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Rosen introduces bill to federally fund automating cannabis record sealing at state level

Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) introduced a bill today to create a federal grant program to fund the expunging or sealing of state-level cannabis offenses — using federal dollars to achieve a goal of legislative Democrats who passed a similar bill in 2023 but were stymied by Gov. Joe Lombardo's (R) veto pen.

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D.C. Download: Yucca Mountain rises again in Congress

In a Wednesday hearing on the management of spent nuclear fuel in the House Energy & Commerce Committee — no Nevadans are members — leaders took turns lamenting that the Yucca site, first chosen as the sole site in 1987 and approved for funding in 2002, still houses no nuclear waste due to the power of multiple generations of Nevada politicians.

Biden to visit Las Vegas and Reno

President Joe Biden will travel to both Reno and Las Vegas next week as he barnstorms battleground states this month, his campaign announced Thursday.

'No good options': Popular internet subsidy used by many Nevadans may disappear

Those digital gains are imperiled by a familiar obstacle: congressional inaction. Funding for the ACP is expected to run out in May, causing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to begin winding down the program; it stopped taking new applicants in early February. If Congress does not act to renew the program’s funding, hundreds of thousands of Nevadans could see their Internet bills increase or their service cut.

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