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March 2, 2019 In The News

House Democrats last week celebrated the passage of a resolution blocking President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration and long-sought gun control bills that would require universal background checks for gun purchases as well as extend the time for the background checks to be completed.

But with opposition from Trump and the Senate GOP, the measures are unlikely to become law.

March 1, 2019 In The News

A bipartisan public lands bill that preserves 1.3 million acres of wilderness passed the House this week with unanimous support from Nevada representatives. The measure passed the Senate earlier this month, and the president is expected to sign it.

February 27, 2019 In The News

LAS VEGAS - One of 8 News NOW's I-Team stories inspired a lawmaker to get involve and take action.  The story shed light on questions about a school for students with special needs, and whether the staff was secluding some students in an outdoor area. 

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February 25, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Former Republican lawmakers and a bipartisan group of past national security officials criticized President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration on the eve of a House vote to terminate the president’s plan to circumvent Congress.

February 24, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — After weeks of sparring over President Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall along the Southwest border, the fight resumes this week in Congress.

House Democrats plan to push forward on a resolution to terminate Trump’s emergency declaration as an unconstitutional bypass of Congress to shift funds from Pentagon projects to pay for a border wall.

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February 22, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — House Democrats filed a resolution of disapproval Friday that would terminate the national emergency declaration made by President Donald Trump earlier this month, saying the president’s move violates authority vested in Congress.

February 22, 2019 In The News

Rep. Susie Lee held a roundtable Thursday to determine the best way forward to advance LGBTQ rights. Among the topics discussed were health issues, sensitivity training and President Donald Trump’s transgender ban in the military.

February 19, 2019 In The News

Teacher Brian Rippet waved a chemistry book in the air Monday morning.

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February 16, 2019 In The News

Congress passed a spending package last week avoiding another government shutdown, but President Donald Trump also set up a showdown with lawmakers with an emergency declaration to fund his border wall.

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