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Maryland light rail

Is light rail all that?

Try as officials may to frame the discussion around Maryland Parkway transit improvement as being about three viable options, it has always seemed like...
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Bill to sync city elections with regular elections would boost turnout

Moving municipal elections to even-numbered years to match federal and state elections would significantly boost voter turnout and produce higher-quality elected officials, Nevada lawmakers...
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Now Sisolak wants a meeting with Trump

After turning down an invitation to the White House a week ago, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak is asking President Donald Trump for a meeting...
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Judge refuses to dismiss suit against opiate makers, distributors

Clark County Judge Timothy Williams denied a motion Wednesday to throw out a lawsuit filed by Clark County against opioid manufacturers and distributors.  The...
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Nevada is a bad place for babies, report says

Economic insecurity and the litany of risk factors associated with it mean Nevada is considered one of the worst states in the country for...
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Wynn Resorts – “face and pride of gaming” – fined $20 million

Claiming shock and indignation, the Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously voted to levy the largest fine in state history -- $20 million -- against Wynn...
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Cortez Masto, Rosen sign on to child care bill

Families earning less than 150 percent of their state's median income would not pay more than 7 percent of their income on child care,...
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How Barrick’s bid for Newmont puts Nevada at risk

If Barrick's hostile takeover bid of Newmont succeeds, more than 75 percent of Nevada's $7.4 billion gold mining industry will be controlled by one...
Nevada Dems

Democrats ‘blueprint’ highlights priorities but is scant on details

The “Legislative Blueprints” released by Nevada Democrats during the last two sessions essentially amounted to a wishlist and rallying cry for a minority party with...
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Child care reform: Baby steps expected at Legislature

Piecemeal efforts are underway to expand affordable child care options for families with the greatest needs, but the larger conversation about universal daycare hasn’t...

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