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LV metro area job growth is nation’s 2nd highest; wage growth isn’t

From July 2017 to July 2018, employment in the Las Vegas metro area grew 3.9 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment...

Workers to speak with Gaming Control Board on sexual harassment

A former casino worker at The D Casino in Downtown Las Vegas, Xstal Campbell, alleges she was fired from her job after she submitted...

Trump rule could test Laxalt’s commitment to sex assault victims

Nevada gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt is refusing to say whether he supports a Trump administration effort to expand the sale of short term insurance...
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Whose endorsement is it anyway?

In a battle of endorsements, clean energy groups weigh in on upcoming ballot measures. In a joint statement, Solar Energy Industries Association and the Vote...
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Democratic PAC challenges Heller campaign’s right to exist

Dean Heller's has been operating a campaign operation without a license for 5 years, "raising questions about whether his campaign is authorized to exist...
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Geothermal industry comes out against Question 3

The Geothermal Resources Council Policy Committee, an industry association that advocates for public policies that will promote the development and utilization of geothermal resources,...
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California ends cash bail (Nevada doesn’t)

It took 40 years, but California finally ended its cash bail system after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a reform bill Aug. 28.“Today, California...
material hardship

Report measures material hardships among working adults

As of May, 660,000 Nevadans were on Medicaid, most of them mothers and children, or the aged, blind and disabled.In 2016, a monthly average...

Nevada ranks as fifth most golfy state, sort of

Nevada has the fifth-highest golf industry location quotient in the U.S., the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced this week.Right. What's that mean?"Location quotient" the...
Sandolak? Sisoval?

Sandolak? Sisoval?

Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval may not endorse Democratic candidate for governor Steve Sisolak, but Sisolak is endorsing Sandoval's agenda.Sisolak released a pair of ads...