Politics

Nevada Assembly
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April 18, 2019 - 5:12 pm
Opponents of capital punishment began the Nevada legislative session bolstered by the governor's general disapproval of the death penalty.
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Carolyn Goodman
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April 17, 2019 - 12:40 pm
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman's swearing-in for a third term Wednesday has been postponed until May because she isn't feeling well.
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Howard Schultz
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April 16, 2019 - 5:01 pm
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz will be in Nevada on Wednesday to speak at a software company's conference in Las Vegas.
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April 16, 2019 - 4:56 pm
A national gun control lobbying organization on Tuesday made Nevada the latest Western state where it is trying to show that gun rights groups including the National Rifle Association are behind a "Second Amendment sanctuary" drive.
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Union vote
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April 15, 2019 - 8:58 am
Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation.
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Nevada Assembly
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April 13, 2019 - 7:18 am
Nevada lawmakers on Friday held a flurry of committee meetings ahead of a deadline that decided whether many bills died or continued on in the legislative process.
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April 12, 2019 - 4:09 pm
A Nevada bill that would give local governments the ability to regulate electric foot scooters has passed out of its first committee.
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Nevada Assembly
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April 12, 2019 - 11:57 am
A Nevada gun bill that seeks to ban bump stocks has cleared its first legislative hurdle.
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Artem Sukhoroslov
April 09, 2019 - 2:56 pm
A bill to raise Nevada's minimum wage will face its first legislative hearing on Wednesday, a renewed effort that failed in the last session after a veto by the state's former Republican governor.
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Bernie Sanders
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April 08, 2019 - 5:09 pm
Democrats Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg are pitching themselves to union workers and veterans in Nevada, two slices of the electorate in the early Western caucus state who prioritize policies over personality.
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