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Governor, Democrats panned for pushing ‘Mitch McConnell-style legislation’

The decision to introduce a covid-liability protection bill that covers the majority of employers -- and provides worker safety protections for employees in only...

Sisolak promises long-term Covid strategy: ‘No more phases’

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Monday announced Nevada will soon unveil a long-term strategy for determining what and how businesses can operate amid the ongoing...

Covid surge stretches staff, resources at Las Vegas hospitals

As Southern Nevada hospitals rush to meet demand caused by a spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations in recent weeks, health care staff are adapting to...
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North Las Vegas VA center failed in response to attack on employee

A Southern Nevada VA Health System facility failed in providing a timely response to an attack and later threat on an employee by a...
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Here’s what passed (and what failed) at the special session

Nevada’s 31st Special Session ended with a whimper Sunday as legislators resignedly finished the process of slashing hundreds of millions of dollars from health...

Delays in COVID-19 relief funds threaten upgrades to tribal health care 

Part of the federal funding sent to Native American tribes for COVID-19 relief could be used to build long-sought health infrastructure, though conditions placed...
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Nevada lawmakers consider slashing millions in Medicaid services

Years of efforts to build up Nevada’s lackluster health care are being readied for a systematic dismantling, necessitated by an unprecedented budget shortfall caused...
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Supreme Court sides with religious employers in health care, workplace cases

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a Trump administration effort to exempt employers with religious or moral concerns from complying with...
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Roberts does it again: Joins liberals in striking down abortion law

WASHINGTON — In a major victory for reproductive rights, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a controversial Louisiana law that critics said would have...
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For seniors, heat and Covid create ‘a perfect storm for bad things,’ researchers warn

As summertime temperatures climb in Nevada and across the country, baby boomers— the generation born between 1946 and 1964— will be among the hardest...

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