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Congress | Government | IndyBlog

Trump puts Nevada judge on list for SCOTUS

September 9th, 2020 - 2:29pm
In an effort to energize his supporters ahead of the November election, President Donald Trump Wednesday added former Nevada Solicitor General Lawrence VanDyke and 19 other conservative judges to his list of potential nominees to the Supreme Court.

Congress | Immigration

Cortez Masto: ICE detention center in Pahrump appears clean, but underscores immigration enforcement ‘is just broken’

September 5th, 2020 - 2:00am
The Nevada Democrat toured Nevada Southern Detention Center, which holds Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees as well as inmates in U.S. Marshal custody, as part of an official congressional oversight visit. She said the trip reinforced her position that there need to be major changes in the country’s immigration enforcement practices.

Community | Congress | Economy & Business

As $600 extra weekly unemployment payments lapse, some Nevadans wonder if they can make it

July 26th, 2020 - 2:00am
The extra $600 per week in unemployment benefits from the federal government has made a major impact in some Nevadans’ lifestyles during the pandemic, from helping some to keep financially afloat and avoid dipping into savings and fueling more discretionary spending for others. Whether used for need or want, many beneficiaries are hoping it will continue.

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