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Republicans use filibuster to block voting rights bill

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senate Republicans shut down efforts to open debate on a sweeping elections reform and voting rights bill brought to the Senate floor by...
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Biden to meet with Western governors about wildfires, vows to raise firefighter pay

WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he will host a meeting next week of Western governors, Cabinet members and Federal Emergency Management Agency officials “to...

Child tax credit cash for Nevada families starts in July

Nevada families should start receiving monthly payments in mid-July, part of a federal economic recovery plan that is expected to benefit hundreds of thousands...

Gov. Sisolak signs bill to move Nevada to front of presidential primary line

On Friday, Gov. Steve Sisolak signed the bill that attempts to give Nevada first-in-the-nation status, ahead of Iowa and New Hampshire, in presidential primaries. Assembly...

Dem who masqueraded as Republican seeks to oust Fiore from Council

Sarah Ashton-Cirillo, a liberal activist who last year posed as a conservative to infiltrate the state GOP, is switching things up once again. After planning...

Public lands pick fends off objections from U.S. Senate Republicans

Republicans on the U.S. Senate Energy Committee on Tuesday grilled public lands nominee Tracy Stone-Manning of Montana about her past opposition to an “energy...

Short-term rental law unlikely to curb Vegas party houses

A contentious bill passed by state lawmakers on the final day of the Legislature forces Clark County to regulate short-term rentals, which are currently...

National parks struggling with maintenance would get a boost under Biden budget request

Basic needs at the largest U.S. national parks top the Biden administration’s first proposed lists of projects to receive funding through public lands trust...

‘You gasp in relief, you don’t celebrate’

It’s easy to measure Nevada’s success in passing legislation that enhances LGBTQ protections when compared to the wave of anti-LGBTQ bills, specifically anti-trans proposals,...
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As other states restrict voting access, Nevada expands it

Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a mail-in voting bill into law Wednesday, despite a nationwide push by other states to restrict the practice. Every active registered...

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