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Culinary gets stadium board seat after all

Gov. Steve Sisolak appointed Secretary-Treasurer for the Culinary Workers Union Geoconda Argüello-Kline to the Las Vegas Stadium Authority Board of Directors Monday The governor also...
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Klobuchar makes moderately late push in Nevada

Amy Klobuchar has been betting her presidential dreams on early caucus states. Not Nevada. The other ones -- Iowa and New Hampshire. But following a surge...

Now voters need to revisit the vote to invade Iraq

Nevada Rep. Steven Horsford’s reaction to the U.S. assassination of an Iranian leader looks fairly representative of the standard Democratic response, so let’s use...
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Ford joins AGs asking high court to take up ACA

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford is joining attorneys general in 19 states in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve judicial uncertainty surrounding the...
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Iowa debate bumps candidates from Nevada Native American forum

The second-ever presidential forum focusing entirely on Native American issues will take place over two days in Las Vegas this month, but scheduling of...
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Marijuana poised to overtake mining in state tax revenue

Nevada’s mining industry generated $7.7 billion dollars in gross sales in fiscal 2018 and paid $125 million in state and local taxes.      By contrast, the...
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While Hong Kong protests for more independence, China smiles on Macau

In December while commemorating the 20th anniversary of Portugal handing over Macau to China, President Xi Jinping drew sharp contrasts between Macau and China’s...
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‘Real rush’ of Trump rules expected ahead of 2020 election

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is preparing to finalize a host of high-profile rules in 2020, including policies that will impact everything from auto...
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Paid sick leave among new laws taking effect with new year

With the new year, a slew of laws passed during the 2019 legislative session that include requiring paid leave, clamping down on surprise medical...
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2019 selections & reflections from the Nevada Current’s staff

Note: 2019 was the Current’s first full year of publication. To look back on the year, each member of the Nevada Current staff picked...

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