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Rebuilding Nevada

Thanks to U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, Northern Nevada will have the resources that it needs to protect homes and businesses from flooding in the Truckee Meadows. On Wednesday, Congress approved America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 with a vote of 99-1. The Act includes a provision by Senator Cortez Masto to protect $181 million in federal funding for the Truckee Meadows Flood Control Project. The Truckee Meadows Flood Control Project was designed to mitigate the devastating effects of flooding.…

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Lawsuit: Bullying Tacitly Condoned by Yerington School Officials and Police

Lawsuit: Bullying Tacitly Condoned by Yerington School Officials and Police The parents of two Yerington high school students are turning to federal court, alleging in a discrimination lawsuit that their daughters’ bullies are not only getting away with repeated instances of racist taunting but that local law enforcement is condoning the activity by labeling it free speech. One of the alleged bullies, a Yerington High student identified in the lawsuit as the son of a Lyon County police deputy, allegedly posted pictures on…

Joint Chiefs of Staff to Trump: No Change on Transgender Service Until There’s an Actual Rules Change

On Thursday, General Joseph Dunford, Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, announced the military’s current policy that allows transgender Americans to serve will remain in place until Trump actually sends the Defense Department a rules change and Defense Secretary James Mattis issues new guidelines. "There will be no modifications to the current policy until the President's direction has been received by the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary has issued implementation guidance," Dunford said in a letter to service…