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Clark County suspends union contracts with SEIU health care, public sector workers

The union representing health care workers at University Medical Center and a variety of public sector workers says Clark County manager Yolanda King has...
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COVID-19 threatens census. At stake: money, political power

It’s National Census Day.Organizations across Nevada and the nation are marking the occasion with webinars, virtual rallies, Twitter chats and other digital events throughout the...
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$2T COVID-19 bill clears House, Trump signs it into law

A $2 trillion bill to aid workers, health care providers and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic passed the U.S. House and was signed into...
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Obama stimulus watchdog: ‘Bad guys’ will make play for COVID-19 relief cash

WASHINGTON — Earl Devaney is feeling déjà vu.Devaney, a former longtime federal watchdog, was hired in 2009 to police the distribution of $840 billion in federal...
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Pandemic spurs U.S. Senate to pass historic aid package

The U.S. Senate late Wednesday night approved a $2 trillion spending bill that aims to provide economic relief for workers and businesses and to...

Citing $39 billion hit, resort industry report makes case for federal relief

Nevada stands to lose $39 billion in economic output should casinos remain closed for 30 to 60 days, and will require 12 to 18...
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Left behind: Many Nevada workers may not qualify for unemployment benefits

The way Nevada law has been written, some contingent workers such as independent contractors, rideshare drivers or domestic workers are often excluded from employment...
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Congress clears 2nd major coronavirus package; 3rd in the works

WASHINGTON — A second major coronavirus package cleared the U.S. Senate Wednesday and is now headed to President Donald Trump for his signature.The bill...
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Public officials try to offer assurances

Questions for Nevada Rep. Susie Lee and local officials during a tele-town hall Tuesday reflected the palpable anxiety in Southern Nevada -- and that...
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Senate votes to scrap DeVos student loan policy

The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to overturn a controversial regulation from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that her critics say hurts defrauded student loan...

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