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UNITE HERE’s leader: Gaming should answer to state for layoffs

D Taylor toiled for decades to get first-rate pay and benefits for Culinary Local 226 members. He’s formed invaluable partnerships with the biggest hotel...
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Union boss to lawmakers: We will judge you by actions, not words

State employees say they’re tired of getting lip service from politicians.  With fewer than three weeks remaining in the 2019 legislative session, they want...
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Criminal justice overhaul bill passes judiciary committee on party-line vote

The long-awaited criminal justice overhaul bill was voted out of the Assembly Judiciary Committee on a party-line vote with 10 Democrats in favor and...
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Correction: Bain and Company helping MGM cut jobs, reorganize

Bain and Company, the consulting company that spun off the private equity firm Bain Capital, which was demonized by President Barack Obama and other Democrats during...
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The slot play must go on

Members of Congress write lots of letters, and then send out press releases about them.One example in the genre Monday was a release from...
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Clark County at high risk for measles outbreak, researchers say

Clark County is one of the counties in the United States most at risk of a measles outbreak, according to a new report by...
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Panel to take on reforming Nevada’s antiquated HIV criminalization laws

During the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the late 1980s, more than 67 laws were enacted across the country to criminalize and prosecute...
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Sisolak signs bill strengthening savings program for people with disabilities

An underutilized savings account program for disabled people will soon receive more marketing and promotion, following the signing of a bill by Gov. Steve...
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Trump administration allowing growth of home “chattel loans,” senators warn

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto and several other Democratic senators are urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to improve transparency on how manufactured homes get...
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Nevada Partners funding gutted by Workforce Connections

Against the backdrop of a newly filed federal lawsuit protesting its selection process, overwhelming public comment supporting the unsuccessful applicant, and intervention from Gov....

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