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Lawsuit: Bullying Tacitly Condoned by Yerington School Officials and Police

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Lawsuit: Bullying Tacitly Condoned by Yerington School Officials and Police The parents of two Yerington high school students are turning to federal court, alleging in a

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Political Activist Tom Steyer All-In on Nevada

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Tom Steyer is all-in on Nevada Tom Steyer is no stranger to political advocacy. He's been involved in Democratic races since Walter Mondale's ill-fated 1984

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Steve Wynn Described by former Cocktail Waitress as “Forceful, Aggressive”

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A former Golden Nugget cocktail waitress says Steve Wynn, whom she had never met, showed up unannounced at her home three weeks into her tenure

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Gun ViolencePublic Land

Questions Surround Zinke Visit to Vegas

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Questions Surround Zinke Visit to Vegas Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is in Las Vegas for NSSF SHOT Show 2018, according to posts from

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Lawsuit: Bullying Tacitly Condoned by Yerington School Officials and Police

Political Activist Tom Steyer All-In on Nevada

Steve Wynn Described by former Cocktail Waitress as “Forceful, Aggressive”

William Anderson

Moapa Chairman Who Led Fight to Shut Down Coal Plant, Built First Commercial Solar Array on a Native American Reservation Passes Away

Questions Surround Zinke Visit to Vegas

Questions Surround Zinke Visit to Vegas

Nevada LegislaturePublic LandSocial Justice

2017 in Review, Part 3: Looking Forward to the New Year

2017 is a year that will be incredibly hard to forget. From the nation's bombastic new President to Nevada's groundbreaking legislative session, this year was one of tremendous change. Believe it or not, this may just the beginning. Below, we’ll do a sneak preview of what 2018 will likely bring. Fasten your seatbelts, Nevada, as the new year is certain to give us another wild ride. (more…)

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2017 in Review, Part 2: The Year of Epic Struggles

2017 may have been just one year, but it had more than enough news to span a decade. That certainly proved true in the second half of the year, as Nevadans tried to make sense of Congress’ debate over health care and taxes. Las Vegas then suffered the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, and the nation once more had to come to terms with its gun laws. By the end of the year President Donald Trump signed his tax…

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2017 in Review, Part 1: Resistance, Silver State Style

In 2017, Nevada became a key state for “The Resistance” to push back against Trump Administration policies, from immigrant rights to renewable energy and marijuana legalization. This week, we’ll be remembering the moments that made 2017 a year that none of us can forget. Let’s begin with a review of how Nevadans reacted to the first days of the Trump Presidency, and why the 2017 legislative session broke new ground here at home. (more…)

federal budget, Trump Tax Plan, debt ceiling, continuing resolution, DREAM Act
Nevada LegislatureSocial Justice

DREAM Act Deferred Again As Congress Passes Continuing Resolution to Avoid Government Shutdown

Congress decided to postpone its budget and debt ceiling deadline yesterday, as Republican leaders opted not to risk a government shutdown during the winter holidays. But in doing so, Congress also delayed (again) decisions on key legislative priorities, such as reauthorizing the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and passing the DREAM Act to protect DACA recipients. Though the Nevada delegation split along party lines, there was enough bipartisan support in both chambers to send another continuing resolution to the President’s…

Nevada LegislatureSocial Justice

Dollars and Sense: A Conversation with Francine Lipman on What’s Actually in the Trump-GOP Tax Plan

Congress just passed the most consequential tax legislation in over three decades. It’s been sold by the White House as a “middle-class tax cut”, but is it really? What’s actually in this bill? We speak with UNLV Boyd Law Professor Francine Lipman on how federal tax law is changing, and Nevadans can expect from this tax bill in the years ahead. (more…)

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