Several environmental and progressive groups visited U.S. Senator Dean Heller’s (R) Las Vegas office to urge him to vote against Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts. The Nevada Conservation League then delivered 408 handwritten letters to Heller’s office opposing cuts to environmental health programs. They want Senator Heller to stick to his word and vote against an anti-Nevada budget. (more…)
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Assemblyman Chris Brooks (D-Las Vegas) was the key player on all things renewable energy during the 79th Session of the Nevada Legislature. What are his final thoughts on this year’s movement on renewable energy? He answered a few final questions in Las Vegas earlier this month. (more…)
Last Friday, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R) stood alongside Governor Brian Sandoval (R) as he announced his opposition to the Senate Trumpcare bill… As currently written. What’s happened since then? Can the controversial bill make a comeback next month? (more…)
This Saturday, the State of Nevada will begin allowing sales of recreational marijuana. After voters passed Question 2 to legalize it, the state moved quickly to put the regulatory and tax infrastructure in place. But in the eleventh hour, a district court ruling threatened to leave it all up in smoke. How did the state overcome this final legal hurdle, and what lies ahead in this brave new world of legal pot? (more…)
On the final Mesquite City Council meeting before the Fourth of July holiday, the council voted 4-1 to approve a controversial resolution endorsing a reduction in the size of Gold Butte National Monument. Despite objections from Mesquite Mayor Allan Litman, his colleagues voted on the resolution which had very little public vetting before yesterday's meeting. (more…)
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