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Nevada’s $12 minimum wage proposal “not enough,” Gillibrand says

During a campaign visit to SEIU Nevada Monday, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand pledged her support for a $15 minimum wage.Gillibrand and scores of Democratic...
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If Nevada wanted education funded education would be funded

Nevada’s official economic forecasters met Tuesday and found the same thing they always find: A state that leans so heavily on sales taxes for...
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House passes climate bill in a rebuke to Trump

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House on Thursday approved legislation that would force the administration to remain in the Paris climate accord, despite President Trump’s...
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Las Vegas Council approves pot lounges

Tourists who are prohibited from consuming cannabis in their hotel rooms will soon have places to partake.  The City of Las Vegas approved marijuana...
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“We don’t even produce nuclear energy” – Nevada senators fight Yucca at hearing

Nevada senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen testified against the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2019 during a hearing before the United...
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Governor appoints attorney to fill Nevada Gaming Commission spot

Gov. Steve Sisolak appointed Rosa Solis-Rainey of Henderson to the Nevada Gaming Commission Tuesday.Solis-Rainey will replace Sandra Douglas Morgan, who left the Gaming Commission...
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From racism to Tesla to mining and, of course, plans: An interview with Warren

Tax breaks to attract companies, the intersection of race and economics, industry consolidation, mining on public lands, 21st century working conditions, and more all...
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Nevada Democratic Party finalizes 2020 caucus dates

The Nevada State Democratic Party on Monday finalized its presumptive scheduled for the 2020 caucus.The 2020 delegate selection process will include four days of...
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Presidential candidates promise higher wages, stronger unions at Las Vegas forum

Restaurant worker and Fight for $15 organizer Terrence Wise said between the struggle to increase wages and lawmakers strangling efforts for people to join...
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Reid worried about “skills gap” – unless it’s Biden’s

Harry Reid thinks Nevada's Democratic caucus will play a bigger role in the presidential race next year than it has in the past. He's...

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