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Sisolak announces inaugural events

Governor-elect Steve Sisolak will be sworn in to office on the steps of the Nevada Capitol on January 7, with a public reception to...
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Farm bill finally passes, preserves food stamps for 13,000 Nevadans

Wednesday the Senate passed a final version of the farm bill, which includes provisions that strengthen conservation efforts across the country.For months, the...
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Cliven Bundy has a plan

 Celebrity scofflaw Cliven Bundy has a plan, a grand plan, to open up federal lands in northeast Clark County to all manner of commercial...
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Sisolak sets date for state of the state

Will he call for raising the minimum wage?  Will he deviate from the budget left him by Brian Sandoval in any meaningful way? Will there...
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Opposition to school “dragnet” policy unites rival groups

From guidelines involving gender-diverse students to stances on education savings account, the ACLU of Nevada and Power2Parent’s opinions on policies could not be further...
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Bill would reinstate aviation tax breaks

In 2015, the Nevada Legislature gave sales and use tax abatements to the aviation parts and maintenance industry. "This measure will allow Nevada to...
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Frierson announces Assembly committee assignments

Though there are two vacancies to be filled, Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson announced committee assignments for the 2019 Legislative session. The two spots opened after...
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Rehab giant closes facilities, lays off workers

American Addiction Centers, one of the nation’s largest for-profit drug and alcohol recovery chains, with facilities in Las Vegas, is closing centers in California...
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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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