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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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Paiute Activist Fawn Douglas Honored by Nevada Indian Commission

By Natalie Hernandez and Andrew Davey Las Vegas Paiute artist and activist Fawn Douglas was one of four Nevadans honored at the American Indian Achievement Awards in Carson City last Saturday. Douglas was recognized by the Nevada Indian Commission for her tireless advocacy for Southern Nevada Paiute communities, including her work to protect tribal ancestral lands. That work continued Saturday, when Douglas used her acceptance speech to ask Senator Dean Heller (R) to meet with tribal communities about protecting Gold…

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Nevadans Visit Heller’s Office to Demand “Not One Penny” for Trump’s Tax Plan

The “Not One Penny” coalition of progressive activists called a national day of action against the Trump Tax Plan on Tuesday. Here in Nevada, that meant yet another group of constituents paying Senator Dean Heller’s (R) Las Vegas office a visit. They demanded that Heller revoke his support for a tax plan that essentially redistributes wealth from the working poor and middle class to the wealthiest 1% of Americans. (more…)

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“It’s Not Going to Work Now”: Titus Condemns House Passage of Trump Tax Plan

One day after the U.S. House passed its version of the Trump Tax Plan, Rep. Dina Titus (D-Las Vegas) returned to Nevada and appeared at UNLV to explain how the tax bill would affect her constituents. Titus did not hold back in criticizing the House bill, and she pointed out how the Senate bill could cause just as many problems for working class Nevadans. (more…)

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Nevadans Visit Dean Heller’s Las Vegas Office, Demand He Oppose Cuts to Safety Net Programs

On Tuesday, a group of concerned retirees visited Senator Dean Heller’s (R) Las Vegas office to register their opposition to the tax plan President Donald Trump and Congressional Republican leaders have been rallying around. They also demanded Heller oppose any cuts to safety net programs, such as Social Security and Medicare, to fill any budget hole the Trump-GOP Tax Plan will cause if it becomes law. (more…)

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