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Congress close to relief deal including direct payments, added unemployment benefits

A coronavirus relief deal appeared within reach late Wednesday following months of stalemate in Congress, potentially providing much-needed help to Americans facing expiring unemployment...
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New eviction moratorium isn’t automatic, requires tenant action

Gov. Steve Sisolak has issued a new directive preventing most residential evictions, but the order isn’t automatic, requires tenants to submit a declaration to...
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Clark County researching end run around Justice Court

Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom says it’s time to demand some accountability from Las Vegas Justice Court and Southern Nevada landlords.Segerblom wants the county...

Are NV workers worth as much as AZ workers? Asking for NV Democrats.

On New Year’s Day, the minimum wage will rise above -- in some cases considerably above -- $12 an hour in some Western states.Nevada...
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Sign of the times: Clark County, resort industry squabble over room tax 

It’s not a lot of money, relatively speaking - roughly $9 million - barely 1 percent of the revenue generated annually by room tax...

Voters were overwhelmed: What to do about judicial elections

Our recent election was unique in many ways, one of which was the high number of judicial candidates. This was the first election cycle...

Court report shows evictions are spiking in Southern Nevada

When Markeshia Brown was served an eviction notice in November after she fell $3,000 behind in rent, she sent her landlord a declaration from...
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Nevada officials applaud decisions on DACA, TPS

Temporary Protection Status benefits, which were scheduled to expire in January, have been extended until October 2021, the Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday.The...
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Nevada not good enough for Texas AG’s fancy pants lawsuit

Donald Trump’s lawyers have filed twelvety-seven or whatever lawsuits in Nevada to overturn Joe Biden’s victory here, so we must be pretty important.But maybe...
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Seat shuffling at Board of Education as Wynn departs, Newburn appointed

Mark Newburn may have lost his re-election bid, but he will still serve on the Nevada Board of Education.Gov. Steve Sisolak announced the appointment...

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