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Today, Karl Catarata is an accomplished UNLV student and community activist. In 2014, he was a high school student who rushed to save his family from what would become one of Nevada’s most notorious shooting incidents. Catarata recently opened...
Governor Steve Sisolak today put his signature on SB358, which enshrines into law a path for Nevada to reach 50 percent renewable energy by 2030. The bill, heard in committee earlier this month, was rushed through the Assembly chambers last...
The Senate and Assembly judiciary committees came together Monday morning to hear testimony on AB291, the long awaited bill from Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui (pronounced HOW-de-gee, with a hard g) that would ban “any semiautomatic firearm that has been modified...
We disagree. That was the unanimous view of the Nevada Supreme Court today in the final decision on the 2017 recalls of State Senators Joyce Woodhouse and Nicole Cannizzaro. The Justices' disagreement was with Michael Wall, who was the sole attorney...
In late summer of 2017, a coalition affiliated with former Senator Michael Roberson initiated recall petitions against three sitting State Senators – Joyce Woodhouse, Nicole Cannizzaro and Patricia Farley. Woodhouse was in her last term. Cannizzaro – who was recently...
The Nevada Legislature is historic… Wait, scratch that. It’s HERstoric for several reasons, including the fact that 40% of legislators are women this session. With feminists increasingly concerned about the Trump Administration’s lack of commitment to advancing civil rights,...
After five-plus hours of outrage, rancor, frustration, and sorrow from both sides of the dais, the Clark County School District (CCSD) Board of Trustees agreed to an alternative budget proposal in hopes of staving off any further cuts to...
Payday loans: They’re there when we need them. But how much do we really need them? The Nevada Legislature heard two bills this week that could be monumental in how the state regulates payday lenders. But first, these bills have...
"It is very hard to learn when you can not breathe." That’s the message Green for All founder Van Jones had for Governor Brian Sandoval (R) last Saturday. He joined Chispa Nevada and over 100 grassroots community activists in...
Nevada State Treasurer Dan Schwartz (R) came ready to rumble at last month’s Assembly Ways and Means Committee budget hearing for his office. So did Chris Daly from the Nevada State Education Association (NSEA). Daly produced a letter from...

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