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Amodei votes to protect immigrant farmworkers, but not Dreamers

Nevada Rep. Mark Amodei was among 30 House Republicans voting with all the Democrats Thursday on a bill to give legal status to undocumented...
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Lawmakers address barriers faced by homeless youth seeking medical care

Tayvon Jenkins, a youth ambassador with the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, said minors experiencing homelessness were turned away from Covid testing during the...
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Senate panel advances nomination of transgender doctor for HHS post

WASHINGTON - Dr. Rachel Levine moved one step closer on Wednesday to becoming the highest-ranking openly transgender official in the federal government. The Senate Health,...
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Nevadans following through with second shots, according to CDC

More than nine in ten Nevadans who got their first dose of a two-shot COVID-19 vaccine followed through on the second within the recommended...
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LA Veterans Administration stops using tax money to kill kittens

The Veterans Administration is the only federal agency to conduct what critics call “wasteful, cruel and unnecessary” experiments on cats and kittens.  Now, CBS...
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Biden to states: Make all adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccines by May 1

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is directing states to make all adults eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by May 1, according to a White...
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Vaccine access expanded for food service and hotel workers

Effective Thursday, the Southern Nevada Health District is expanding access to COVID-19 vaccines for food service and hotel industry workers in Clark County. People who...
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Biden reinstates bird protections gutted under Trump

The Interior Department on Monday revoked a Trump administration policy that would have undercut a century-old law protecting migratory birds. The move strengthens federal regulators’...
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CDC: It’s OK for vaccinated grandparents to visit family if no risk for severe...

People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely socialize inside with other vaccinated individuals without wearing masks or maintaining distance, federal health officials...
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Red state bailout, unchartered charters, & the session’s best bill so far

The following are excerpts from this week’s Daily Current newsletter, the editor’s opinionated morning news roundup, which you can subscribe to here. Red State Bailout...

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