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"In March, I voted to pass the American Rescue Plan to put money in the pockets of Nevada’s families. The law has already delivered $1,400 checks to most Nevadans, and more money is on the way for families with children." U.S. Congressman Horsford... Read full article
by Joseph C. Abraham on March 1, 2021
A Candid Conversation with Roxann McCoy and Celena DiLullo
by Joseph C. Abraham on March 1, 2021
During the Antebellum period in America slaves were not allowed to freely pay homage to their deceased loved ones. Funeral services were closely monitored and supervised by slave owners, if they were allowed to proceed at all. ... Read full article
by Joseph C. Abraham on March 1, 2021
New Dining Options in Downtown Las Vegas
by Joseph C. Abraham on March 1, 2021
While 2020 was by all accounts a difficult year for local restaurant owners and well known food spots that have been forced to close, we have found a new group of brands. They offer fresh new options for those of us looking to support small business.... Read full article
by LaToya Bembry of the Ferraro Group on February 26, 2021
WGU Launches Initiative to Remove Barriers for Students
by LaToya Bembry of the Ferraro Group on February 26, 2021
With millions of American workers facing the urgent need to reskill or upskill for a post-pandemic economy, nonprofit online Western Governors University (WGU) announced today the launch of its Equitable Access Initiative. ... 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 Anand Nair, MSFS on October 4, 2020
Your Economic Election
by Anand Nair, MSFS on October 4, 2020
Let us take a moment to focus on the $3.2 trillion-dollar (and growing) increase to the national debt that has occurred since the COVID-19 Pandemic started back in March. ... Read full article
by Monica Trujillo, Esq. on October 4, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE: Monica Trujillo, Esq.
by Monica Trujillo, Esq. on October 4, 2020
From the high school counselor who said that Vanderbilt only accepted me because I was Hispanic; to the former colleague who doubted my ability to transfer to homicide cases; to the people who tried to discourage me from running in Department 3...... Read full article
by Dawn Throne, Esq. on October 4, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE: Dawn Throne, Esq.
by Dawn Throne, Esq. on October 4, 2020
Dawn Throne, Esq. learned early in life that hard work and education would be her way out of the cycle of poverty and violence. She is the first person in her family to attend college.... Read full article
by Crystal Eller on October 4, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE: Crystal Eller, Esq.
by Crystal Eller on October 4, 2020
I (Crystal Eller, Esq.) am deeply affected and ashamed by the unequal treatment of the poor and minorities in our judicial system. I am running for Judge in Dept. 19 to end unethical conduct and bring equal justice for everyone in my court.... Read full article
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