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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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Guest BlogsTrump

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

Nevada Legislature

The Meaning Behind Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson’s Opening Remarks

Typically when the Nevada Legislature opens for regular session, the day is full of pomp and circumstance and not much else. But when the 79th Session of the Nevada Legislature opened in Carson City today, Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson didn’t just open “The People’s House” for business. He reminded Nevada of the unique opportunity our state has in setting an example for the rest of the nation, and he signaled that Nevada’s legislators are prepared for the challenges ahead in this…

Social Justice

Yes, We Still Can? The new reality of the Trump Administration

As we conclude Week 2 of the Trump Administration, here’s a look back at how Donald Trump’s Presidency began… And how Nevadans reacted to it. Yes, it happened. On Friday, January 20th, Donald J. Trump became the 45th President of the United States. The following day, at least 3.2 million Americans marched in protest of the Trump Administration–including at least 20,000 here in Nevada. What was that about? And how will the nation proceed with this new Commander-in-Chief? Below the…

Guest Blogs

Guest Blog: Another Home Care Agency Misuses Taxpayer Money, Denies Overtime to Workers

Photo provided by Dana Gentry at SEIU Nevada   (Originally posted by Dana Gentry at SEIU Nevada’s blog.) Another Las Vegas home care agency is refusing to pay overtime to employees who work more than 40 hours a week. Earlier this month we told you about two home care agencies with common ownership that illegally avoid paying overtime by splitting hours between the two companies. Now, paycheck stubs from Angels Home Healthcare reveal one employee, who worked 42 hours a…

ColumnsNevada Legislature

Governor Sandoval’s Final State of the State Address, Setting the Stage for Legislative Session

During his final State of the State Address, Governor Brian Sandoval (R) announced his proposed $8.1 billion budget for the next biennium (or two years). That’s $200 million more than the last Economic Forum forecast, but that’s also $400 million below the original $8.5 billion requested by state agencies. Sandoval called for increased investment throughout the public sector, but how will he make it work? Below the fold, we’ll explore how he might get all his numbers to add up……

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