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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...
The day after the U.S. House Trumpcare vote, Democratic Congresswoman Dina Titus came home to Las Vegas. She had plenty to say about the rushed health care vote, and so did a few of her constituents. This was not...
Equal pay for equal work. What could possibly be controversial about this? The AB 178 hearing turned out to be quite feisty in the Nevada Legislature. Why? What’s at stake with this workplace discrimination bill? "Everyone deserves equality in the workplace...
Editorial In February of 2016, the Reno Gazette Journal published a riveting series by their then government watchdog correspondent Anjeanette Damon. The series, detailing deplorable conditions in group homes for the mentally ill, caught the eyes of legislators, who passed a...
Following hard-line Republican grandstanding Thursday during Senate votes on critical budget bills, Democratic legislators and veterans’ advocates gathered to rebuke the minority party’s tactics. They asked why Republican legislators not only walked out, but then voted against funding for...
Clean energy advocates were excited by the prospect of progress and some sort of resolution to the contentious fight over the future of energy in Nevada. How’s that coming along? We finally got some answers this week, as the...
Late Wednesday, news broke of Republicans filing a notice of intent to recall State Senator Joyce Woodhouse (D-Henderson). Within 48 hours, Republicans would announce intention to recall two other female Senators. Why? That’s the question on everyone’s mind as...
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...
Earlier today, U.S. President Donald Trump made a brief visit to Las Vegas to thank first responders for their efforts following Sunday’s mass shooting. Despite renewed calls to pass legislation to prevent future mass shootings, Trump has refused to...
“We’ve come a long way, baby… But we’re not all the way.” That’s how Former State Senator Helen Foley (D) described the progress of women’s rights in Nevada up until now. She testified in support of SJR 2 in...

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