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by Shaundell Newsome on September 1, 2021
We want to HEAR from YOU! Nevadans your input on the American Rescue Plan is needed.
by Shaundell Newsome on September 1, 2021
The offices of Governor, Steve Sisolak, and State Treasurer, Zach Conine, have partnered with local agencies to conduct outreach in Northern and Southern Nevada to boost awareness about the $2.7 billion, and to encourage participation in a survey.... Read full article
by Debbie Conway, Clark County Recorder on September 1, 2021
Debbie Conway has served the public for over 20 years and is currently the Clark County Recorder. She oversees approximately 60 employees and operates on a combined budget of approximately $10 million. ... Read full article
by Bishop Derek A. Rimson on September 1, 2021
Being recognized for his role in our community
by Bishop Derek A. Rimson on September 1, 2021
Quintessentially, on Friday, July 30, 2021, the atmosphere was conducive, and the vibe was electrifying anticipating the entrance of the Bishop-Elect Bill Herbert McDonnell, Junior.... Read full article
by Congressman Steven Horsford on September 1, 2021
The American Rescue Plan: Help to Recover and Rebuild from the Pandemic
by Congressman Steven Horsford on September 1, 2021
"Recovering from this pandemic means leaving no family behind. Thanks to the American Rescue Plan — the COVID-19 relief package that I voted to pass earlier this year — help is here for Nevada families." Congressman Steven Horsford... Read full article
"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
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