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Audit: State Overspent On Dental Work For Jobless

State auditors say Nevada’s employment department paid nearly a million dollars more than it should have on dental care after a program for people with disabilities got out of hand.

10/07/2014

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New Program Helps Unemployed Get Back To Work

A $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor could help some of Nevada’s long-term unemployed get back in the game.

06/27/2014

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Heller Crossing Aisle For Speech

Senator Dean Heller is continuing a recent tradition of Republicans and Democrats sitting together for the State of the Union.

01/28/2014

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Horsford: 21,000 Nevadans Lost Benefits

Rep. Steven Horsford says 21,000 Nevadans have lost extended jobless benefits since the federal program expired Dec. 28.

01/24/2014

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Nevada Jobless Rate Falls To 9 Percent In November

Unemployment rate is the lowest in 5 years.

12/20/2013

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Extending Benefits For Nevada’s Unemployed?

Nevada Republican U.S. Senator Dean Heller and Rhode Island Democratic Senator Jack Reed have introduced a bill to temporarily extend federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed.

12/19/2013

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Jobless Benefit Cuts Affect 17,000 Here

A federal budget deal does not address looming cuts in benefit extentions

12/11/2013

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Nevada Lowering Unemployment Tax

Nevada businesses will be saving some money next year.

12/06/2013

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Nev. Jobless Rate Remains At 9.5 Percent In August

Nevada’s unemployment rate held steady at 9.5 percent in August, maintaining the highest jobless rate in the country even though it added 11,200 jobs from a month ago, state officials said Friday.

09/20/2013

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Unemployment Website Back In Business

State officials say a backlog of jobless benefits is being cleared as a new computer system comes online.

09/10/2013

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