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On the day after Labor Day, congressional Nevada Democrats told union members and leadership they will keep pushing for labor-related bills to be brought up in the Senate, despite ongoing Republican animus toward bringing up many left-leaning issues in Congress’ upper chamber.
Toward the end of the 2018 spring semester, Robert Armour learned that his colon cancer had metastasized to his liver and advanced to stage four. The doctoral student at Argosy University’s Schaumburg campus in Illinois took a leave of absence from his psychology program to undergo treatment.
Nevada’s public lands provide a litany of opportunities for outdoor recreation, habitat for wildlife and simple beauty. People come from around the world and across the country to experience these majestic sites. In every corner of the state, Nevadans and visitors spend time outside with family and friends — hiking, camping, hunting, fishing and enjoying the great outdoors.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The man responsible for a deadly mass shooting in the Bay Area last weekend bought his gun in Nevada, according to law enforcement authorities. A total of three people were killed, and 12 others were injured in the Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California.
WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a resolution condemning bigotry and anti-Semitism, a measure seen as an indirect rebuke of statements about Israel made by Rep. Ilhan Omar that fractured the Democratic caucus and set off a furor that party leaders have struggled to contain.
Members of Nevada’s congressional delegation have continued to file legislation aimed at Yucca Mountain.
Sen. Jacky Rosen and Rep. Susie Lee, along with Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto and Reps. Mark Amodei and Steven Horsford, introduced the Jobs, Not Waste Act, which would put a hold on any action on the Yucca Mountain site.
WASHINGTON — Nevada lawmakers tried to create a new roadblock to transforming Yucca Mountain into a nuclear waste repository on Thursday by introducing bills in the House and Senate that would require the government to study alternative uses of the site.
The Jobs, Not Waste Act is being spearheaded by Democrats Jacky Rosen in the Senate and Susie Lee in the House.
Nevada lawmakers have introduced a bill in Congress that would stop any attempt to revive the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site.
WASHINGTON — Nevada lawmakers will fire the first shot Tuesday in the expected legislative battle over Yucca Mountain in the new Congress.
Members of Nevada’s congressional delegation are attempting to ensure states have a voice in the construction of nuclear waste repositories.