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  1. Sen. Dean Heller: Can't live without FaceTime, puts family firstRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Editor's Note: With the close of 2014, here is the next in our series of candid Q&As with 14 prominent Nevada personalities, who were asked to answer 14 questions in 14 or fewer words.

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  2. Reid: Yucca Mountain Project Will Never Be BuiltRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Sen. Harry Reid claimed another victory Thursday in his never-ending fight to kill the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project - and ensure it stays dead. "The latest study released by the NRC acknowledges one of the major weaknesses of the effort to resurrect Yucca Mountain: the federal government does not have the water it needs nor control of the land necessary to build a nuclear waste dump in Nevada," Reid said in a release.

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  3. Lake Mead "Samaritan" bill dies in SenateRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

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  4. Former Sandoval staffer named CEO of builders groupRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

    Stewart "Mac" Bybee, a former director of public relations and community affairs for Gov. Brian Sandoval, has been named president and chief executive officer of the Nevada chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors. Bybee, who worked on the staff of Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., for six years, will be responsible for promoting open competition and free enterprise, the association said in a news release today.

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  5. Senate approves short sale tax breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Housing Wire

    Homeowners who had short sales in 2014 are now one giant step closer to receiving tax relief on any money they received as the result of the sale of their home, after the Senate passed the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act by a wide margin on Tuesday. In a vote late Tuesday, the Senate passed an extension of the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act by a vote of 76-16.

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  6. Realtors(R) Applaud Final Passage of Legislation to Extend Key Real Estate Tax ProvisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Market Wire

    "The package of tax extensions approved by the U.S. House and Senate, and headed to the President's desk for signature, includes important provisions that will help distressed homeowners and commercial property investors with transactions made during 2014. NAR applauds Congressional leaders in both chambers for their effort to pass this legislation before adjournment.

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  7. Cruz Apologizes for Ruining WeekendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WHO-TV

    Sen. Ted Cruz apologized Tuesday to Republican senators for disrupting their schedules last weekend when he unexpectedly forced the chamber to be in session after Senate leaders had agreed to send everyone home. "It was a sincere effort to apologize to those he may have put out," said Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nevada, about the apology, which was delivered behind closed doors at the weekly Republican policy lunch in the Capitol.

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  8. Heller Pledges Yucca Mountain Will Stay Dead Despite Leaving Energy CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Roll Call

    The Yucca Mountain fight continues as committee assignments for the 114th Congress raise questions about what's next for the issue. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., pledged that a proposal to build a nuclear waste depository at Yucca Mountain would remain dead even though he is stepping away from the Energy and Natural Resources Committee to join the Finance Committee.

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  9. Heller says Ted Cruz shows 'disrespect' for Senate colleaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Count Nevada Sen. Dean Heller among Senate Republicans frustrated at the antics of colleague Ted Cruz, who kept the Senate open Saturday and allowed Sen. Harry Reid to more easily power through the president's nominations. A clearly frustrated Heller said that while he hosted a Thursday policy luncheon for Republican senators, he asked Cruz "to give us any comments, any comments he wanted to make."

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  10. Heller assigned to powerful Senate Finance panelRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada Sen. Dean Heller has announced he'll be serving on the powerful Senate Finance Committee during the upcoming congressional session. The Republican senator is adding the assignment to seats on committees for Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; Commerce, Science, and Transportation; Veterans' Affairs, and the Special Committee on Aging.

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  11. GOP, Eager to Set Policy, Names Senators to Top CommitteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | News Max

    Republicans gained seats on powerful committees in Congress, marking an opportunity for them to put their stamp on key legislation in the new year, Politico reported. With a 54-46 seat majority in the 114th Congress, GOP senators gain three seats on several top committees, Politico noted, including Finance, Judiciary, and Environment and Public Works.

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  12. Big expectations for JCCT - Finance adds GOP members - Commerce to make solar decisionRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Politico

    BUSINESSES WANT JCCT TO DELIVER: U.S. business groups are looking for progress on a number of Chinese trade irritants in areas ranging from agriculture to competition to investment policy at a high-level bilateral government meeting this week in Chicago. One big issue expected on the agenda of the upcoming U.S.-China Joint Committee on Commerce and Trade meeting on Wednesday and Thursday is China's slow approval of genetically modified crops already cleared for planting in the United States.

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  13. Heller DeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KRNV-TV Reno

    Nevada Sen. Dean Heller has announced he'll be serving on the powerful Senate Finance Committee during the upcoming congressional session. The Republican senator is adding the assignment to seats on committees for Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; Commerce, Science, and Transportation; Veterans' Affairs, and the Special Committee on Aging.

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  14. Carson City Sen. Dean Heller named to finance, other key committeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Nevada Appeal

    Newly in the majority, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., has been named to a series of committee posts including the powerful Senate Finance Committee. "Each of these committees provides an avenue for me to best serve the people of Nevada," the Carson City native said.

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  15. Republicans poised to gain committee seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Politico

    The Kansas senator, who as chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee oversaw the GOP's sweeping midterm election gain of nine seats, was rewarded for his loyal service with a seat on the Senate Commerce Committee, to go along with spots on Banking and Appropriations. In addition to having a say in yearly federal spending and a plum fundraising position on the Banking Committee, Moran will be able weigh in on aviation policy that's critical to Kansas' aviation industry on the Commerce Committee.

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  16. Tech heads call for digital privacy lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Hill

    Top tech executives want Congress to update a decades-old privacy law to clarify that the government's can't use a warrant to nab emails and other digital information stored abroad. A major digital privacy law stretches back to 1986, Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith noted during a panel discussion on Monday, which has created troubling uncertainty about people's privacy protections and companies' legal obligations.

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  17. Land bills pass SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    Land bills pass Senate Lyon County Economic Development, Conservation Act now heads to Obama for final approval. Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/1At3JX3 This is part of the land area in Mason Valley that would be included in the Lyon County Economic Development and Conservation Act, which was approved in the House of Representatives Monday as part of a larger northern Nevada public lands bill.

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  18. Senator says 'bad journalism a setback' for campus rape victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Arbiter

    Sen. Claire McCaskill said Tuesday that "bad journalism" in Rolling Stone magazine about an alleged gang rape is a "setback" for victims of sexual assault on campus and efforts to help them. Testifying before a Senate subcommittee reviewing a campus sexual assault bill she co-sponsors, McCaskill said she was "saddened and angry" about a story of an alleged rape at a University of Virginia fraternity that Rolling Stone has now retracted.

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  19. Latest local land bill version passes House, to SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    Latest local land bill version passes House, to Senate Latest local land bill version passes House in NDAA, could pass Senate this week. Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/1Ai7qPj Yerington Mayor George Dini, here besides some Pumpkin Hollow core samples in a 2011 photo, is anxiously awaiting passage of the bill that would convey BLM property to the City of Yerington.

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  20. Jobs and growth: Why lands bills could mean plenty for Las VegansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Eric Scott, a paleontologist from San Bernardino County Museum, talks Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, about a partially unearthed Columbian Mammoth tusk in the proposed Tule Springs National Monument area in the north Las Vegas Valley. By the end of this week, Las Vegans could have something that has eluded them for years: Thousands of acres of federal land to develop commercially.

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