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White voters will continue to decline through 2036, say researchers

By 2036 the share of white voters in both the Republican and Democratic parties will fall dramatically in Nevada, according to researchers from the...
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Is Las Vegas ready to require affordable housing from developers?

A City of Las Vegas councilman is suggesting housing developers be required to include affordable (perhaps even low-income) units in exchange for the privilege...
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Citations for illegal fireworks still few and far between

Despite a heightened effort to dampen the uses of illegal fireworks in Clark County, citations for the projectiles are few and far between, according...
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Reminder: Changes to SNAP begin July 1

In an effort to lessen the strain on food pantries and grocery stores, Nevada will begin staggering the issuance of Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program...
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U.S. House Democrats relent as chamber passes McConnell-backed border aid bill

WASHINGTON -- A $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package for the southern U.S. border is poised to be enacted after top U.S. House Democrats reluctantly...

Hey, AOC haters: Not all Cortezes are alike

In a Vogue profile of New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, it was revealed that Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto has received abusive calls meant...
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Senate passes border aid bill, sets up battle with House

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved its own $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package for the southern U.S. border, setting up a clash...
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Frierson rejects claim that DA’s office killed criminal justice bills

Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson is disputing claims the Clark County District Attorney’s office, where he works as a deputy district attorney, pressured him to...
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House approves $4.5 billion border aid package

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House passed a $4.5 billion package late Tuesday to spend on humanitarian aid at the U.S.-Mexico border. The bill passed by...
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D.A. working on deal with billionaire charged with drug trafficking

The preliminary hearing into drug trafficking charges against billionaire Henry Nicholas, the man behind the victims’ rights measure Marsy’s Law, was postponed for the...

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