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Mark Amodei- We are Hungry, Save SNAP

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Dear Mark Amodei, I have to reach out to you here since you have avoided all of our attempts to meet with you. Who are

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National Cancer Survivor Day Reflections from a Cancer Survivor

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Two years ago on this day I was five months into a treatment plan for Stage II Breast Cancer. I had undergone two surgeries, and

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Food Stamps are an essential safety net for working families

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Dear Editor, In November of 2017, my hard-working husband applied for his VISA, but was denied. Since then, I had to find ways to maintain

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

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

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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Guest Blog: National Monument for Gold Butte Designated

In the closing days of his administration, President Barack Obama declared Nevada’s Gold Butte and Utah’s Bears Ears National Monuments under the 1906 Antiquities Act.  The President’s action brought the number of areas declared by both Republican and Democrat Presidents as National Monuments to 129. Congress passed the Antiquities Act to ensure the protection of Native American ruins, artifacts and other objects of historical and scientific interests.  Congress gave Presidents this authority for another reason. They knew as far back…

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Notes on the Epic #FightFor15 Confrontation at Carl’s Jr.

What happened at Carl’s Jr. on Thursday, January 12? Maybe you heard about a Fight for 15 protest at the fast food joint across Maryland Parkway from Boulevard Mall. What went down there? More importantly, why were protesters there? What was the protest about? And how does it tie into the Presidential Transition? Let's explore some more below the fold. Since 2000, Andrew Puzder has served as CEO of CKE Restaurants. CKE happens to be the parent company of Carl's…

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