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Opinion: Congress Wants to Cut Food Stamps After Giving 1% a Big Tax Break

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Last year, Republicans blew a massive hole in the federal budget with their $1.5 trillion tax giveaway to big corporations. These corporations include the big

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Youth are Showing Extraordinary Leadership on Climate in the Courts

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You have heard of the Parkland students who are leading the #NeverAgain movement against gun violence. As we approach Earth Day this weekend, it's important

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TAX DAY: New Report Reveals How Trump’s Tax Giveaway Impacts Nevada

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Donald Trump and the Republicans in Congress, such as Nevada Senator Dean Heller, have made a lot of promises about their $1.5 trillion tax giveaway

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BLOG: Why March for Science?

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This Saturday's march is more than just a fun way to celebrate science. How many times per day does the average American rely on science?

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OPINION: Janus v. AFSCME threatens the strength of unions

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  Don’t be fooled by anti-union rhetoric On one side of the pathway leading up to the U.S. Supreme Court, people wave signs that say

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Opinion: Congress Wants to Cut Food Stamps After Giving 1% a Big Tax Break

Youth are Showing Extraordinary Leadership on Climate in the Courts

TAX DAY: New Report Reveals How Trump’s Tax Giveaway Impacts Nevada

BLOG: Why March for Science?

OPINION: Janus v. AFSCME threatens the strength of unions

A majority of Americans think Donald Trump is a failure.
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POLL: Most Americans Think Trump a Failure

According to a Marist poll released January 18th, 2018, most Americans believe President Trump has failed during his first year. The poll was conducted in cooperation with NPR and PBS NewsHour by The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, which surveyed 1,350 adults between January 8th and 10th 2018 with a margin-of-error of 2.7%. A Deepening Divide The results show a widening gap between the way the bulk of the American electorate and Trump’s base view the administration’s first year.…

Social Justice

Pence Appears With Heller at Nellis Air Force Base, Warns of Potential Conflict With North Korea

On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence appeared with U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R), and Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt (R) to a crowd of about 1,500 military service members and invited guests at Nellis Air Force Base near Las Vegas. After Heller introduced Pence and praised President Donald Trump’s first year in office, Pence warned of potential trouble ahead in North Korea and the Middle East. And yet, neither Heller nor Pence addressed the…

Public LandSocial Justice

Cliven Bundy Challenges Federal Authority Over Public Lands After Release from Jail

On Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Gloria Navarro ordered the release of Cliven Bundy from federal custody. On Wednesday, Cliven Bundy addressed the media at Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Headquarters. Even as many Nevadans continue to condemn Bundy’s 2014 armed standoff against federal and local law enforcement agents, Bundy threatened more unrest as long as federal public lands remain as such. (more…)

Social Justice

Nevadans Speak Out on DACA, TPS, and the Future of Immigration Reform

Last September, President Donald Trump announced the end of the DACA program that has shielded some 900,000 DREAMers from deportation. The Trump Administration has since followed that up by scaling back the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program that’s offered legal protection to select refugees. What does this mean for local immigrant communities? Here are a few stories of the Nevadans who are suddenly on the front line of Congress’ immigration debate. (more…)

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Rosen and Titus Meet with Immigrant Activists, Promise Action on DREAM Act and TPS

Last Thursday, Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Henderson) met with immigrant rights activists in Las Vegas to discuss ways to protect DACA and TPS recipients. The next day, Rep. Dina Titus (D-Las Vegas) gathered with activists and community leaders at Las Vegas City Hall to outline her plan of action to help immigrant communities. With the Trump Administration ending DACA and rolling back TPS, activists are demanding that Congress pass legislation with permanent legal status and a path to citizenship. During their…

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