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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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Roberson’s “Sanctuary Cities” Ballot Initiative Loses Challenge in District Court

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This morning, a district court judge ruled against a ballot initiative championed by State Senator and Lt. Governor Candidate Michael Roberson (R-Henderson) to ban “sanctuary

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

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

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

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

Roberson’s “Sanctuary Cities” Ballot Initiative Loses Challenge in District Court

Public LandSocial Justice

As Trump Administration Eyes Changes to Gold Butte, Community Leaders Demand Monument Be Kept Whole

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 Secretary Ryan Zinke confirmed on a press call that he’s recommending some sort of reduction to Nevada’s Gold Butte National Monument. Moments after the news broke, local public lands advocates gathered in Las Vegas to make clear that Nevadans won’t accept any cuts to the state’s monuments. (more…)

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Trump Announces Reduction of Two Utah Monuments

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 announced his decision on the future of several National Monuments. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke submitted his report in August on the monuments he was tasked to review, but it wasn't until today when the White House finally confirmed Trump's plans to severely reduce the square footage of Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments in…

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Constituents Forcibly Removed from LIBRE Forum As Heller Praised Passage of Trump Tax Plan

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 at the Palace Station in Las Vegas to make his case. Yet as Heller was confronted by constituents with their questions about the tax plan, the federal budget, and immigration reform, LIBRE and Station Casinos security removed these constituents from the event as Heller attempted to deflect and stick to his message. (more…)

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Ammon Bundy Released from Federal Custody, Placed Under House Arrest

For the first time since his extradition to Nevada, Ammon Bundy walked outside the Lloyd George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas this morning to greet family, supporters, and the media. Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Gloria Navarro ordered Cliven and Ammon Bundy released from federal custody and placed under house arrest for the remainder of their criminal trial for their roles in the April 2014 armed standoff near Bunkerville. Cliven Bundy has refused Navarro’s offer of house arrest, but Ammon…

Nevada LegislatureSocial Justice

As Trump Tax Plan Nears Senate Vote, Nevadans Demand Heller Oppose It

As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on its version of the Trump Tax Plan, progressive activists and community leaders gathered outside the Lloyd George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas to send one final message to Senator Dean Heller (R) before voting begins. They demanded Heller read all the fine language, see how all the numbers add up for Nevada, and reject any bill that results in higher taxes or less of a social safety net for working-class families. (more…)

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