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Nevada congressional Democrats back $15 minimum wage bill

Democratic Representatives Dina Titus, Steven Horsford, and Susie Lee are co-sponsoring the Raise the Wage Act of 2019, a bill that would raise the...
census too

Sick leave, education, census among child welfare advocates’ top priorities

Education funding. Paid sick leave. Child care subsidies. Stipends for foster youth. The census.That's right. The census.Social service, education, health care and child welfare...
and tyler too

Communities in Schools CEO will lead state employment department

Gov. Steve Sisolak has appointed Dr. Tiffany Tyler, the CEO of Communities in Schools, as the new director of the Nevada Department of Employment,...
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Lee appointed to Veterans’ Affairs Committee

Nevada Democratic Rep. Susie Lee has been named to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.The committee is responsible for recommending legislation related to veterans’...
optimisticbut also wary maybe

Sisolak’s reviews: Lots of raves, but some wariness too

Enjoying the luxury of inheriting what is projected to be a growing state budget, Gov. Steve Sisolak in his State of the State speech...
emoluments violation

Titus sets investigative sights on Trump profiting from D.C. hotel

The General Services Administration (GSA) "ignored the Constitution" and should have analyzed whether Donald Trump's profiting from the lease of government property for his...
legislators at battle born

Economic diversification vs. mininum wage hike: How about both?

"My priority is diversify the economy and provide good paying jobs," Gov. Steve Sisolak told the Current in an interview earlier this week, when...
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Heller out of the running at Interior?

Ex-Sen. Dean Heller may be out of the running to be President Trump’s next Interior secretary. Heller, who lost his seat in the November election...
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Lee appointed to the House Committee on Education and Labor

Nevada Democratic Rep. Susie Lee was appointed to the House Committee on Education and Labor.The committee has jurisdiction over federal education issues and labor...
that was then

A mental health initiative, jobs, and some wait and see: Q&A with Steve Sisolak

Gov. Steve Sisolak delivers his first State of the State speech tomorrow night, and as he hints below, he will unveil an initiative to...

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