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Nevada delegation wins a round in fight over Yucca funding

The Nevada delegation scored a victory Tuesday in the decades-old fight over nuclear waste funding.The House Appropriations Committee voted down a Republican amendment that...

While other states backtrack on abortion rights, Nevada pushes forward

On Tuesday, pro-abortion rights advocates held rallies and protests across the country in response to restrictive abortion laws passed in several states, most recently...
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Ford joins coalition suing Trump over rule mixing religion and health care

Nevada has joined a coalition of 23 cities, states and municipalities in a lawsuit against a rule issued by the Trump Administration they believe...
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Tenants’ rights legislation dies under pressure from Realtors

A bill designed to enhance the rights of tenants in Nevada but labeled a "slap in the face" by Realtors, will not move forward....
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Nevada congressional districts included in pro-ACA digital ad campaign

The national Affordable Care Act advocacy group Protect Our Care last week launched a seven-figure advertising campaign aimed at protecting 20 Democratic members of...
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U.S. News and World Report ranks Nevada 37th “best state”

Nevada is near the bottom in education and "natural environment" in the U.S. News & World Report "Best States" rankings published this week.The state...
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Nevada bans trans, gay panic defense

Nevada has become the fourth state to prohibit using the “trans panic” and “gay panic” defense in court.Senate Bill 97, which was signed...
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Nevada Supremes rule in favor of judge and against discipline process

Judges in Nevada cannot be forced to answer questions under oath about potential discipline matters before being formally charged with a violation.  The Nevada...
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Sisolak signs bill to rein in “surprise billing”

Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill into law Wednesday that would clamp down on "surprise billing," a practice that allows out-of-network health care providers...
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Nevada Senate passes paid sick leave

The Nevada Senate on Tuesday passed legislation mandating that Nevada businesses with more than 50 employees provide workers with paid leave. The measure now...

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