Working + The Economy


To buy or not to buy? Is consumer confidence hampering the housing boom?

With some homeowners still recovering from the Great Recession and the housing crash that decimated Nevada’s market, is the economy about to falter, threatening...
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Bill would reinstate aviation tax breaks

In 2015, the Nevada Legislature gave sales and use tax abatements to the aviation parts and maintenance industry. "This measure will allow Nevada to...
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Rehab giant closes facilities, lays off workers

American Addiction Centers, one of the nation’s largest for-profit drug and alcohol recovery chains, with facilities in Las Vegas, is closing centers in California...
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More divorce, less income and other Nevada notes from new Census report

Compared to the rest of the nation, Nevadans make less money, are more likely to be divorced, less likely to be white, and more...
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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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Little Tariff Man

Hey, this thing ain't got no bill of rights! argued those who were opposed to the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Or words to...
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Sisolak echoes Sandoval, urges Gaming Commission to act on sexual harassment rules

Gaming Commission members are so far ignoring a call from Governor Brian Sandoval to consider proposed rules to help protect hotel and casino workers...
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Titus goes to bat again for hungry kids

For close to two-thirds of Clark County students, the free or reduced-price breakfasts and lunches they receive at school may be the most nutritious...
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Nevada’s precarious labor rate among nation’s highest

Earlier this month the state reported that unemployment in Nevada, though still above the national rate of 3.7 percent, had dipped a tenth of...
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Nevada income growth is miserable and a stadium won’t fix that

Nevada's median household income rose from $25,776 in 1984 to $56,550 in 2017, a 119 percent increase.That's the smallest increase of any state in...



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