Last Friday, NV-03 Congressional Candidate Susie Lee (D) and U.S. House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-New York) held an intimate roundtable discussion with Nevada DREAMers and allies at UNLV. DREAMers shared their stories of life in America, and...
$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...
Last weekend, I rode with NARAL Nevada volunteers to Carson City. I witnessed them making their mark in the Nevada Legislature. What were they doing? And why did they decide to be up here? I woke up early Sunday morning to...
Monday featured not one, but multiple citizen lobby days in the Nevada Legislature. Firefighters, Latinx activists, and campaign finance reform activists all made their voices heard inside and outside the Legislative Building. I followed along with groups from Democracy...
By Dr. Michael Green In April 1861, America went to war with itself. The Confederates were determined to preserve its institution of slavery that judged a person’s worth by the color of one’s skin. Though their army would ultimately be...
This week, Governor Brian Sandoval (R) finally did what so many feared: He vetoed some bills. Specifically, he vetoed seven bills that passed the Nevada Legislature this session. Much is being said about these vetoes, so let’s examine what...
Equal pay for equal work. What could possibly be controversial about this? The AB 178 hearing turned out to be quite feisty in the Nevada Legislature. Why? What’s at stake with this workplace discrimination bill? "Everyone deserves equality in the workplace...
Next week, Judge Neil Gorsuch will go before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee for his confirmation hearings. As President Donald Trump’s nominee, will he stand with Trump on the most critical constitutional issues facing America today? These Nevadans seek...
1. School Vouchers Defeated It was the biggest fight of the 2017 session, as Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson (R-Henderson) threatened to blow up the entire state budget if the ESA program wasn’t revived. It wasn’t revived, yet the state...
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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