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Now would be a good time to talk about the Green New Deal

I’m a young person in the 21st century, and I’ve been prepping for the apocalypse for as long as I can remember. Las Vegas...
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State tries to recast narrative on timing of accepting PUA applications

On Tuesday, the Nevada Current reported that “Nevada is now the only state not accepting unemployment claims from gig workers.” On Thursday, state officials...
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DETR to start accepting gig worker unemployment applications Saturday

Finally.Gig workers, independent contractors, the self-employed and other workers who file federal taxes with IRS 1099 forms instead of W-2s will be able to...
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The economic development crowd is going about this all wrong

The leisure and hospitality industry accounts for one of every four jobs in Nevada. Or it did, anyway.A day, or an hour, doesn’t go...
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Nevada now the only state not accepting unemployment claims from gig workers

(Ed. note: May 14 the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation announced it would begin accepting gig worker unemployment claims online May 16.)Nevada still...
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Sisolak makes move for Rainy Day Fund, says the words ‘special session’

With state budget shortfall estimates ranging from $741 million to more than $900 million for the current fiscal year, Gov. Steve Sisolak took the...
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Can lessons from the Great Recession help states avoid budget disasters?

As they face massive budget shortfalls due to the COVID-19 pandemic, states are looking for federal money to help stave off the kind of...
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Lawmakers press Congress for more relief cash for rural Nevada

WASHINGTON — Nevada lawmakers are urging Congress to help rural America in the next round of coronavirus legislation. Congress approved more than $2 trillion in...
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County green lights governor’s reopening game plan

Clark County Commissioners gave a thumbs up to Gov. Steve Sisolak’s plan to open certain businesses -- certain restrictions may apply.During an emergency meeting...
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Chambers, officials pin hopes on luring new companies to Nevada

With the approval of Gov. Steve Sisolak to move into the first phase of reopening the Nevada economy as soon as Saturday Southern Nevada’s...

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