Today, local children’s advocates released a new study that points to alarming inequities across our public infrastructure, including K-12 education. Though overall student achievement remains a major problem, it’s even more severe in communities of color. Why are students...
Elizabeth Becker did not originally plan to work on gun violence prevention. Instead, like so many other gun safety activists, the issue found her. Since then, Becker has been on the front line in fights to expand background checks...
On Friday, Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Carson City) opened up during his appearance at the “Eggs and Issues” breakfast hosted by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. Amodei spent the morning explaining his conditions for supporting the Yucca Mountain...
This week, Republican leaders are maneuvering to place Donald Trump’s tax cut proposal on top of Congress’ agenda. In turn, Trump is justifying this by claiming that his tax cuts are designed to help working-class families. But is this...
Less than a week ago, President Donald Trump issued an executive order to undermine the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA, or Obamacare) health insurance exchanges. He then followed that up with a decision to end the cost sharing reduction reimbursements...
How do we improve public education in Nevada? As the President of Nevada Succeeds, Brent Husson works on answering this question every day. We spoke with Husson recently about how he and his organization approach this and other critical...
This month, President Donald Trump has been rolling out a series of executive orders pertaining to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. This law was an act of Congress that then President Barack Obama signed into law in 2010....
Today the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the Las Vegas based Eglet Prince law firm announced their class action lawsuit against Slide Fire, the company that manufactures the “bump stock” device that was used in last week’s...
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...
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...

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