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Assemblyman William McCurdy II is the event's special guest speaker. McCurdy (District 6, Las Vegas) is the sponsor of AB223, a bill which would expand energy efficiency programs for all Nevadans, and assure that lower income Nevadans have access to ...
Nevada's unemployment rate is 4.9 percent, the first time it has dropped below 5 percent since November, 2007. That is a far cry from 2010, when the economy hit rock bottom with a 14.4 percent unemployment rate.
Nevada's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in February, the first time it has been below 5 percent since November 2007.
Nevada's governor and five of its six members of Congress have already come out swinging against the latest attempt to revive Yucca Mountain.
Join thousands of Nevadans in supporting your favorite nonprofit organization on Thursday, March 23 for the 6th annual Nevada's Big Give. Nevada's Big Give is a statewide 24-hour online giving initiative to raise awareness of, and funds for, all ...
Nevada State Senator James Settelmeyer (R-Minden) has introduced Senate Bill 103. If passed, Nevada would be the first state legislature, rather than citizen initiative, to adopt a voting method that recognizes changing voter attitudes and registration ...
Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson speaks during a press conference before the grand opening of his new resort, Parisian, on Tuesday, Sept.
CARSON CITY - It may become easier for Nevadans to get spousal support from a deadbeat ex. Assembly Bill 119 would give priority to garnishments for spousal support that someone owes their ex-wife or ex-husband.
With all due respect to Jeremy Aguero, the go-to guy for numbers crunching in Nevada, I sometimes wonder what world he lives in. He states, "For taxpayers, the (property tax) cap has been a windfall, saving them $700 million since it was enacted ...
In particular, the Trump budget guts programs that help ensure that people in Nevada are breathing clean air and drinking clean water.
Your recent vote to approve Betsy DeVos is revealing. It sends a clear message to the citizens of Nevada that you care more about your status in the Republican Party than the education of Nevada's children. DeVos is a billionaire, and her nomination ...
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority in Las Vegas on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @csstevensphoto.
Nevada's congressional delegation is nearly united decrying President Donald Trump's request for Congress to allocate $120 million to restart the licensing process for a national nuclear waste dump in the desert outside Las Vegas.
"Brave the Shave," an annual fundraiser for the St. Baldrick's foundation, raises money and awareness for children battling cancer.
Sen. Yvanna Cancela, D-Las Vegas, and Assemblyman Nelson Araujo, D-Las Vegas, announce the creation of the Nevada Future Democratic Caucus, comprised of Democrat legislators under 40, March 14, 2017.
Nevadans are one step closer to being automatically registered to vote when they renew their license after the Senate on Monday passed a petition initiative ...
Hear that, Sen. Dean Heller? Nevadans want the ACA to live on, meaning it's critical for Heller to vote in their interests and reject the GOP plan instead of falling ...
Many of these matters included novel issues of statutory or constitutional law. Specifically, he successfully defended challenges to Nevada's unique "None of the above" law, ensuring that "None of the above" is a valid voting option for all Nevadans ...
Southern Nevadans cited tax structure (56 percent) as the No. 1 benefit of doing business in Nevada. The climate/weather ranked second (54 percent), followed by the low cost of doing business (39 percent), placing those attributes higher in importance ...
"Communities of color are strengthening Nevada's clean energy economy," Zamora said. "Over the last two decades, the renewable standard has helped our state grow tens of thousands of jobs.
Senator Heller supports delivering more access, better benefits, and lower costs to Nevadans," said spokesman Neal Patel in a statement.
"At the end of the day, whether it's Tesla, Faraday or any of the other companies that are involved in this space, employing local people in Nevada matters. When you're supporting local industry it has a direct impact on the local economy." Nevada's ...
Gov. Brian Sandoval said he's concerned about the impact of any Trump administration cuts to Medicaid on Nevadans. But he said he was encouraged by the president's address to Congress in which he said he wants to make sure people keep their ...
(News 4 & Fox 11) - Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt warns Nevadans of rental listing scams that have become especially prevalent in southern Nevada.
January job levels are up 44,400 over a year ago. All of the states supersectors have added jobs over the year, with construction experiencing the greatest percentage growth.
"NV Energy is already exceeding that requirement under the portfolio standard now and it will just incrementally increase from here.
(AP) - More Nevadans are finding work as the state continues recovering from the Great Recession. Nevada's top economic analysts announced Wednesday that seasonally adjusted unemployment dipped to 5 percent in January - a nine-year low.
Gov. Brian Sandoval said Tuesday he's concerned about the impact of any Trump administration cuts to Medicaid on Nevadans. But he said he was encouraged by the president's address to Congress in which he said he wants to make sure people keep their ...
Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt warns Nevada's taxpayers of a new phishing scam targeting a wide range of organizations by collecting W-2 data to file fraudulent tax returns.
In this emotionally agonizing time for unauthorized immigrants living in Southern Nevada, there's at least one bright spot: Some of the state's top leaders are showing them they're not alone.
Nevada Assemblywoman Teresa Benitez-Thompson, D-Reno, talks at the Legislative Building in Carson City on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Benitez-Thompson introduced a proposal Tuesday that would cause certain family members to think twice about helping ...
Five years ago, Robert Hoo moved to Las Vegas to become lead organizer of Nevadans for the Common Good, a nonprofit, nonpartisan grass-roots collection of faith communities and nonprofit organizations that aims to tackle urgent problems that valley ...
Denying ICE the information needed to deport violent criminals means more violent criminals would end up in Nevada jails and on Nevada's streets. Metro's current policy is already a compromise: "Don't ask about legal status until someone is booked into ...
Gov. Brian Sandoval, during his recent "State of the State" address, emphasized what he termed "the skill gap" as a remaining impediment to economic diversification.
Under the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, more than 400,000 Nevadans have gained health care coverage over the last four years through the state insurance exchange or the expansion of Medicaid.
Given that Heller is up for re-election in 2018 and Laxalt has all but announced he's running for governor the same year, those two in particular need to remember that 54 percent of Nevadans voted in favor of recreational marijuana. If Heller and ...
Lawmakers are at odds over a bill that would dramatically change how Nevada enforces immigration laws. The Silver State is part of the 287(g) program, which is a partnership between U.S.
Moreover, they argued the officials managing taxpayer dollars should answer to the people of Nevada, not the governor, and their offices must remain autonomous to thwart fraud.
"This Democrat bill will undoubtedly result in violent criminals, who have no business being in our state, to be released back into our communities to wreak more havoc on Nevadans. This bill is outrageous and I will do everything I can to defeat it.".
New this year is an exhibit of Notable Native Nevadans displayed in the Senate Atrium on the second floor. The first Nevada tribes Legislative Day was coordinated and hosted by the Nevada Indian Commission on April 11, 2011.
Carson City, Nev. - The Nevada State Treasurer's Office is encouraging Nevadans to enroll in the Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program during America Saves Week, scheduled for February 27 - March 4, 2017.
The entire structure of the SB 302 program relied on tapping into public school funding to pay for vouchers to families, regardless of need, even Nevada's uber-rich. Without access to public school funding, the Legislature cannot revive ESAs. Schwartz ...
Nine percent of our workforce earns under $9 an hour and more than a third of Nevada's workforce makes under $15 an hour or $600 a week, according to a recent state report.
That's why it's so important for Gansert to fight - so Nevadans can finally get the courts to confront the issue. In the meantime, here are the three leading schools of thought on separation of powers in Nevada.
Despite recent success for Democrats in Nevada, Laxalt says the conservative conference reaffirms that the "(Senator Harry) Reid Machine" can only do so much.
A press conference at the White House on Thursday has left many people wondering what could happen to states like Nevada, where recreational marijuana use is legal.
The department declined to comment to the Review-Journal on Thursday evening. Nevadans voted to legalize recreational marijuana use in November by a 54-46 percent margin.
Commercial fur trappers are exploiting Nevada's precious environment by killing, skinning and selling the pelts of more than 18 wild species, including otters, foxes and bobcats.






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