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Lawmakers must rush to meet maternal mortality grant deadline

The United States has the worst maternal mortality rate in the developed world.If legislation to create a Maternal Mortality Review Committee is signed into...
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Labor coalition defends lobbyist, fears chilling effect

A complaint filed with the state against a legislative lobbyist for her interpretation of a court order could prevent others from speaking their minds...
so there you go

Median wages in Nevada and nearby states (in case you were wondering)

You probably already know this, being a reader of the Current and all, but just in case: Median wage is the wage at which...
Yay. And yet...

Now do mining

If gold mines were coal mines, new Nevada clean energy standards would not have been signed into law Monday.Nevada has been blessed (or cursed,...
doomed tho

Every day is Earth Day at (insert company/group name here)

Unlike one "emergency" that one person thinks he needs to declare, at least this emergency is related to something that is an actual emergency....
neal & flores

Groups fear bail reform will be watered down as legislation comes and goes

What’s more important, individual liberty or community safety?Variations of that question have surfaced again and again during any efforts to reform Nevada’s bail system....
ambulance at night

Critics pan process for picking money-making trauma centers

Intense competition among for-profit hospitals for lucrative trauma unit designations in Southern Nevada has lawmakers pondering a return to the days when the state...
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Ban of “gay panic” defense among bills approved by Senate

A bill prohibiting the use of a victim’s sexual orientation or gender identity as a defense for a violent crime committed against them passed...
nobody came

Nevada Assembly approves bill to bypass Electoral College

A bill that could help fundamentally alter how the country elects the president passed through the Assembly Tuesday, but it’ll need to be approved...
now that song is stuck in your head sorry

The magnificent cowardice of Nevada elected officials

There is no reason to rehash reasons Nevada should do what nearly 20 states have done: cap interest rates payday lenders can charge so...

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