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Inland ports bill is about trucks, trains, freight … and your house?

A decade ago, state lawmakers touted inland ports as a path to boosting economic diversification in Nevada. But the legislation they passed to support...

Montana conservationist to be tapped to head Bureau of Land Management

President Joe Biden intends to nominate National Wildlife Federation senior adviser and veteran Montana Democrat Tracy Stone-Manning to direct the Bureau of Land Management,...
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LV may be ‘back’ but workers, not so much

The annual migration of Spring Break revelers to Las Vegas was more this year than a harbinger of warm weather and scantily-clad visitors. Ask...

Tourism leaders push for help from feds for travel industry

WASHINGTON - Witnesses on a Senate panel Tuesday stressed the need for a continued vaccine rollout effort by the federal government as a vital...

Siding with industry yet again, lawmakers reject affordable housing measures

Lawmakers know full well about how Nevada ranks worst in the nation for affordable housing, leaving an estimated 44 percent of the residents who...
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White House aims infrastructure sales pitch at states

Drinking water infrastructure in Nevada will need more $5 billion in additional funding over the next 20 years. More than 1,000 miles of highway and...

Democrats fan out to tout giant relief bill

With their reelections perhaps hinging on how the public will view the impact of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan (ARP), Democratic members of...

Nevada police, DAs say deadly force measure endangers officers and public 

With the nation transfixed on the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, law enforcement in Nevada is opposing a measure that...

Quest for D.C. statehood finds new friends and foes: Other states

WASHINGTON — Congress had yet to even schedule a hearing on a measure granting statehood to the District of Columbia when a panel of...

Downloading music? Streaming shows? You might soon have to pay sales tax on that.

As Nevadans have transitioned from physical copies of music, movies and books to digital versions, some things have been left behind. Blockbuster video rental stores,...

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