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Nevada worst in nation at affordable housing, advocacy group says

No state in the nation has an adequate supply of affordable housing, and Nevada is the worst.Nationally, for every 100 "extremely low-income" renter households,...
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Six candidates in municipal races fail to file disclosures, face fines

With less than two weeks to go until municipal primary election day on April 2 in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson, several...
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LV council sets Ward 2 special election to coincide with general election

On the bright side, Steve Seroka resigned at a convenient time.The Las Vegas City Council Wednesday voted to hold a special election to replace...
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Abortion law tweak draws overflow crowds at hearing

Nevadans on both sides of the abortion issue filled overflow rooms in Carson City and Las Vegas Monday afternoon for a legislative hearing on...
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Bill introduced to abolish Achievement School District

Nevada’s initiative for converting public schools into charter schools may be coming to an end.State Sen. Marilyn Dondero Loop on Monday introduced SB 321,...
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Paid sick leave bill finally surfaces

State Sen. Joyce Woodhouse introduced a bill Monday to mandate at least three paid sick days each year for private sector employees.SB 312 would require...
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Progressive group grades senators on judges, gives Cortez Masto a B

According to Demand Justice, a progressive advocacy group that focuses on the federal judiciary, a majority of Senate Democrats have voted for at least...
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Parks introduces public records transparency bill

Sen. David Parks on Friday introduced a bill aimed at increasing government transparency by strengthening the Nevada Public Records Act.First Amendment lawyers and advocates...
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Forest Service won’t allow oil & gas leasing in Ruby Mountains

The U.S. Forest Service announced Wednesday oil and gas leasing will not be allowed in Nevada's scenic Ruby Mountains.In August 2017, the Forest Service...
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Assemblyman resigns amid allegations of sexual harassment

Assemblyman Mike Sprinkle, D-Washoe, resigned Wednesday amid allegations of sexual harassment.In a statement, Sprinkle didn’t directly own up to any claims, but only said...

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