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NV joins AG coalition fighting ‘public charge’ rule targeting immigrants

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford joined 22 other attorneys general Wednesday in opposing a Trump administration proposed rule that would bar entry for immigrants...
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Nevada, then Illinois, now Virginia… the ERA is about to get its 38 states

WASHINGTON — In 2017, Nevada became the first state in more than four decades to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.The ERA was first introduced...
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Has the Democratic Party outgrown Iowa and New Hampshire?

Should the Democratic Party change its primary voting process so that states with more diverse voters are given precedence over majority-white places like Iowa...
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State admits weed licensee list may be wrong as Contine balks

The marijuana company that listed former state regulator Deonne Contine as a licensee says it had Contine removed a year ago as secretary of...
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Everything is awesome

Job growth in Nevada has led the nation for a dozen consecutive months. Unemployment is down and wages are up. From Resorts World to...
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Sisolak appointee quits after denying she holds weed licenses

Department of Administration Director Deonne E. Contine resigned her position Thursday, one day after telling the Current she is not the Deonne E. Contine...
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Why VanDyke’s nomination should make Nevada Republicans cringe

Quick recap: Lawrence VanDyke was imported to Nevada by Adam Laxalt when the latter was elected attorney general in 2014. VanDyke was fresh off...
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Gimme shelter? City of LV passes controversial sleeping ban

The City of Las Vegas frames it as a means of getting homeless people off the streets and connected with services. Opponents call it an...
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Nevada has nation’s 6th highest rate of uninsured children

On the bright side, the number of Nevada children without health insurance didn’t measurably increase from 2017 to 2018.But it didn’t decrease, either, leaving...
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Sisolak promises legal representation for poor via new state department

A more than decade-long effort to provide the poor with legal services is nearing fruition with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s naming Tuesday of an executive...

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