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Nevada lawmakers consider slashing millions in Medicaid services

Years of efforts to build up Nevada’s lackluster health care are being readied for a systematic dismantling, necessitated by an unprecedented budget shortfall caused...

‘You just have to trust us a little,’ say payday lenders

The Legislature in 2019 passed a law mandating the creation of a statewide database to track short-term lending practices as a way to ensure...

CCSD police feeding school to prison pipeline, critics warn

Groundwork for what would eventually become the Clark County School District Police Department started in 1967 with a few security officers monitoring school property...

Supreme Court sides with religious employers in health care, workplace cases

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a Trump administration effort to exempt employers with religious or moral concerns from complying with...

Nevada’s Covid contact tracing misses the mark

Las Vegas Uber driver Derek Washington went to the hospital in January with symptoms of COVID-19. “I ended up in what looked like a MASH...

ICE gives foreign students a choice: Ignore the corona or we’ll...

One spook-think theory goes like this: Sure, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement doesn’t like international students any more than ICE likes international anybody. But...

Advocates hope for revenue discussion but brace for budget cuts

Editor’s note: At 5 p.m. Monday the governor’s office released budget cut proposals for legislators to consider at this week’s special session. Cuts include...

Covid-19 and housing: ‘A crisis on top of a crisis’

Before a global health pandemic shut down industries, skyrocketed Nevada's unemployment rate and left thousands unable to pay rent for months, Nevada had a...

What to the slave is the Fourth of July?

Editor's note: In February 2017, while marking African American History Month, President Donald Trump praised Frederick Douglass as "an example of somebody who's done...

Email touting ‘Proud to be White’ forwarded among construction executives

A week before President Donald Trump tweeted a video of Floridians chanting “white power,” an executive of one of Southern Nevada’s largest heating and...

Nevada’s minimum wage goes up a little, over objections

Starting Wednesday, Nevada will see its first statewide minimum wage increase in over a decade.On July 1, Nevada’s minimum wage increases to $8.00 —...

Nevada Legislature to convene special session July 8

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday announced the start date for the upcoming special session: July 8.The formal proclamation, which will set the parameters of...
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