lands advocates gathered in Las Vegas to express their outrage. Zinke had promised two days worth of meetings with environmentalists, Native Americans, and elected leaders to discuss Gold Butte and Basin and Range National Monuments. Instead, Zinke left them hanging. (more…)

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