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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...
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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...

History after all: Nevada to be first state with majority female Legislature

For months, media around the nation and even internationally published stories about the prospect of Nevada becoming the first state in the U.S. to...
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Why Heller should be Trump’s Interior Secretary

Later this week Donald Trump could name Dean Heller to replace ethically challenged Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior, and Heller might be...
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Bill would afford judges due process before Discipline Commission

Some members of the Nevada judiciary fear the regulators charged with keeping them in line are riding roughshod, and they’re asking the Nevada Legislature...
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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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