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Promising session for criminal justice reform hijacked by prosecutors

With Nevada Democrats in control of the state Senate, Assembly, and executive branch, the 2019 legislative session held much promise for progressive interests and...

Judges’ bad acts as prosecutors ignored in Nevada

They cut deals with defendants, witnesses and snitches.  They can pile on charges and strong arm plea deals, sometimes based on false confessions.  America’s...

Helping homeless youth succeed: what it takes, and where the state...

More than once in her life, 18-year-old Alonn Adams didn’t think she would graduate high school.Since she was 9, she lived in 26...

Enough already with the space aliens

Harry Reid is a UFO bug.He even got your federal government to spend 22 million American dollars preparing a report chronicling strange things in...

Nevada treasurer envisions bigger, more activist role for office

From addressing part of the nagging issue of banking in the marijuana industry, to finding a way to make the popular Millennium Scholarship financially...

State opens up occupational licensing to non-citizens

One of several bills Gov. Steve Sisolak signed into law this month allows any individual regardless of immigration or citizenship status to apply for...

Harris vows executive actions on immigration policy in Las Vegas visit

Sen. Kamala Harris said in Las Vegas Friday that as president she would push for comprehensive immigration reform but “until Congress gets its act...

Limits on Nevada’s Legislature keep it from serving the state

In the last 30 years, Nevada has evolved from a sparsely and homogenously populated rural outpost to one of the most urban and diverse...

$15 was never on the table

Even with Gov. Steve Sisolak signing legislation to increase the minimum wage and mandate that certain businesses provide paid sick leave, workers' rights activists...

Swalwell praises Nevada’s new gun laws but says national action needed

Flanked by survivors of gun violence, Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell pitched his vision for national gun reform, saying he supports licensing, registries and...

Still no fix for sexual harassment in Nevada casinos

A year after the Nevada Gaming Control Board moved to clean up an industry sullied by Steve Wynn, a casino owner who reportedly couldn’t...

Williamson blends weed and inequality in Las Vegas visit

The first 2020 candidate to tour a cannabis facility took place, perhaps predictably, in Las Vegas.Marianne Williamson, a Democratic presidential candidate and spiritual adviser...