By Verna Mandez My future and the future of all Nevadans is bright, not only because we are the second sunniest state in the country, but also because we have the ability to harness all of that sunshine and use...
By Rosa Mendoza Las Vegas, the “Gambling Mecca of the World,” became my home when I was still crawling in cloth diapers. Back then, as the sole state with legalized gambling, Nevada had no competition. This was great for Las...
By Christina Karr I was very upset in December 2015, when I learned that it would no longer be economically feasible for me to go solar. Think about that, not being able to use sunshine as energy in one of...
(This story originally appeared on SEIU Nevada’s blog.) As Congress contemplates kicking millions of Americans off their health insurance, a Las Vegas woman says her 22-year-old daughter is dead after a local emergency room refused her treatment because she lacked...
By Gillian Griffith Donald Trump’s recent Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch (coupled with the current dialogue on reproductive rights AND the Muslim Ban) has me thinking long and hard about religious freedom. Specifically, about the two very distinct ways...
(Guest submission by Marisol Montoya from Las Vegas) I am a mom. My son has had healthcare coverage through the expansion of Medicaid, and I’m very grateful for it. I don’t think we should take it away. I got a...
Since 9/11, the Muslim American community has been enduring hateful speech, discrimination, excessive screening at airports, bullying, vandalism, and even death as a result of increasing anti-Muslim bigotry in recent years. From the outset of his campaign, now-President Donald Trump...
Imagine a wealthy casino magnate decides that traffic is too much and he wants to helicopter into work.  Imagine that casino magnate asking the government for $5,000 a year to help defray costs, particularly since he isn’t personally using...
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...
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...

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