Reports indicate possible reduction in Gold Butte Monument

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According to reports in the Wall Street Journal and other media outlets, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending President Donald Trump make cutbacks and other changes to “nearly half the geographic national monuments he recently … [Read more...]

Some “minor changes” at Nevada’s Gold Butte national monument could be a benefit to the long-term prospects of the city of Mesquite.

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The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported on Monday that U.S Senator Dean Heller (R-Nev) mentioned to reporters that he was informed by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke there will be some adjustments to Gold Butte as well as Basin and Range monument in … [Read more...]

No big announcement at Adam Laxalt’s Basque Fry, but supporters talk as if he’s running for Governor

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By Michelle Rindels and Luz Gray The Nevada Independent https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/no-big-announcement-at-adam-laxalts-basque-fry-but-supporters-talk-like-hes-already-in-governors-race Republican Attorney General … [Read more...]

Wilderness society supports western monuments

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By Dave Maxwell Special to MLN As detailed in published reports, more than 2.7 million people submitted comments during a 60-day comment period to the Department of the Interior, in support of America’s national monuments including local residents … [Read more...]

Legislation to address physician shortage finds bipartisan support from congressional delegation

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By Megan Messerly The Nevada Independent  https://thenevedaindependent.com/ Grappling with one of the worst physician shortages in the nation, members of Nevada’s congressional delegation are backing legislation that would add 15,000 medical … [Read more...]

State considering experimental drug combination for Dozier execution

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LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Corrections announced yesterday that it will carry out the execution of Scott Dozier on Nov. 14, 2017 using an untested, experimental drug combination that has never before been used in an execution by lethal … [Read more...]

Senate Republican Leader Michael Roberson Announces Candidacy for Nevada Lieutenant Governor

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Senate Republican Leader Michael Roberson announced his candidacy for Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, following last week’s announcement that current Lieutenant Governor Mark Hutchison will not be seeking a second term in 2018. Roberson was first … [Read more...]

ACLU of Nevada Opposes Experimental Execution Scheme

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LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Corrections announced yesterday that it will carry out the execution of Scott Dozier on Nov. 14, 2017 using an untested, experimental drug combination that has never before been used in an execution by lethal … [Read more...]

REP. RUBEN J. KIHUEN TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS SHORTAGE OF DOCTORS IN SOUTHERN NEVADA

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On Monday, August 21st at 11:00 am PST, Representative Ruben J. Kihuen will hold a press conference to speak on the legislative work he is doing in Washington, D.C. to address the shortage of doctors in Nevada. The event will highlight the bill the … [Read more...]

Protect our national monuments

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By: Ruben Kihuen July 30, 2017 Last week, I called on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to listen to Nevadans as he continues to review the designations of Gold Butte and Basin and Range as national monuments. My remarks followed a letter I sent … [Read more...]