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Rebuilding Nevada

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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

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Mark Amodei- We are Hungry, Save SNAP

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Dear Mark Amodei, I have to reach out to you here since you have avoided all of our attempts to meet with you. Who are

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National Cancer Survivor Day Reflections from a Cancer Survivor

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Two years ago on this day I was five months into a treatment plan for Stage II Breast Cancer. I had undergone two surgeries, and

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Food Stamps are an essential safety net for working families

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Dear Editor, In November of 2017, my hard-working husband applied for his VISA, but was denied. Since then, I had to find ways to maintain

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Health Care Has Improved; Let’s Keep the Progress Going

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Virginia has become the most recent state to expand Medicaid. Thanks to a few bold Republicans in the state’s legislature, more Virginians will have access

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Senator Cortez Masto Meets with Local Health Care Advocates to Ensure Comprehensive Coverage

Last Friday, May 25th, Senator Catherine Cortez Masto held a roundtable meeting with Health Care Advocates and Organizations to discuss the latest developments surrounding health care policy at the federal level. The topic of the day was “junk plans”, or health insurance plans designed to provide bare-bones coverage at a low rate. Previously, thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), such plans were phased out in favor of more robust, comprehensive plans which cover pre-existing conditions, prescription drugs, and maternity…

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Opinion: Congress Wants to Cut Food Stamps After Giving 1% a Big Tax Break

Last year, Republicans blew a massive hole in the federal budget with their $1.5 trillion tax giveaway to big corporations. These corporations include the big drug companies that make record profits by gouging us on the cost of prescription drugs. Companies like Wal-Mart and McDonald’s that pay so little that workers can’t make ends meet also got tax breaks. After cutting healthcare to pay this tax scam, Republicans in the House now also want to cut about $20 billion from…

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Youth are Showing Extraordinary Leadership on Climate in the Courts

You have heard of the Parkland students who are leading the #NeverAgain movement against gun violence. As we approach Earth Day this weekend, it's important to spread the word about another group of youth out of Oregon have shown similarly courageous leadership on climate change in the courtroom. It all started in 2015, when 21 young people in Oregon, then aged 8 to 19 years old, worked with a youth focused organization called Our Children’s Trust to file a lawsuit…

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TAX DAY: New Report Reveals How Trump's Tax Giveaway Impacts Nevada

Donald Trump and the Republicans in Congress, such as Nevada Senator Dean Heller, have made a lot of promises about their $1.5 trillion tax giveaway passed in December. They said millions and millions of workers would get wage hikes or bonuses. But it didn’t work out that way – only 4% of the nation’s 148 million employees got more money from their bosses. It’s the wealthy that that have reaped the benefits. About two-thirds of the tax cuts are going…

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