Yesterday, the Nevada Legislature held its first hearing on AB 272. This is Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson’s (D-Spring Valley) omnibus voting rights bill. We always hear about how sacred Americans’ right to vote is. Just how sacred do we...
Last month, Nevada’s two U.S. Senators held dramatic town halls at the home front. After their events, Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Henderson) shook it up with a different kind of town hall. Instead of the usual Q and A, Rosen...
“We’ve come a long way, baby… But we’re not all the way.” That’s how Former State Senator Helen Foley (D) described the progress of women’s rights in Nevada up until now. She testified in support of SJR 2 in...
Last night, President Donald Trump addressed his first joint session of Congress. He tried to explain his series of controversial executive actions. Trump also spoke about his budget proposal that calls for a massive hike in military spending and...
Just days ago, alt-right white supremacists incited a weekend of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, that culminated in three deaths and dozens of people injured. One of the white supremacists who led the charge in Charlottesville was a student at...
Imagine a wealthy casino magnate decides that traffic is too much and he wants to helicopter into work.  Imagine that casino magnate asking the government for $5,000 a year to help defray costs, particularly since he isn’t personally using...
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...

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