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More divorce, less income and other Nevada notes from new Census report

Compared to the rest of the nation, Nevadans make less money, are more likely to be divorced, less likely to be white, and more...
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With Senate vacancies filled, Atkinson announces committee assignments

A day after vacancies were filled giving him a full complement of senators, Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson announced committee assignments for the upcoming...
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Horsford names Asha Jones chief of staff

U.S. Rep.-elect Steven Horsford appointed Asha Jones as his chief of staff, making her one of 21 African-American women to hold that job of...
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Clark County Commissioners fill state Senate vacancies

Clark County Commissioners voted Tuesday to fill two vacancies in the state Senate created by the election last month.Assemblyman Chris Brooks, who has served...
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Little Tariff Man

Hey, this thing ain't got no bill of rights! argued those who were opposed to the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Or words to...

Diaz leaving Assembly to seek Las Vegas City Council seat

State Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz on Monday announced she will not return to Carson City in 2019 to participate in the upcoming legislative session.She will...
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Realtors oppose tax to fight homelessness

Ahead of the 2019 Nevada Legislative session, the committee of taxation submitted a bill, on behalf of the City of Las Vegas, to increase the...
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Titus goes to bat again for hungry kids

For close to two-thirds of Clark County students, the free or reduced-price breakfasts and lunches they receive at school may be the most nutritious...
mining AND mining

Ford announces transition team

Attorney General-elect Aaron Ford announced the 19 members of his transition team Wednesday.Members include Geoconda Arguello-Kline from the Culinary Union, Clark County public defender...
Big beautiful gate and homeless will pay for it

Whatever happened to that homeless corridor gate, anyway?

Construction on a proposed gate to limit foot traffic on Foremaster Lane has been postponed until early 2019. The Las Vegas City Council voted...

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