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4 questions about the feds’ scrutiny of oil and gas leasing on public lands

In his first week in office, President Joe Biden paused new oil and gas leasing on federal lands as his administration reviewed fossil fuel...
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HOA foreclosure process comes under scrutiny

Nevada lawmakers last summer declared racism a public health crisis and signaled a desire to address systemic racism. Now, it’s time for lawmakers to...
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Las Vegas charter school sued for curriculum covering race, identity

A Black mom is accusing a Las Vegas charter school of creating a hostile learning environment for her white-passing son by requiring him to...
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Nevada must improve blind people’s access to government websites

The internet has become an integral part of most people’s daily lives. This is truer than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, when most of...

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...

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