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by U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford on April 13, 2021
Small businesses are the backbone of Nevada’s economy. From the Cosmetology Institute of Las Vegas and Sumnu Marketing to Cereal Killerz Kitchen, Gritz Café and Best Meat Co., our small businesses are as diverse as our communities.... Read full article
by Joseph C. Abraham on March 23, 2021
16 SHOTS: A Review by Joseph C. Abraham
by Joseph C. Abraham on March 23, 2021
I recently watched 16 Shots, a documentary which provides an in-depth look at the 2014 shooting of seventeen-year-old Laquan McDonald by Jason Van Dyke of the Chicago Police Department. The shooting took place on October 20, 2014. ... Read full article
by U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford on March 1, 2021
Southern Nevada is lucky to have many powerful women in our community – and I want to spotlight just a few more before I give you an update on my work in Washington.... Read full article
by U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford on February 22, 2021
Happy Black History Month, Nevada!
by U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford on February 22, 2021
In Washington and Las Vegas, my team is working hard to relieve the burdens that Nevada families have faced over the last year. Over the next few months, my priorities will be simple: crush the coronavirus and get Nevada’s economy back on track.... Read full article
by Assemblyman William McCurdy on October 20, 2020
Why I support the Biden-Harris Campaign
by Assemblyman William McCurdy on October 20, 2020
Joe Biden has spent his entire career fighting for civil rights, voting rights, and fair-housing rights. He fought for equality in justice, education, and economic opportunity.... Read full article
by Jacob Reynolds, Esq. on October 4, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jacob Reynolds, Esq.
by Jacob Reynolds, Esq. on October 4, 2020
Jacob Reynolds, Esq. is an AV-Rated attorney, the highest rating an attorney can achieve.  Jacob has been recognized as a “Southern Nevada Top Attorney” for several years by Nevada Business Magazine.... Read full article
by Trevor Atkin, Esq. on October 4, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE: Trevor Atkin, Esq.
by Trevor Atkin, Esq. on October 4, 2020
Trevor L. Atkin was born and raised in Las Vegas. Trevor received his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Arizona State University in 1984. He was awarded his law degree from McGeorge School of Law at the University of Pacific in 1987.... Read full article
by U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford on October 4, 2020
"The pain in our community is real and certainly is not new. We have felt the weight of systemic racism for as long as we can remember. But we have also seen the resiliency of our community grow to staggering new levels as we respond..."... Read full article
by Jasmin Lilly-Spells, Esq. on October 4, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jasmin Lilly-Spells, Esq.
by Jasmin Lilly-Spells, Esq. on October 4, 2020
My entire career, I have worked for justice, so justice works for you. I will do the same as your judge. Vote Jasmin Lilly-Spells for Judge, District Court Department 23.... Read full article
by Bita Yeager, Esq. on October 4, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE: Bita Yeager, Esq.
by Bita Yeager, Esq. on October 4, 2020
As a Hearing Master for the District Court, I handle the criminal and civil law mental health cases: Mental Health Court, Co-Occurring Disorders Court, Civil Commitments, and the Assisted Outpatient Treatment program. -Bita Yeager, Esq.... Read full article
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