On a call with local press today, Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D) and a group of Nevada health care advocates vowed to do everything possible to defeat Trumpcare once and for all. They spoke just hours before the U.S....
Payday loans: They’re there when we need them. But how much do we really need them? The Nevada Legislature heard two bills this week that could be monumental in how the state regulates payday lenders. But first, these bills have...
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...
It’s easy for U.S. citizens  to take their Constitutional rights for granted. But for many immigrants working to become citizens,the legal system they have to navigate, can be extremely frightening. That fear has only heightened since Donald Trump’s inauguration...
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...
Hours after Senator Dean Heller (R) voted to pass the Senate version of the Trump Tax Plan, he appeared at the LIBRE Initiative’s policy forum at the Palace Station in Las Vegas to make his case. Yet as Heller...
Until about three years ago, Fawn Douglas knew little about Gold Butte National Monument. Today, she’s actively fighting back attacks on Nevada’s public lands. What sparked Fawn’s drive to defend Native American ancestral lands? How Fawn Douglas got her start Douglas’...
"It is very hard to learn when you can not breathe." That’s the message Green for All founder Van Jones had for Governor Brian Sandoval (R) last Saturday. He joined Chispa Nevada and over 100 grassroots community activists in...
On Monday, Temple Beth Sholom hosted a trailer on its Summerlin campus to tell the story of hunger in America. As many Americans rush to finish their holiday gift shopping and prepare their holiday party menus, over 41 million...
For seven years, Station Casinos has waged war against the Culinary Union and its efforts to unionize various properties. But last night, Green Valley Ranch in Henderson became the fourth Station property to unionize. The vote was overwhelmingly in...

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