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Question 2 on same-sex marriage pitched as symbolic righting of wrongs

Nevadans this November will formally declare their support of (or opposition to) same-sex marriage with Question 2, the “marriage regardless of gender amendment.”Regardless of...
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Top staff for Nevada senators reflect diversity – and that’s rare, says report

Nevada is one of the few states where diversity is reflected in the top staff hired by U.S. senators, according to a new report...
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Nevada elects women but female voter participation lags nation, report says

The Nevada State Legislature may have achieved gender parity, but the state’s voter participation among women is nothing to brag about.According to a new...

Declaration of Sentiments

Editor's note: Aug. 18, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of ratification of the 19th Amendment, which reads: "The right of citizens of the United...
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With childcare and education strained, burden on working women deepens

Like parents across Nevada, Grecia found herself attempting to work from home and watch her young child after schools were shutdown in mid-March.She tried...
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Nevada to launch grocery delivery service for WIC recipients

Use in grocery delivery has skyrocketed since the onset of the pandemic, but one group of people has been unable to partake in the...

Douglas County sheriff to library: Choose between 911 and Black Lives Matter

A proposed statement of support for Black Lives Matter from a rural library promoted a county sheriff to threaten not to respond to future...
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‘Let’s just get it over the line.’ Nevada Democrats vote to advance ERA

The U.S. House on Thursday passed a measure to resuscitate the 1923 Equal Rights Amendment by repealing a long-expired congressional deadline for state ratification. The...
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Nevada, Virginia, Illinois sue to have ERA recognized as 28th amendment

Nevada is working alongside Virginia and Illinois to fight to ensure the Equal Rights Amendment becomes the 28th Amendment to the Constitution. After Virginia voted...
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NV rural schools marked by low incomes, poor college readiness, report says

Students in Nevada rural communities are less college-ready than rural students in any other state, and their family incomes are the second-lowest of all...

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