Public LandSocial Justice

Public Lands Advocates Greet Ryan Zinke in Tahoe, Urge Trump Administration to Leave National Monuments Alone

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U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke flew to Northern Nevada today to address a private event for Rule of Law Defense Fund, a right-wing group with

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Dean Heller Announces Opposition to Senate Trumpcare Bill Alongside Brian Sandoval

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Today in Governor Brian Sandoval’s (R) Las Vegas office, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R) gave the answer Nevadans have been awaiting for nearly three months:

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SEIU Nevada and Progressive Activists Demand Dean Heller Turn Against Trumpcare

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SEIU members and local progressive activists visited University Medical Center (UMC) in Las Vegas today to urge U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R) to vote against

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Scow Resigns from Clark County Commission

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Change was already in the air at Clark County, as two Commissioners will be termed out of office next year and another is contemplating a

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Public Lands Advocates Greet Ryan Zinke in Tahoe, Urge Trump Administration to Leave National Monuments Alone

Dean Heller Announces Opposition to Senate Trumpcare Bill Alongside Brian Sandoval

SEIU Nevada and Progressive Activists Demand Dean Heller Turn Against Trumpcare

Scow Resigns from Clark County Commission

Five Ways Progressives Won the 2017 Legislative Session

Nevada LegislatureSocial Justice

Veterans and Legislators Condemn Republican Budget Blockade

Following hard-line Republican grandstanding Thursday during Senate votes on critical budget bills, Democratic legislators and veterans’ advocates gathered to rebuke the minority party’s tactics. They asked why Republican legislators not only walked out, but then voted against funding for everything from K-12 public schools to a long awaited military veterans’ home. (more…)

Nevada LegislatureSocial Justice

Republican Walkout Triggers Budget Showdown in Final Days of Legislative Session

The Nevada Legislature was supposed to move forward with the one big tax proposal of this session. Instead, the marijuana excise tax Governor Brian Sandoval (R) proposed was defeated by the Senators from his own party. As a result, the public education budget, including vouchers, is undergoing major changes. The marijuana excise tax was the highlight of Sandoval’s State of the State address. And yet, Senate Republicans vote against Sandoval’s marijuana tax. Why did they? And what happens now? (more…)

Nevada LegislatureSocial Justice

Who’s Vouching for What? The Jury’s Out on ESA Vouchers.

In June 2015 Governor Brian Sandoval (R) signed SB 302 into law, establishing the ESA voucher program. Yet within weeks, the program was hit with a court ordered injunction. Since then, the voucher program has been in a legal coma. As Governor Sandoval pushes to revive vouchers, opponents are reminding the Nevada Legislature why they sued in the first place. Today, we speak with those most deeply involved in Lopez v. Schwartz on why they sued and why they oppose…

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Who’s Vouching for What: Governor’s ESA Voucher Bill Gets Heard at Nevada Legislature

For weeks, Governor Brian Sandoval (R) and Nevada Legislature Democratic leaders have sparred over funding his controversial voucher program, Education Savings Accounts. Then, at 3:00 PM yesterday, the two budget committees announced a joint hearing on Sandoval’s voucher bill. Why did this hearing happen, and how might the Legislature reshape this voucher program? We dig deeper below. (more…)

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