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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Emotional stories collided in the Nevada Senate chambers today, as that body approved SB143, a bill brought by Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson that will enact the background check ballot measure narrowly passed by voters in 2016. The measure would...
Earlier this month, the Senate and Assembly education committees came together to hold a joint hearing on school safety. The meeting took three hours. And it was filled with urgency. Interestingly, hardly anyone came to speak out against the bill....
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,...
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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