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Sisolak and Ford

Gov. Sisolak’s first official act: Task force on sexual harassment

Following his inauguration midday Monday, Gov. Steve Sisolak issued his first executive order: the creation of a task force focused on sexual harassment and...
look what she's got

Nevada delegation eager to shake things up

Like refugees returning from an eight-year exile, Democrats took control of the House of Representatives Thursday, eager to tackle a broad agenda that includes...
shut it down

TANF, other social services operational during shutdown, state says

In addition to 800,000 federal employees being furloughed or working without a paycheck -- 3,450 in Nevada -- shutdowns tend to hurt lower-income people...
Trump trash

“Manufactured crisis” halts pay for 3,450 working Nevadans

When Daniel Patterson, who lives in Nevada and works for the Department of Interior, heard about a potential government shutdown last month, he figured...
There he is

Sisolak went hiring over the holidays

Over the holiday break, Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak announced six senior staff hires in his administration, including Democratic advisor Michelle White as Chief of Staff,...
pryamid thing

1 in 7 lawmakers initially appointed, not elected, to majority female Legislature

Nevada voters seem partial to keeping a tight rein on the selection of public officials. They’ve rejected proposals to appoint judges and proved their...
Tick Segarbloom

Red Rock guy, weed dude prepare for Clark County Commission

Clark County commissioners-elect Justin Jones and Tick Segerblom are best known for their pet issues -- opposing a proposed housing development near Red Rock...
tobiasson

Nevada Supreme Court imposes stay in judicial discipline case

The Nevada Supreme Court is agreeing to step into a dispute between Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Melanie Tobiasson and the Nevada Judicial...
horsford wins

Democratic House will “flip the script,” Horsford says

When Democrats take control of the House of Representatives next month, they will craft the agenda that will shape the 2020 election, says Democratic...
prison

Prisons overcrowded, but DAs, cops balk at sentencing reforms

Members of an advisory commission charged with reviewing the state's justice system are zeroing in on reforms they hope will decrease Nevada's prison population, which...

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