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Ford, Democratic AGs launch broadside against GOP anti-ERA suit

in 2017, Nevada became the 36th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, the first state to ratify it since North Dakota in 1975....
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Democrats designate Culinary – er, Strip – caucus locations

The Nevada State Democratic Party Tuesday announced 2020 early voting and Caucus Day locations on the Las Vegas Strip. The state party first started hosting...
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Total compensation costs are smallest in leisure & hospitality

Total costs of compensating private sector employees in the U.S. averaged $34.77 per hour in the latest estimates released by the Bureau of Labor...
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Culinary gets stadium board seat after all

Gov. Steve Sisolak appointed Secretary-Treasurer for the Culinary Workers Union Geoconda Argüello-Kline to the Las Vegas Stadium Authority Board of Directors Monday The governor also...
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Ford joins AGs asking high court to take up ACA

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford is joining attorneys general in 19 states in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve judicial uncertainty surrounding the...
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Nevada’s anti-abortion license plate discontinued after lack of support

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles confirmed Thursday that an anti-abortion specialty license plate has been discontinued after failing to prove its demand. The “Values...
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While Hong Kong protests for more independence, China smiles on Macau

In December while commemorating the 20th anniversary of Portugal handing over Macau to China, President Xi Jinping drew sharp contrasts between Macau and China’s...
House Democrats speak against food stamp cuts

House Dems decry Trump’s food stamp cuts: ‘Ebenezer Scrooge would be proud’

WASHINGTON — The morning after they voted to impeach President Donald Trump, a group of U.S. House Democrats gathered outside of the Agriculture Department’s...
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Nevada delegation on NAFTA rethink: Happy happy joy joy

A day after voting to impeach the president, the U.S. House came together to overwhelmingly pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The measure easily passed...
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City of Las Vegas says SCOTUS announcement won’t affect homeless camping ban

With the Supreme Court of the United States declining Monday to review a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that solidifies cities can’t...

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