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Sisolak and Ford

Ford names members of state sexual harassment task force

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford announced who will serve on the state’s Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Law Policy.Ford, who will...
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The Unsinkable Carolyn Goodman

She's rolled her eyes at constituents and colleagues from the city council dais, incurred the ire of the LGBTQ community and galvanized opposition from...
surrender monkey

Trump folds, Nevada delegation hopes he curbs “senseless” behavior

Yielding to mounting pressure from both sides of the aisle, President Trump agreed to back a short-term funding bill to reopen the government that...
The forever mayor

Mayor files for third term, announces she has breast cancer

Moments before City of Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman filed to run for her third term, she announced she has Stage 2A breast cancer....
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Kihuen announcement lands with audible thud

Former Rep. Ruben Kihuen, who left Congress in disgrace and was sanctioned by the House Ethics Committee for sexual harassment, has announced that yes,...
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Economic diversification vs. mininum wage hike: How about both?

"My priority is diversify the economy and provide good paying jobs," Gov. Steve Sisolak told the Current in an interview earlier this week, when...
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Heller out of the running at Interior?

Ex-Sen. Dean Heller may be out of the running to be President Trump’s next Interior secretary. Heller, who lost his seat in the November election...
dave four council

Ex-wife, arrest report from 2012 contradict LV Council candidate’s account

An arrest report from 2012 says current Las Vegas City Council candidate David Marlon “started sweating and acting extremely nervous and agitated” when Metro...
that was then

A mental health initiative, jobs, and some wait and see: Q&A with Steve Sisolak

Gov. Steve Sisolak delivers his first State of the State speech tomorrow night, and as he hints below, he will unveil an initiative to...
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As client deaths prompt lawsuits, rehab exec quits job to run for LV Council

Newly-announced Las Vegas City Council candidate Dave Marlon stepped down this week as Regional Vice President for Nevada of American Addiction Centers, a national...

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