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Health Care Has Improved; Let’s Keep the Progress Going

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Virginia has become the most recent state to expand Medicaid. Thanks to a few bold Republicans in the state’s legislature, more Virginians will have access

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Senator Cortez Masto Meets with Local Health Care Advocates to Ensure Comprehensive Coverage

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Last Friday, May 25th, Senator Catherine Cortez Masto held a roundtable meeting with Health Care Advocates and Organizations to discuss the latest developments surrounding health

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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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Health Care Has Improved; Let’s Keep the Progress Going

Senator Cortez Masto Meets with Local Health Care Advocates to Ensure Comprehensive Coverage

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

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Gold Butte Takes Center Stage Again in Mesquite

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…)

UHS owns and operates Valley Health System facilities in Nevada.
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Guest Blog: Valley Health Systems “Profits Over Patients” Scandal Old News to Las Vegans

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…)

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Opinion: Energy Efficiency Pays

Advocates for clean energy and energy efficiency applauded a unanimous decision by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) of Nevada on Wednesday to reconsider cuts to popular energy-efficient lighting rebates. Last year the PUC ended rebate programs for LED lighting, despite the fact that efficiency programs save consumers money, reduce energy bills, cut pollution and create jobs. (more…)

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