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At Basque Fry, a show of pro-Trump unity, calls to fight 'for the soul of our country'
Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez
September 15th, 2019 - 2:00am
Speakers included White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, who encouraged a crowd that organizers pegged at 1,500 to counter the latest Democratic wins in the state. Laxalt, who said he is not running for office next year, said his mission is to help re-elect President Trump and help other Republican candidates win.
Indy DC Download: Delegation splits on House bills to rein in offshore drilling as Senate approves 150th judge
Humberto Sanchez
September 14th, 2019 - 2:00am
Back from their August recess, the Democratic-controlled House last week approved three bills to ban offshore oil and gas exploration off the nation’s eastern and western coasts, off the coast of Florida and in Alaska’s Arctic wildlife refuge, all which split the Nevada delegation along party lines.
Vegas chamber reps went to DC, talked to Nevada delegation about trade, transportation
Humberto Sanchez
September 14th, 2019 - 2:00am
Las Vegas chamber representatives came to the nation’s capital last week to advocate for a new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, but Nevada delegation members expressed concerns about worker protections and election-year politics holding up the deal.
Podcast: Tina Quigley, outgoing transportation chief, talks past, present and future of Southern Nevada mobility
Jackie Valley
September 13th, 2019 - 3:45pm
Tina Quigley, the longtime head of the Regional Transportation Commission, announced Thursday that she’s retiring from her post in November, ending her career in the public sector. She previously spent 15 years working at McCarran International Airport. While mum on her next steps, Quigley sat down for an interview on the Indy Matters podcast to discuss her tenure with the RTC.
School trustees approve two-year contracts for teachers and police administrators
Jackie Valley
September 13th, 2019 - 2:00am
The Clark County School Board of Trustees approved a contract Thursday night with the union representing licensed educators, formalizing a tentative agreement reached last month amid threats of a teacher strike.
At UNLV panel, Reid, Heller say don’t count on Trump losing in 2020
Jacob Solis and Shannon Miller
September 13th, 2019 - 2:00am
Dean Heller and Harry Reid didn’t agree on much during their time together in the U.S. Senate. But in Las Vegas on Thursday, they agreed on one thing: Don’t count out President Trump. 
Report: Nevada sent 170 children in juvenile justice, child welfare systems out of state for treatment
Megan Messerly
September 13th, 2019 - 2:00am
Nevada sent more than 150 children in its juvenile justice and child welfare systems out of state for behavioral health treatment last year, some of them thousands of miles away to far-flung facilities in Detroit, Nashville and Savannah.
Change to firearms law means domestic violence crimes serious enough for jury trial, Nevada Supreme Court rules
Riley Snyder
September 12th, 2019 - 1:52pm
In a unanimous decision published Thursday, the seven members of the Court ruled in favor of a petitioner, Christopher Anderson, who had appealed charges of battery offense constituting domestic violence on the grounds that he was erroneously denied the right to a jury trial.
State, major payday lender again face off in court over "refinancing" high-interest loans
Riley Snyder
September 12th, 2019 - 2:00am
The state’s Financial Institutions Division, represented by Attorney General Aaron Ford’s office, recently appealed a lower court’s ruling to the Nevada Supreme Court which found state laws prohibiting the refinancing of high-interest loans don’t necessarily apply to a certain kind of loan offered by Titlemax, a prominent title lender with more than 40 locations in the state. 
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