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State considering retirement savings program for private sector workers

More than half of Nevadans working in the private sector lack the ability to automatically deduct retirement savings from their paychecks. That’s a problem that...

Nevada students deserve extra support and right tools to succeed in...

A year ago, Nevada was forced to shut down to stop the spread of the new and deadly coronavirus. Life was upended and suddenly...

Nevada food insecurity projected to remain among nation’s highest

Food insecurity in Nevada ranks among the most severe in the nation, and is on track to remain above pre-pandemic levels through 2021, according...

Legislation targets state’s decades-old laws criminalizing HIV

Even as the science around HIV, as well as the medications to treat and suppress the virus, have advanced in nearly 30 years, the...

Employee dining room, free parking elude Circa employees

Two Las Vegas traditions -- the employee dining room and free parking for all workers -- are absent from the newest resort downtown.   “I can...

Inland ports bill is about trucks, trains, freight … and your...

A decade ago, state lawmakers touted inland ports as a path to boosting economic diversification in Nevada. But the legislation they passed to support...

Montana conservationist to be tapped to head Bureau of Land Management

President Joe Biden intends to nominate National Wildlife Federation senior adviser and veteran Montana Democrat Tracy Stone-Manning to direct the Bureau of Land Management,...

LV may be ‘back’ but workers, not so much

The annual migration of Spring Break revelers to Las Vegas was more this year than a harbinger of warm weather and scantily-clad visitors. Ask...

Tourism leaders push for help from feds for travel industry

WASHINGTON - Witnesses on a Senate panel Tuesday stressed the need for a continued vaccine rollout effort by the federal government as a vital...

Siding with industry yet again, lawmakers reject affordable housing measures

Lawmakers know full well about how Nevada ranks worst in the nation for affordable housing, leaving an estimated 44 percent of the residents who...

DETR looks to future with proposed bill; critics want today’s problems...

Nevada’s unemployment office wants to prepare for the next economic downturn. Senate Bill 308 would establish what’s called a work-sharing program within the state’s traditional...

White House aims infrastructure sales pitch at states

Drinking water infrastructure in Nevada will need more $5 billion in additional funding over the next 20 years. More than 1,000 miles of highway and...
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