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State opens up occupational licensing to non-citizens

One of several bills Gov. Steve Sisolak signed into law this month allows any individual regardless of immigration or citizenship status to apply for...
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Industry pushing Sisolak to veto tenant protections bill

Following last minute changes to a bill that provides mild tenant protections and slightly extends the time frame for evictions, Gov. Steve Sisolak’s office...

County directs $1.8 million in pot fees to help homeless

The Clark County Commission unanimously approved $1.8 million of marijuana business license fees be allocated to help homeless youth and medically fragile homeless.Tuesday’s vote...
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Biden on Nevada’s $12 minimum wage bill: “It’s long past time it should be...

“I know your Legislature is working to raise the minimum wage, but I think it’s long past $12. I think it’s long past time...
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Tyrone Thompson, assemblyman and long-time community advocate, dies

Democratic Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson, 51, died suddenly early Saturday morning while receiving emergency care at the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center.“We are deeply...
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Frierson: Raise minimum wage to $12 by 2023, not 2024

Presenting the bill to raise Nevada's minimum wage, Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson on Wednesday proposed amending the legislation to bring the wage to $12...
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Bail reform hearing is part policy debate, part fear-mongering

Like many other states, Nevada is entering a lengthy discussion about whether there should be an overhaul to the current bail system and, if...
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Harris promises family tax credits, free community college in Las Vegas speech

During her first visit to Las Vegas on the 2020 presidential campaign trail, Sen. Kamala Harris told the audience that the economy is not...
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Cat Trap Fever: The best of the bad options for feral cats?

One every six minutes, seven days a week, eight hours a day.  That’s the rate at which the Lied Animal Shelter euthanized cats in...
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Gaming Control Board complaint: Wynn execs ignored allegations of sexual harassment

It took a Wall Street Journal investigation to prompt Nevada gaming regulators to look into one of the worst-kept secrets in Las Vegas --...

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