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Correction: Bain and Company helping MGM cut jobs, reorganize

Bain and Company, the consulting company that spun off the private equity firm Bain Capital, which was demonized by President Barack Obama and other Democrats during...
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The slot play must go on

Members of Congress write lots of letters, and then send out press releases about them.One example in the genre Monday was a release from...
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Sisolak signs bill strengthening savings program for people with disabilities

An underutilized savings account program for disabled people will soon receive more marketing and promotion, following the signing of a bill by Gov. Steve...
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Reform of 1872 law would make Barrick, Newmont pay federal mineral royalties

The federal law designed to promote gold mining in the West was enacted by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, and it has remained...
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Nevada Partners funding gutted by Workforce Connections

Against the backdrop of a newly filed federal lawsuit protesting its selection process, overwhelming public comment supporting the unsuccessful applicant, and intervention from Gov....
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National corporation tries to nab local non-profit’s federal funding

Update: ResCare was awarded the federal funding Thursday. See related story.Nevada Partners, the Culinary union’s non-profit workforce training organization, is filing a federal lawsuit...
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Ford, along with majority of attorneys general, support weed banking bill

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford announced Wednesday he joined a bipartisan coalition that is urging Congress to pass legislation to give cannabis businesses access...
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Can the success of teacher strikes elsewhere be replicated in Nevada?

It’s a narrative that appears to be playing out all across the country: Teachers are going on strike, calling in sick en masse, flooding...
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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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Monorail wants taxpayers to co-sign on extension; commissioners balk

Clark County commissioners are balking at a request from the private company behind the Las Vegas Monorail to be on the hook for planned...

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