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Mass evictions: The difference between the next Great Depression or the next recovery

For months the most vulnerable families in Nevada have been going to bed anxious and waking up scared. Millions of Americans are unemployed, running...

Are NV workers worth as much as AZ workers? Asking for NV Democrats.

On New Year’s Day, the minimum wage will rise above -- in some cases considerably above -- $12 an hour in some Western states.Nevada...

Voters were overwhelmed: What to do about judicial elections

Our recent election was unique in many ways, one of which was the high number of judicial candidates. This was the first election cycle...
Even their ungulates are assholes

Nevada not good enough for Texas AG’s fancy pants lawsuit

Donald Trump’s lawyers have filed twelvety-seven or whatever lawsuits in Nevada to overturn Joe Biden’s victory here, so we must be pretty important.But maybe...
Here comes the Guv

If mining wins again it’ll be Sisolak’s fault

The Nevada Legislature meets in eight weeks. Everyone who expects the 2021 session to be productive raise their hands.Seeing no hands…Ha just kidding. Probably. Sure, Democrats...

The geography of higher education reform

In November’s election Nevada voters narrowly rejected Question 1. The legislatively referred constitutional amendment proposed to change the Board of Regents of the University...
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Native American Heritage Month: Recognition is nice, but repair is still required

On the night of Oct. 10, 2016 in Reno, a group of protesters settled under the famous downtown arch to speak out against the...
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Should the Victorville train be derailed? Let the market decide.

In July, Nevada officials unanimously, and gushingly, approved $200 million in private activity bonds to fund an investment company’s train to Victorville. California had...

Clash of the trite ones

One last lingering 2020 election race that is yet to be decided pits two towering visionaries against each other in a battle of epic...
Superintendent Jesus Jara

CCSD’s back-to-school plan: Lots of detail, but no particulars

The good news? Schools are now required to clean their microwaves.The bad news? Students, teachers and support staff will actually be on campus to...

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