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Las Vegas City Councilman Cedric Crear

Is Las Vegas ready to require affordable housing from developers?

A City of Las Vegas councilman is suggesting housing developers be required to include affordable (perhaps even low-income) units in exchange for the privilege...
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DMV scrambles to comply with new Puerto Rican drivers license law

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles failed Monday to implement a new law making it easier to transfer driver licenses from U.S. territories.The bill,...
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‘We have a voice’: Nevada restores voting rights of ex-prisoners

Like many other formerly incarcerated people, Jovan Jackson could only sit and watch as politicians campaigned on hazardous policies that affected him. It wasn’t by...
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U.S. House Democrats relent as chamber passes McConnell-backed border aid bill

WASHINGTON -- A $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package for the southern U.S. border is poised to be enacted after top U.S. House Democrats reluctantly...
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What every Nevadan should know about Wynn’s new Boston casino

If Nevada doubled the gambling, er, gaming tax, the rate would still be about half what casino corporations pay in Massachusetts.Wynn Resorts opened...
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Nevada treasurer envisions bigger, more activist role for office

From addressing part of the nagging issue of banking in the marijuana industry, to finding a way to make the popular Millennium Scholarship financially...
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Limits on Nevada’s Legislature keep it from serving the state

In the last 30 years, Nevada has evolved from a sparsely and homogenously populated rural outpost to one of the most urban and diverse...
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Cortez Masto prods Trump nominee to wade into tussle over wildlife refuge

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) pressed a Trump administration nominee on Wednesday to weigh in on a controversial plan that would downsize...
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House passes bill to offer Dreamers path to citizenship

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House on Tuesday passed a bill that aims to give up to 2.5 million undocumented immigrants a pathway to U.S....
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Sisolak signals he’ll sign minimum wage, paid leave bills

In a statement issued minutes after legislators adjourned midnight Monday, Gov. Steve Sisolak touted legislation he’s already signed, and promised that in coming days...

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