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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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Rubio bill could help Nevada hospitals, but industry focuses on Carson City

For-profit hospitals in Nevada are hemorrhaging hundreds of millions of dollars a year, thanks in large part to stingy Medicaid reimbursements, a problem state...
Bern but alas no Bern

Despite DNC recommendations, Nevada Dems sticking with caucus in 2020

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has recommended states switch from caucuses to government-run primary elections to pick the party's presidential nominee, but Nevada Democrats...
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Homeless working Nevadans have a hard job

Brett Yadon knew he could get a call for temp work at any given moment. Being homeless and living in the shelter at Catholic...
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What ails Nevada hospitals?

Nevada hospitals lag far behind their national counterparts on a variety of quality of care measurements rated by the federal government. But a seminal...
Bush the Elder and Quayle too

The GOP path from “a kinder, gentler nation” to “very fine people, on both...

Imagine, if you will, Donald Trump and the charlatans, third-raters and crooks in his cabinet providing world leadership as the Soviet Union disintegrated, or...

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