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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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’...

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