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Cortez Masto lands seat on Senate Finance Committee

U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto has nabbed a seat on the Senate Finance Committee.The Finance Committee oversees large swaths of the federal budget, including...
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Sisolak announces inaugural events

Governor-elect Steve Sisolak will be sworn in to office on the steps of the Nevada Capitol on January 7, with a public reception to...
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Farm bill finally passes, preserves food stamps for 13,000 Nevadans

Wednesday the Senate passed a final version of the farm bill, which includes provisions that strengthen conservation efforts across the country.For months, the...
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Sisolak sets date for state of the state

Will he call for raising the minimum wage?  Will he deviate from the budget left him by Brian Sandoval in any meaningful way? Will there...
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Frierson announces Assembly committee assignments

Though there are two vacancies to be filled, Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson announced committee assignments for the 2019 Legislative session. The two spots opened after...
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Horsford names Asha Jones chief of staff

U.S. Rep.-elect Steven Horsford appointed Asha Jones as his chief of staff, making her one of 21 African-American women to hold that job of...
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Realtors oppose tax to fight homelessness

Ahead of the 2019 Nevada Legislative session, the committee of taxation submitted a bill, on behalf of the City of Las Vegas, to increase the...
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Titus goes to bat again for hungry kids

For close to two-thirds of Clark County students, the free or reduced-price breakfasts and lunches they receive at school may be the most nutritious...
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Ford announces transition team

Attorney General-elect Aaron Ford announced the 19 members of his transition team Wednesday.Members include Geoconda Arguello-Kline from the Culinary Union, Clark County public defender...
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Whatever happened to that homeless corridor gate, anyway?

Construction on a proposed gate to limit foot traffic on Foremaster Lane has been postponed until early 2019. The Las Vegas City Council voted...

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