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Prison guards hope union will end culture of lawlessness

Now that state lawmakers have cleared the way for collective bargaining by state employees, Nevada’s prison guards are the first to sign up a...

Nevada makes progress on clean energy; energy efficiency, not so much

Even before this year's Legislature enacted new standards requiring that half the electricity in the state be generated by renewable resources by 2030, Nevada...
lee & rosen

Group ranks Rosen among most bipartisan freshmen, Lee among most ‘active’

U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen and U.S. Rep. Susie Lee are among the most "active" freshmen in the 116th Congress, according to report compiled by...
WAR

Wayne Allyn Root’s very special day

If memory serves, I've only written about Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist Wayne Allyn Root once, just prior to last year's election when Root was...

Advocates keep up the pressure for electric bus funding

Environmental groups are pushing the Public Utility Commission of Nevada to expand funding for an electric school bus pilot program.“We were glad to see...
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AAC sued for another Las Vegas patient death

A Las Vegas alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility is being sued by the mother of April Leeming, a 33-year-old Arizona woman who died within...
Democrats get better acts than Republicans. That's just fact.

Nevada isn’t Iowa. Not New Hampshire, either.

Five states are minority-majority, that is, they are states where minorities are a majority of the population. Nevada is one of them.Nevada is the...
sprawling suburbs

Clark County to add short-term rental fines to tax bill

Clark County has a new weapon against homeowners who lease their properties as short-term rentals, which are illegal in the county.  Until now, county officials...
strike

Teachers union amps up strike talk, sets Sept. 10 date; district vows to keep...

Clark County Education Association has set a date for a possible teachers strike: Sept. 10.The teachers union, which represents the more than 18,000 licensed...
Red for Ed Nevada

CCSD proposes pay raises, teachers union remains unimpressed

In an email sent to employees on Friday, the Clark County School District publicly revealed details of the contract proposals it has made to...

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