Reid Statement on Moapa Solar Project

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Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Nevada Public Utilities Commission this week rejected a proposal to build a 200 megawatt solar power plant at the Moapa River Paiute Indian Reservation for the benefit of all … [Read more...]

Media Forum for local candidates now on YouTube

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Thanks to the staff of Let's Talk Nevada, the MLN is able to provide you with the videos from the Media Candidate Forum at Wolf Creek Golf Course on October 8, 2014. Click any of the links below to view the videos. VVWD Candidates OPD … [Read more...]

Overton Power District Candidates Answer Questions from MLN

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The Mesquite Local News emailed out questionnaires to each of the candidates running for the Overton Power District Board of Trustee's. Below are the answers to those who submitted a response. None of the responses have been edited whatsoever by … [Read more...]

Flores meets with community

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Lucy Flores, candidate for Lieutenant Governor, was in Mesquite Tuesday visiting with residents at the Mesquite Senior center. When asked what she can do for Mesquite if elected, she stated in her email: "Nevada was hard hit by the recession. … [Read more...]

Nevada Secretary of State Launches Online Resource for Registration, Ballot Delivery for Overseas Military Voting

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Secretary of State Ross Miller today unveiled Nevada's Effective Absentee System for Elections, or EASE, an online application that seamlessly integrates voter registration and electronic ballot delivery and marking. EASE is available to members of … [Read more...]

Horsford’s office cancels September’s hours in Mesquite

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In a statement received by the City of Mesquite this morning, Congressman Steven Horsford's office will not be holding his normal office hours in Mesquite this month. "Unfortunately, with a number of staff members travelling this week in addition … [Read more...]

Horsford Works With Park Service to Waive Fees for Those Affected By Flooding

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On Tuesday, Representative Steven Horsford (NV-4) made the following announcement regarding flooding around the Las Vegas Valley area: “After speaking with the National Park Service (NPS), my office was able to work with local and national agency … [Read more...]

Congressman Steven Horsford Invites you to the Senior Resource Fair

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Congressman Horsford will be visiting Mesquite on August 6, 2014, (Wednesday) at the Mesquite Senior Center from 11:00 PM -1:00 PM. located on 102 West Old Mill Road. The Congressman will be available to assist with questions in the areas of … [Read more...]

Cliven Bundy and the dangers of fueling extremism

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By Steven Horsford July 18 Steven Horsford, a Democrat, represents Nevada’s 4th District in the House of Representatives. It has been more than three months since my constituents in Bunkerville, Nev., had their lives turned upside down by the … [Read more...]

Reed, Heller Introduce New Bill to Extend Unemployment Insurance Benefits

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New Reed-Heller bill presents another opportunity to get UI benefits in the hands of Americans who need them  (Washington, D.C.) – In their continued effort to provide relief for job-seeking Americans, U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Dean … [Read more...]