Today, Karl Catarata is an accomplished UNLV student and community activist. In 2014, he was a high school student who rushed to save his family from what would become one of Nevada’s most notorious shooting incidents. Catarata recently opened...
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...
Last week, the country’s attention was riveted for about half a day by the arrest of New England Patriot’s owner Robert Kraft on charges of solicitation of prostitution. What made the news more salacious is that Kraft was picked...
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...
Since the Las Vegas Shooting, Nevadans have been stepping up to help victims and their loved ones in need. In a quiet office park near UNLV, BBS Counseling is providing critical mental health care services to survivors… Including Spanish...
The Nevada Legislature is historic… Wait, scratch that. It’s HERstoric for several reasons, including the fact that 40% of legislators are women this session. With feminists increasingly concerned about the Trump Administration’s lack of commitment to advancing civil rights,...
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...
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...
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...

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