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“Vaccine hesitancy” hindering Nevada’s response to outbreaks

Anti-vaccine activists packed a hearing Tuesday to oppose a bill designed to help health officials track unvaccinated students in case of a disease outbreak.Two...

Did AOC nudge economists (including 12 from Nevada) to back a...

If all the economists were laid end-to-end, according to a very old joke, they still wouldn't reach a conclusion.But more than 3,300 practitioners of...

Hope for Prisoners touts “game changer” for state, offenders

Inmates in several Southern Nevada prisons will now have an opportunity to begin preparing for life on the outside as much as a year...

Warren: Government should value people more than corporate profits

Speaking at the Springs Preserve in Las Vegas Sunday afternoon, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who recently joined the 2020 presidential race, recalled the first...

Cat Trap Fever: The best of the bad options for feral...

One every six minutes, seven days a week, eight hours a day.  That’s the rate at which the Lied Animal Shelter euthanized cats in...

Bill would outlaw rejecting job applicants who flunk a pot test

Nevada employers could be prevented from not hiring someone just because they test positive for marijuana, if a bill introduced in the Legislature Wednesday...

Wrong Side of the Tracks: LV redevelopment misses Westside

When Carolyn Goodman first ran for mayor of Las Vegas in 2011, she vowed to continue the downtown revitalization sparked by her husband, Oscar,...

$10 million sought to alleviate Nevada food deserts

Democratic Assemblyman William McCurdy plans to ask the Legislature for $10 million to start a fund he hopes will attract grocery stores to underserved urban...

Trying not to be reckless on taxes, Democrats are being reckless...

"...as they say," Gov. Steve Sisolak said in his State of the State address last month, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it. That's...

Rent control, inclusionary zoning make surprise appearance in housing bill hearing

A proposed amendment to affordable housing legislation would give local municipalities the option to use inclusionary zoning or rent control as a tool to...

This 1-star high school shows the potential of charter schools

One grandmother of a student at Beacon Academy approached its administrators and offered this glowing praise: “My grandson doesn’t hate your school.”Not love. Not...

Lawmakers take on “robust agenda” of criminal justice bills

A large amount of inmates leave Nevada Department of Corrections facilities without proper identification, putting them in a vulnerable situation.“We give them a check with...