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U.N. expert to Southern Nevada: House your homeless

When people kept sending Leilani Farha, the special Rapporteur on adequate housing for the United Nations, photos of people sleeping on the ground as...

A reminder that ‘stay home for Nevada’ has an outdoors exception

Getting cabin fever? You’re not alone.With schools and workplaces closed, thousands of people laid off and all “non-essential” businesses temporarily shuttered, people across Nevada...

Nevada may be a coronavirus melting pot, scientist hypothesizes

Who’s got it and who’s had it? How long has it been around and when will it end? Millions of people throughout the world are...

Southern Nevada hospitals delaying ‘nonessential’ surgeries

Southern Nevada hospitals are postponing surgeries deemed nonessential to conserve resources and make room for patients suffering from the novel coronavirus.University Medical Center of...

Sisolak issues a statewide moratorium on evictions

After housing and civil rights groups issued a plea for Gov. Steve Sisolak to protect tenants during the health crisis, the governor announced Sunday...

So when will Laxalt get us some ventilators?

Adam Laxalt published a commentary in the Reno Gazette-Journal Friday and you know what word was not in it? Ventilators.“I cannot stress enough how fortunate...

Legal, housing rights groups call for statewide moratorium on evictions

Some tenants at weekly motels are being threatened that they will either be kicked out or have their locks abruptly changed if rent isn’t...

Military at risk from COVID-19: ‘Anxieties are really high’

The Department of Defense is on course to get a major funding boost as the U.S. military is drawn into the nation’s war against...

Tribes in Nevada brace for coronavirus

Amid the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, tribal nations in Nevada are bracing themselves for the arrival of the new coronavirus within their borders.As of...

Activists watch as ‘impractical’ public policies become essential overnight

Governments at all levels are working at a breakneck pace to provide relief and resources to people during this onslaught of physical and economic...

Pandemic spurs U.S. Senate to pass historic aid package

The U.S. Senate late Wednesday night approved a $2 trillion spending bill that aims to provide economic relief for workers and businesses and to...

Social distancing not an option for those experiencing homelessness

Despite calls from federal, state and local officials for people to practice social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many living on the...
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