Four months have passed since President Donald Trump announced his decision to revoke DACA protection for over 800,000 DREAMers. Since then, the White House has also announced the revocation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for thousands of refugees. As...
Earlier today, House Republicans unveiled their version of the tax cut proposal that President Donald Trump and Congressional Republican leaders want to pass by the end of the year. Despite some recent tweaks, it still largely mirrors what Republicans...
From 2009 to 2013, the Nevada Legislature made significant strides in advancing LGBTQ equality. Comprehensive domestic partnerships became law in 2009. Transgender inclusive nondiscrimination bills became law in 2011 and 2013, including a trans* inclusive workplace equality law in...
Education first: It’s technically the law here in Nevada. Legislators must approve the K-12 public education budget before deciding anything else in the overall final budget. Does that actually have an effect on how much funding goes into classrooms?...
Tomorrow, Governor Brian Sandoval (R) is expected to sign a major LGBTQ civil rights bill into law. More will probably be coming to his desk soon. Last weekend, I caught up with a key legislator and long-time civil rights...
In recent years, a key criminal justice reform initiative has taken hold throughout the nation. So what exactly is #BanTheBox? And why is the Nevada Legislature considering a bill to keep one question off job applications? Today, the Assembly Government...
At Brady Industries headquarters in Las Vegas, Attorney General Adam Laxalt (R) formally launched his campaign for Governor. Yet, before Laxalt himself could announce it publicly, his campaign was already making news by denying entry to various Nevadans. At...
This morning, Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Henderson) toured the U.S. Vets Las Vegas campus to learn more about how the organization assists military veterans with housing, food, and job placement. Rosen then spoke with us about how she’s looking out...
Late Saturday night, progressive super-activist Linda Turner passed away. She was 75, and she struggled with lung cancer during the final years of her life. Yet, even then, Linda still found ways to raise hell for good causes. Even...
Who can you trust? Before he left office, President Barack Obama answered a question many investors ask with a new fiduciary rule requiring all financial advisers to put their clients’ interests first. Yet since President Donald Trump has taken...

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