Lindsay K. Saunders, Nevada CurrentFebruary 20, 2024 I had a baby in 2021 and quickly learned how parenting and child care expenses add up. My husband and I had saved up for months to afford my unpaid maternity leave — I kept working even after my water broke because we needed every penny. It was a …
The state agency charged with overseeing services to Nevadans with disabilities or special health care needs is facing “major vacancy rates,” with the largest shortfall among social workers and specialists who provide oversight to state long-term care facilities, lawmakers were told Wednesday.
Immigration advocates are calling on President Joe Biden to use his executive authority to expand work permits and deportation protections to undocumented immigrant spouses of U.S. citizens.
Former President Donald Trump’s days fighting criminal charges in two courts could be arriving soon.
The U.S. Senate is expected to head to trial later this month after House Republicans impeached Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Tuesday in a historic move against a sitting Cabinet member.
As mayors and governors clamor for help coping with the influx of asylum seekers arriving in the nation’s metropolitan areas, a bipartisan compromise negotiated in the Senate would allow migrants to begin supporting themselves sooner than the current 180-day waiting period.
Tribal members who reside on a reservation or colony in Nevada can now register and vote from the comfort of their own homes using an electronic ballot system, making 2024 Nevada’s most accessible election year for Native American voters yet.
While legal, the party’s decision to host a competing nominating contest in the state has confused and angered GOP voters.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday night released a $118.28 billion global security package that includes a long-anticipated overhaul of immigration law negotiated by a bipartisan trio of senators.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Wednesday evening to assist low-income families through an expansion of the child tax credit and the bill now awaits approval in the Senate. But some organizations are also highlighting a separate tax credit for child and dependent care, which they say is not providing adequate assistance to families and providers amid rising costs.