Last month, Nevada Supreme Court Justice James Hardesty surprised some with his rant on traffic tickets during a pre-session budget hearing. He reiterated this concern at another budget hearing in the Nevada Legislature this week. What’s the matter with parking tickets? (more…)
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Political Activist Tom Steyer All-In on Nevada
It’s quickly become a tradition of sorts. Progressive activists visit U.S. Senator Dean Heller’s (R) Las Vegas district office on #ResistTrumpTuesdays to demand he do more to stand up to President Donald Trump’s agenda. As Heller continues to approve more of Trump’s controversial Cabinet Nominees, activists made a special Valentine’s Day visit to ask him to show more love to his constituents (and less to Trump). (more…)
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hosted a public meeting in Mesquite last Thursday to provide local residents with information about the newly designated Gold Butte National Monument. A contingent of Bundy sympathizers tried to drown out dialogue. BLM representatives and Mesquite residents nonetheless engaged in that dialogue on how to move forward in protecting Gold Butte. (more…)
In December, BuzzFeed reported allegations against hospital giant UHS of bed-filling at all costs. The story sent the company’s stock plummeting. The odyssey-like stories of patients held involuntarily in psych wards hit home for Las Vegas resident Judy Hendrickson, who in 2012, fought to free her elderly father from a three-day hold in Desert Springs Hospital’s Geropsych unit. (more…)
Vote Solar applauded legislative proposals to revive Nevada’s solar workforce and expand consumer energy choice in 2017. The announcement comes as the Solar Foundation released its annual jobs census finding that solar jobs grew by double digits nationally in 2016, bringing total U.S. employment to more than 260,000 workers. (more…)
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