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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...

Nevada Supreme Court hears arguments over fairness of cash bail

The fairness of the cash bail system in Clark County was scrutinized in arguments before the Nevada Supreme Court Wednesday. Reviewing the cases of defendants...

Falling through the cracks in Nevada’s mental health system

Lawrence Banks can’t tell time, but when the "Judge Judy" program ends, Banks knows he has to leave for work.“I used to take the...

Clark County approves raising sales tax 1/8 of a cent

Clark County Commissioners weren’t exactly thrilled the Legislature saddled them with the the responsibility of raising the sales taxes. Despite voicing concerns at a...

Uber, Lyft “cannibalizing” public transit

Rideshare apps are putting Southern Nevada public transit in a financial free fall that threatens to devastate an already inadequate system, transit officials were...

“In the U.S., picnics, instead of street protests, won the day.”

"The organizers of the first Labor Day were interested in creating an event that brought different types of workers together to meet each other...

DA’s exchange with Booker on justice reform raises eyebrows

In a brief exchange between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson, the prosecutor wanted to know specific steps he...

Another dolphin born in captivity. That’s entertainment?

Word of a new arrival “making a splash” at the Mirage Hotel’s dolphin exhibit beamed from TV screens and on social media Wednesday, as...

Presidential candidates – but not the leading ones – woo labor...

This week's Nevada State AFL-CIO convention attracted five Democratic presidential candidates, compared to 15 who spoke at Iowa’s AFL-CIO convention last week. But a...