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"I support the Nevada Public Option because it would reduce premiums by 15 percent over the first years. This lower-premium plan would force insurers to compete for your business." Joseph C. Abraham | Founder of Unrelenting Media, Inc.... Read full article
"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 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 U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford on April 13, 2021
Congressman Steven Horsford Meets with President Biden and Vice President Harris to Discuss Racial Equity, COVID-19, and Economic Opportunities for Black Americans... 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 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
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
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