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Specialty courts contend with shortfalls in state mental health system

Forty-six percent of those who attend mental health court in Las Vegas successfully complete the program — second only to DUI court among the...

Syringe exchange expanding programs, outreach across Nevada

It’s about 2 p.m. on a Friday, an hour before closing time, and soon a stream of clients will try to squeeze into the...

Carbon pollution tax has bipartisan support

So what should candidates for the 2020 election be paying attention to? Polls show that climate change has jumped to near the top of...

Family demands answers, release of video, after man’s death in Metro...

I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe. In all the body camera footage Byron Williams’ family watched following his death...

Youth movement demands action on climate crisis, prepares for school walkout

Palo Verde High School Senior Ainslee Archibald knows people typically don’t take the opinions of her generation seriously in general, let alone when it...

Community health centers urge Congress to act amid renewed funding uncertainty

Roxana Valeton Perez, chief executive officer of First Person Care Clinic, has grand plans for her nonprofit organization.First Person, a community health center, offers...

The Nevada Republican Party’s best hope is Trump’s defeat

As you may have noticed, the Nevada Republican Party has changed over the years. Once an effective political force to be reckoned with, it...

‘Is there a national legislature forming in Reno?’

WASHINGTON -- U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) is perplexed by the Trump administration’s plan to move legislative affairs positions for...

Cab drivers confront lawmakers, seek protection from ‘predatory’ companies

Excessive fines and fees charged to drivers by taxicab companies are draining drivers’ incomes, meaning the only way they can survive is by relying...

Another reason Nevada deserves more attention than it gets: The climate...

Unlike Iowa and New Hampshire, Nevada is in the West, has a comparatively large number of union voters — a key Democratic constituency —...

NV delegation not sold on ‘Medicare for All’ – except for...

WASHINGTON -- Once regarded as radical, proposals to create a government-run health care system serving all Americans are making inroads among mainstream Democrats. But Nevada’s...

“Deeply concerned,” but citing state law, panel upholds mine’s water permit

The Nevada State Environmental Commission Wednesday raised serious concerns about long-term threats to water quality from a proposed mine in Eureka County. But commissioners...