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Now Sisolak wants a meeting with Trump

After turning down an invitation to the White House a week ago, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak is asking President Donald Trump for a meeting...
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Public lands bill passes Congress with bipartisan support

A bipartisan public lands bill that preserves 1.3 million acres of wilderness passed the House this week with unanimous support from Nevada representatives. The...
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Cortez Masto greenest of Nevada delegation in LCV scorecard

U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto scored a perfect 100 percent on the League of Conservation Voters’ 2018 National Environmental Scorecard for votes that affect...
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How Barrick’s bid for Newmont puts Nevada at risk

If Barrick's hostile takeover bid of Newmont succeeds, more than 75 percent of Nevada's $7.4 billion gold mining industry will be controlled by one...
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Light rail vs. rapid bus: RTC taking input on Maryland Parkway Project

Just under two weeks remain for the public to weigh in on proposals for a high-capacity transit project along Maryland Parkway.The project could bring...
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Conservation groups criticize lowering of federal grazing fees

Private ranchers who use public lands will soon pay the government less money, thanks to a federal fee change announced Wednesday.The U.S Interior Department...
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Guest op-ed: On clean energy, Carson City must lead where Washington fails

The 80th session of the Nevada Legislature represents a critical opportunity for our state. We can create well-paying jobs; reduce costs for consumers; and...
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Did AOC nudge economists (including 12 from Nevada) to back a carbon tax?

If all the economists were laid end-to-end, according to a very old joke, they still wouldn't reach a conclusion.But more than 3,300 practitioners of...
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Nevada still leads U.S. in solar jobs per capita, but tariffs hurt industry nationally

With 6,680 people working in the industry in 2018, Nevada had the highest number of solar jobs per capita in the nation, according to...
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County wants tortoise habitat designated off-road rec area

Clark County commissioners are scheduled to consider a resolution Tuesday asking Congress to designate three locations as off-highway vehicle recreation areas as part of...

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