Politics + Government

The care and feeding of the Republican base

The National Republican Senatorial Committee launched its first televised attack ads against what it believes are among the most vulnerable Democratic U.S. senators up...
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Weed store owners at odds over bill that would shut out new licensees

  A measure before lawmakers would scrap Nevada’s merit-based cannabis licensing system in favor of a scheme that allows current licensees to expand and saturate...
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Senator offers ‘modest protections for tenants,’ realtors warn of ‘havoc and chaos’

When lawmakers passed legislation in 2019 that capped late fees on unpaid rent and slightly extended the timeframe for evictions, both seen as modest...

Nevada lawmakers aim to regulate apps offering early access to wages

The car breaks down. The dog gets sick. Such are the unexpected life events that crash budgets and send checking account balances plunging into...

Democrats press Biden to cancel student debt

WASHINGTON - Joycelyn Fish drove through several feet of snow that blanketed Wisconsin one February night so she could get to a nationally televised...
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Native Americans organize to wield more influence on state policy

After 30 years of advocacy work, Delaine Spilsbury, an Ely Shoshone elder, presented a bill to the Legislature for the first time. Lack of access...
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Why the Legislature is hearing a resolution to abolish slavery

The United States never fully abolished slavery.  The 13th Amendment, which was ratified in 1865 to end the centuries-long practice within the country, carved out...
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U.S. House panel divides on party lines over how to conserve public lands

In a preview of the arguments likely to be repeated as the Biden administration and Congress work toward conservation goals, Democrats on a U.S....
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Wildlife Commission votes to consider ban on killing contests   

At the end of the two-day hearing on measures that pitted Nevada’s urban interests against rural, the state Wildlife Commission voted five to four...
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In Nevada, every legislative session is remote

Remote legislating. Las Vegas Democratic Assemblyman Steve Yeager posted a Twitter poll the other day: https://twitter.com/SteveYeagerNV/status/1371605768953229322?s=20   I conservatively estimate 94.65 percent of Yeager's constituents have never...

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