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Another reason Nevada deserves more attention than it gets: The climate crisis

Unlike Iowa and New Hampshire, Nevada is in the West, has a comparatively large number of union voters — a key Democratic constituency —...
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NV delegation not sold on ‘Medicare for All’ – except for Titus

WASHINGTON -- Once regarded as radical, proposals to create a government-run health care system serving all Americans are making inroads among mainstream Democrats. But Nevada’s...
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Ousted former Interior secretary added to Basque Fry’s “incredible lineup”

Former Nevada Attorney General and failed Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt’s political action committee has added former Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke to the...
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“Deeply concerned,” but citing state law, panel upholds mine’s water permit

The Nevada State Environmental Commission Wednesday raised serious concerns about long-term threats to water quality from a proposed mine in Eureka County. But commissioners...
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Reid: If next president must address climate crisis by executive order, so be it

If Congress can't or won't do it, a Democratic president must tackle the climate crisis by executive order, Harry Reid said Wednesday.The former Nevada...

Clark County approves raising sales tax 1/8 of a cent

Clark County Commissioners weren’t exactly thrilled the Legislature saddled them with the the responsibility of raising the sales taxes. Despite voicing concerns at a...
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Uber, Lyft “cannibalizing” public transit

Rideshare apps are putting Southern Nevada public transit in a financial free fall that threatens to devastate an already inadequate system, transit officials were...
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“In the U.S., picnics, instead of street protests, won the day.”

"The organizers of the first Labor Day were interested in creating an event that brought different types of workers together to meet each other...
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DNC pulls plug on Nevada ‘virtual’ caucus. Early voting still OK though.

No, you can't phone it in.Plans to allow Nevadans to participate in the Democratic presidential caucus by phone have been scrapped, the state party...
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DA’s exchange with Booker on justice reform raises eyebrows

In a brief exchange between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson, the prosecutor wanted to know specific steps he...

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