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Emoluments Palace

DeFazio, Titus demand answers from GSA on Trump’s D.C. hotel lease

Last week an Inspector General report that found the General Services Administration "ignored the Constitution" and refused to analyze whether allowing Donald Trump to...
unleash the CDC!

Cortez Masto, Rosen and Horsford co-sponsor gun violence prevention research

What’s behind the spate of senseless shootings ravaging America and what can be done to prevent it? Those are the questions lawmakers have long wanted...
The forever mayor

Mayor files for third term, announces she has breast cancer

Moments before City of Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman filed to run for her third term, she announced she has Stage 2A breast cancer....
u.s. capitol

Nevada congressional Democrats back $15 minimum wage bill

Democratic Representatives Dina Titus, Steven Horsford, and Susie Lee are co-sponsoring the Raise the Wage Act of 2019, a bill that would raise the...
flashlight

NSHE heeds Sisolak’s call to aid students during shutdown

The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents unanimously approved a resolution Friday to aid higher education students hurt by the federal shutdown.Last...
and tyler too

Communities in Schools CEO will lead state employment department

Gov. Steve Sisolak has appointed Dr. Tiffany Tyler, the CEO of Communities in Schools, as the new director of the Nevada Department of Employment,...
susie veterans

Lee appointed to Veterans’ Affairs Committee

Nevada Democratic Rep. Susie Lee has been named to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.The committee is responsible for recommending legislation related to veterans’...
emoluments violation

Titus sets investigative sights on Trump profiting from D.C. hotel

The General Services Administration (GSA) "ignored the Constitution" and should have analyzed whether Donald Trump's profiting from the lease of government property for his...
vegas strong indeed

Kihuen announcement lands with audible thud

Former Rep. Ruben Kihuen, who left Congress in disgrace and was sanctioned by the House Ethics Committee for sexual harassment, has announced that yes,...
dave four council

Ex-wife, arrest report from 2012 contradict LV Council candidate’s account

An arrest report from 2012 says current Las Vegas City Council candidate David Marlon “started sweating and acting extremely nervous and agitated” when Metro...

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