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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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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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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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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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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

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Two Contraception Bills Kick Off #nvwomensweek in the Nevada Legislature

Yesterday, two Nevada Legislature committees heard two critical health care bills. Not only will these bills protect women’s access to contraception regardless of what Congress does to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but they also aim to expand that access. These hearings kicked off Nevada Women’s Week, during which the Legislature will likely move forward several women’s rights bills. (more…)

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Child Care Takes Center Stage at the Nevada Legislature in SB 147 Hearing

Yesterday, the Senate Revenue and Economic Development Committee of the Nevada Legislature heard SB 147. This bill aims to offer up to a $2,500 tax credit to workers earning 85% or less of the median income. It’s not only a bill aimed at serving a critical need, but also a key part of the Democrats’ “Nevada Blueprint” agenda. (more…)

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What’s the Matter With Red Rock?

Red Rock Canyon may not yet be as world-famous as the Las Vegas Strip casinos that keep Nevada’s economy humming, but Red Rock and other nearby natural treasures are increasingly part of the strategy to keep Nevada’s economy solid in the future. This may be why so many Nevadans are scratching their heads over the Clark County Commission’s vote that may open the door to 5,000 new homes nearby. What was that vote about? What’s the matter with Red Rock?…

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