When President Donald Trump named Steven Mnuchin as his pick for U.S. Treasury Secretary, some of Trump’s own voters were surprised. After all, he promised to #DrainTheSwamp by ridding the #RiggedSystem with Wall Street corruption. He even specifically campaigned...
Today, over 100 people gathered at the Masjid Ibrahim mosque in Northwest Las Vegas to make a statement of peace and unity. Amidst the recent wave of hate crimes and the Trump Administration’s continuing hostility to immigrant communities, Muslims...
Last Thursday, Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Henderson) met with immigrant rights activists in Las Vegas to discuss ways to protect DACA and TPS recipients. The next day, Rep. Dina Titus (D-Las Vegas) gathered with activists and community leaders at Las...
By Gillian Griffith Donald Trump’s recent Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch (coupled with the current dialogue on reproductive rights AND the Muslim Ban) has me thinking long and hard about religious freedom. Specifically, about the two very distinct ways...
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...
The State Senate advanced two key LGBTQ civil rights bills, with one of them now heading to Governor Brian Sandoval’s (R) desk. It was perfect timing, as today is LGBTQ Equality Day at the Nevada Legislature. Both bills passed...
One day after the U.S. House passed its version of the Trump Tax Plan, Rep. Dina Titus (D-Las Vegas) returned to Nevada and appeared at UNLV to explain how the tax bill would affect her constituents. Titus did not...
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...
This Wednesday, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R) reaffirmed his support for a Trumpcare bill that does what Heller himself vociferously claimed to oppose less than three months ago. Back in Nevada, local health care advocates gathered to debunk Heller’s...
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...

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