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Today in Governor Brian Sandoval’s (R) Las Vegas office, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R) gave the answer Nevadans have been awaiting for nearly three months: No, he will not vote for Trumpcare as written. As he stood by Sandoval,...
This week featured a hearing on another of the renewable energy bills moving through the Nevada Legislature this session. If passed and enacted, AB 206 will raise Nevada’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 50% by 2030 and 80% by...
The Nevada Legislature suddenly has two active minimum wage bills. One proposes an eventual raise to $12 an hour. Another aims for the magic $15 number that #FightFor15 activists have been agitating for. There’s likely more action to come. What’s...
This week, Governor Brian Sandoval (R) finally did what so many feared: He vetoed some bills. Specifically, he vetoed seven bills that passed the Nevada Legislature this session. Much is being said about these vetoes, so let’s examine what...
For well over a decade, Clark County, mega-developer Jim Rhodes, and Save Red Rock have fought over Blue Diamond Hill near Red Rock Canyon. The Nevada Legislature is wading back into that fight with AB 277. The Nevada Supreme...
Governor Steve Sisolak told conservationists today that the state of Nevada has signed on to a state by state climate change compact. Sisolak made the announcement at a press conference to kick off Conservation Lobby Day at the state legislature. The...
Who can you trust? Before he left office, President Barack Obama answered a question many investors ask with a new fiduciary rule requiring all financial advisers to put their clients’ interests first. Yet since President Donald Trump has taken...
Newly minted Nevada governor Steve Sisolak showed his emotional side through most of his inaugural address today in Carson City. He cried about his love for Nevada. He cried about raising his daughters, Ashley and Carley, whom he called “kind, compassionate,...
For years, many have made the assumption that communities of color don’t care about environmental justice. “That’s just something white limousine liberals care about.” Katherine Lorenzo is here to disabuse us of that notion and explain the environmental issues...
Just hours after the Nevada Legislature adjourned Sine Die, a group of environmental and energy activists returned to deliver to Governor Brian Sandoval (R) over 7,000 petition signatures urging him to sign AB 206 into law. Why do they...

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