On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence appeared with U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R), and Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt (R) to a crowd of about 1,500 military service members and invited guests at...
As Congress careens towards its end-of-year budget deadline, many issues remain unresolved. One of those happens to be next year’s budget, as automatic across-the-board sequester cuts are set to kick in next month if Congress doesn’t act. This has many...
In 2015, State Senator David Parks (D-Paradise) introduced a bill to ban licensed mental health professionals from practicing conversion therapy on LGBTQ youth. After its lurid death that legislative session, SB 201 is back this year. Will Nevada become...
For the first time since his extradition to Nevada, Ammon Bundy walked outside the Lloyd George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas this morning to greet family, supporters, and the media. Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Gloria Navarro ordered Cliven...
Following hard-line Republican grandstanding Thursday during Senate votes on critical budget bills, Democratic legislators and veterans’ advocates gathered to rebuke the minority party’s tactics. They asked why Republican legislators not only walked out, but then voted against funding for...
Last week, Clark County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky announced his June 2018 retirement. As CCSD is navigating major changes in public education, including its own reorganization, we speak with experts on what lies ahead for the district....
2017 may have been just one year, but it had more than enough news to span a decade. That certainly proved true in the second half of the year, as Nevadans tried to make sense of Congress’ debate over...
While this is Women’s Week in the Nevada Legislature, we’re also seeing movement on LGBTQ civil rights. The Senate passed a bill yesterday to ease the name change process for transgender Nevadans. And today, the Assembly passed a foster...
$12 billion: That seems like a large sum of money. Yet look at all the programs stuffed in Governor Brian Sandoval’s (R) proposed health care budget. Medicaid. Mental health services. Nevada Check-up. The list goes on. Is his budget stretched...
This morning, a district court judge ruled against a ballot initiative championed by State Senator and Lt. Governor Candidate Michael Roberson (R-Henderson) to ban “sanctuary city” ordinances that limit local law enforcement agencies’ cooperation with federal immigration authorities. How did...

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