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Senate Adds Nevada To Immigration Panel

The Senate has agreed to give Nevada a place on a border security panel that will form if federal authorities can’t come up with a way to stop 90 percent of illegal border crossings.

06/20/2013

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House Denies Anti-Terrorism Funds For Las Vegas

An amendment to help restore federal funding for homeland security in Las Vegas and other cities has failed to win passage.

06/06/2013

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Security Cameras Installed Along Strip

Dozens of eyes will be watching you along the Las Vegas Strip.

06/04/2013

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Clark County Appeals Reduced Homeland Security Funding

Las Vegas-area elected officials are calling for federal funding administrators to reconsider the ranking the Clark County area is set to receive in a Homeland Security funding formula.

04/23/2013

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Arizona Bill Requires Police To Get Search Warrants To Use Drones

Law enforcement agencies in Arizona would need search warrants before using unmanned aircraft to gather evidence if a measure being debated by the state House of Representatives becomes law.

03/07/2013

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NM Security Official Tries To Take Gun On Flight

Albuquerque airport officials say the second-in-command of New Mexico’s domestic security agency was caught trying to bring a loaded gun through a security checkpoint.

09/19/2012

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Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

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Senator Harry Reid Focuses On Manners

If Senator Harry Reid has his way, airport security workers will be nicer to international travelers.

04/05/2012

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Las Vegas Identity Theft And Trafficking Ring Lead To Arrest

Nineteen people were arrested inNevada and eight other states in a Las Vegas-based identity theft and trafficking ring that a federal prosecutor characterized as a sophisticated racketeering organization involving 50 people nationwide.

03/16/2012