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With less than two weeks to go until the Nevada Legislature adjourns Sine Die, Governor Brian Sandoval (R) and Republican leaders are making one last push to fund ESA school vouchers. Why are they so adamant on reviving the...
In 2017, Nevada became a key state for “The Resistance” to push back against Trump Administration policies, from immigrant rights to renewable energy and marijuana legalization. This week, we’ll be remembering the moments that made 2017 a year that...
Minutes after State Senate Republicans voted against another pair of essential budget bills, progressive activists rallied outside the Legislative Building to call on Republicans to end their budget blockade. The activists then took this message inside the Building… And...
(As we conclude Week 2 of the Trump Administration, here’s the second installment of our look back at how Donald Trump’s Presidency began… And how Nevadans reacted to it.) On January 21, at least 3.2 million Americans took to the...
Last night, President Donald Trump addressed his first joint session of Congress. He tried to explain his series of controversial executive actions. Trump also spoke about his budget proposal that calls for a massive hike in military spending and...
Monday featured not one, but multiple citizen lobby days in the Nevada Legislature. Firefighters, Latinx activists, and campaign finance reform activists all made their voices heard inside and outside the Legislative Building. I followed along with groups from Democracy...
After failing to appear at multiple legislative hearings, Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt (R) appeared at Grant Sawyer State Building Wednesday morning for the Governor’s Committee on Energy Choice. But like those past hearings, Laxalt continued to decline answering...
Congress decided to postpone its budget and debt ceiling deadline yesterday, as Republican leaders opted not to risk a government shutdown during the winter holidays. But in doing so, Congress also delayed (again) decisions on key legislative priorities, such...
The Nevada Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Monday on the recall efforts against Senators Joyce Woodhouse and Nicole Cannizzaro. Yes, that recall effort, which was undertaken in 2017 by a Republican group affiliated with then Senate Minority Leader Michael...
Yesterday, two Nevada Legislature committees heard two critical health care bills. Not only will these bills protect women’s access to contraception regardless of what Congress does to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but they also aim to expand that...

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