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‘Job quality index’ may help explain why Nevada grows poorer as it grows

Politicians love to cite a falling unemployment rate as evidence of the wisdom of their policies. In recent years, in the midst of the...

NV joins AG coalition fighting ‘public charge’ rule targeting immigrants

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford joined 22 other attorneys general Wednesday in opposing a Trump administration proposed rule that would bar entry for immigrants...
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Oil and gas leasing threatens water supply in Nevada, says CAP

A review of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s most recent oil and gas leasing data found that more than 60 percent of leases...
poppy bee

Litigation is about more than protecting species, group says

Last week the Center for Biological Diversity scored a victory in their efforts to protect a rare buckwheat plant they believe would be harmed...
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NV rural schools marked by low incomes, poor college readiness, report says

Students in Nevada rural communities are less college-ready than rural students in any other state, and their family incomes are the second-lowest of all...
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Families wanted for teens, siblings, and children with medical needs

Clark County is looking for permanent adoptive homes for about 70 children.  The youngsters are teens, groups of three or more siblings, or children...
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Nevada has nation’s 6th highest rate of uninsured children

On the bright side, the number of Nevada children without health insurance didn’t measurably increase from 2017 to 2018.But it didn’t decrease, either, leaving...
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Sisolak promises legal representation for poor via new state department

A more than decade-long effort to provide the poor with legal services is nearing fruition with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s naming Tuesday of an executive...
If you don't have an oil well, get one

Cortez Masto urges BLM to rethink Nevada drilling leases

WASHINGTON — Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is urging the Bureau of Land Management to reconsider its plans to auction off oil and gas...
no, tho, seriously?

Wait. Biden? Joe Biden is why Nevada is an early state?

Two polls, same result. Joe Biden still leads in Nevada.An Emerson College poll of 1,089 registered Nevada voters between Oct. 29 and Nov. 2...

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