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GOP Add Surprise $9 Minimum-Wage Provision To Nevada Overtime Bill

Republicans surprised their Democratic colleagues on Friday by tacking a provision raising Nevada’s minimum wage to $9 an hour to a bill that would repeal a law limiting the regular workday to eight hours.

03/20/2015

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House Panel Blocks State Funds For Federal Health Care Law

PHOENIX (AP) — A Republican-dominated House committee approved four bills Wednesday designed to block state spending on federal acts, regulations and executive orders, including President Barack Obama’s health care law. Backers said the bills help […]

02/18/2015

The U.S.- Mexico border wall is shown in Nogales, Arizona. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Immigrants’ Chances Tied To Their State’s Policies

A patchwork of rules began to form in states — largely along political lines — after the president allowed some young immigrants to stay in the country. Conservative states like Nebraska and Arizona kept them from getting driver’s licenses while liberal locations were much more welcoming in terms of state services and benefits.

11/28/2014

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Sheriff Casts Critical Eye On Polygamous Community

Mohave County’s sheriff says he’ll cast a critical eye on a polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah line.

11/17/2014

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29:  New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC, which is scheduled to conclude August 30.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

New Mexico Debate In Spanish Part Of Growing Trend

The moderator gave New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez the nod to start her opening statement. She smiled, then looked at the camera.

10/07/2014

Organizers cited problems with scheduling and convention space in a letter sent to the Republican National Committee. (Getty Images)

Las Vegas Drops Bid For 2016 GOP Convention

Organizers cited problems with scheduling and convention space in a letter sent to the Republican National Committee.

05/22/2014

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D’s Lead R’s in Nevada Registration Race

Nevada Democrats retain a 64,000 voter registration lead over Republicans as the 2014 election season ramps up.

05/01/2014

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Republican Activists Push Party On Gay Marriage

As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions, part of a broader campaign to get the GOP to appeal to younger voters by de-emphasizing social issues.

04/23/2014

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Reid: Koch Brothers Are Un-American

Senate’s top Democrat accuses billionaire brothers of using their money to spread political lies.

02/27/2014

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Voter Roll Cleanup Brings Decline In Voters

Nevada has 50,607 fewer registered voters because of routine cleanup of county voter rolls.

01/03/2014

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