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After failing to act in 2019, lawmakers begin revisiting bail reform

During its first legislative interim committee to study bail and the use of pre-trial detention, lawmakers lacked local jail data, analysis on how the...
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City’s rush job on ordinance surprises councilman, homeless advocates

Las Vegas City Council's vote on an ordinance criticized for criminalizing homelessness happened in less than 90 seconds -- so quickly that one council...
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Ford, Democratic AGs launch broadside against GOP anti-ERA suit

in 2017, Nevada became the 36th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, the first state to ratify it since North Dakota in 1975....
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ICE facility captain’s neo-Nazi links reflect systemic racism, immigration lawyers say

Vice News reported this week that a local captain at a U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement facility in Pahrump wrote numerous posts on a...
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‘Real rush’ of Trump rules expected ahead of 2020 election

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is preparing to finalize a host of high-profile rules in 2020, including policies that will impact everything from auto...
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2019 selections & reflections from the Nevada Current’s staff

Note: 2019 was the Current’s first full year of publication. To look back on the year, each member of the Nevada Current staff picked...
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Trump has appointed judges at a breakneck speed. More are coming.

WASHINGTON — The GOP-controlled U.S. Senate heads into 2020 with few major legislative victories but a significant one on the judicial front: a dramatic...
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Lee not rattled by political risk of impeachment vote

WASHINGTON — Nevada Rep. Susie Lee cast perhaps the riskiest vote yet of her budding political career Wednesday when she backed an effort to...
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Panel seeks to suspend judges for cussing, clothing and coveting clerks

A two-day hearing to determine whether the actions of Las Vegas Justices of the Peace Amy Chelini and Melanie Tobiasson warrant suspension without pay...
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PLAN reflects on 25 years of taking point on progressive causes

Ahead of the 2019 legislative session, the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada wrote a bill it says would have kept the mining industry accountable...

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