Assembly Member Chris Brooks (D-Las Vegas) wasted no time after President Donald Trump revealed his federal budget request includes $120 million to revive the long-troubled Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. He sprang into action. And now, the Nevada Legislature...
Congress just passed the most consequential tax legislation in over three decades. It’s been sold by the White House as a “middle-class tax cut”, but is it really? What’s actually in this bill? We speak with UNLV Boyd Law...
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...
Governor Jay Inslee is thinking about running for president. Please don’t beat yourself up if your first response is, Who is THAT? Jay Inslee is the governor of Washington State, or – as he likes to call it – “the other...
I noticed one Victor Joecks, who now happens to have a Las Vegas Review-Journal column, complaining about a bill in the Nevada Legislature to repeal the “Pink Tax”, or the surtax the State of Nevada charges on feminine hygiene...
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...
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...
“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...
By Verna Mandez My future and the future of all Nevadans is bright, not only because we are the second sunniest state in the country, but also because we have the ability to harness all of that sunshine and use...
Who knew the State of Nevada would come to this? Just as recently as 2012, Nevada had no legal mechanism for most medical marijuana users to obtain their medicine. In 2017, the state budget depends upon successful implementation of...

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