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  1. This land is our land, but Republicans see it differentlyRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    It's the time of year when family conversations turn to summer vacation. Who among us hasn't felt renewed after day-tripping, camping or renting a cabin in the wilderness that is held in trust for us by our federal government? Whether hiking, fishing, star-gazing, taking pictures or just breathing deeply, a visit to a wilderness area is an antidote to many of life's stresses and pressures - the chance to get away from it all and to build memories that will be cherished for years.


  2. LETTERS: Yucca a dangerous waste of moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Here we go again. We start thinking the Yucca Mountain Project is dead, and a band of congressmen led by Rep. John Shimkus of Illinois uses its Easter recess to try to resurrect it .


  3. Mulvaney demands NCUA budget transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | NAFCU

    Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., echoed NAFCU's call for more transparency about the NCUA budget during a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing on regulatory relief Thursday and emphasized the need for open budget hearings, which have not been held since 2009. Mulvaney asked NCUA Director of Examination and Insurance Larry Fazio why the agency has not continued having open budget hearings.


  4. Letters for April 23, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    I'd like to thank Sheila Leslie for her rational opinions and strong voice. I never miss her column.


  5. Lynch confirmed as Obama's new AGRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    The 56-43 vote ended a five-month deadlock that made her wait longer for confirmation than the last seven attorneys general combined. Lynch is the first black woman to become the top U.S. law enforcement official.


  6. Heck doing 'due diligence' to look at run for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Rep. Joe Heck speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Interstate-11/Boulder City Bypass project near Boulder City, Monday, April 6, 2015. The popular congressman has won a swing district three times.


  7. Manchin seeks to loosen ROV regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Logan Banner

    On Wed., April 22, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Dean Heller introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at preventing unnecessary and burdensome regulations on recreational off-highway vehicles put forth by the Consumer Product Safety Commission .


  8. Anti-trafficking bill would give security, border patrol more trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    A long-stalled bill that aims to combat human trafficking passed the Senate on Wednesday with the fingerprints of several Nevada lawmakers. An amendment approved by senators would give airport security agents and border patrol officers extra training in how to detect people being smuggled into and out of the country, and their captors.


  9. Senate Control Will Likely Hinge on Presidential RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Political Wire

    Doug Sosnik : "After picking up nine seats in the 2014 elections, Republicans maintain a decisive 54-seat majority in the Senate. In 2016, they will face a much more difficult map that coincides with a presidential election year.


  10. CBO Puts Broadcaster Auction Cut at 25-75 PercentRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | TV Technology

    The Congressional Budget Office estimates that broadcasters' cut from incentive auction proceeds could range from 25 to 75 percent, depending on the market. The CBO also hasn't moved far from its original estimate for how much the auction is likely to net for the fed, from $24.5 billion in 2011 to a median of $25 billion now, according to correspondence between the CBO and a lawmaker.


  11. A monumental push: Reid plans to designate two more areas for protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A campsite is seen in the Whitney Pockets area of Gold Butte, Aug. 4, 2013. Sandstone rock formations and Joshua trees protect primitive campsites.


  12. Time to make the New Markets Tax Credit permanentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Hill

    Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch and Ranking Member Ron Wyden are looking to address the nation's tax code and create an efficient and fairer system. To take this on, they formed five Tax Reform Working Groups last month, each covering a specific jurisdiction and tasked with getting input from the public and stakeholders on how our country's tax policies affect people, businesses and communities.


  13. Mark Amodei, others meet with Nevada Rural Electric Association delegatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Nevada Appeal

    Congressman Mark Amodei, members of the Nevada State Senate and Assembly and the heads of several government agencies met with delegates to the 2015 Nevada Rural Electric Association Legislative Conference in Carson City on Thursday and Friday. This year's summit provided an opportunity for the state's public power representatives to engage with state and national leaders to address important issues facing rural Nevada.


  14. Name calling, the 'doc fix' and Miss Cherry Blossom: Nevada's week in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Las Vegas Sun

    After two weeks in their home states, members of Congress gaveled back in session this week, picking up right where they left off. That meant a week of debates over abortion, Iran's nuclear ambitions, budget proposals and, for Nevada's delegation, Yucca Mountain.


  15. Cedric Nicholson: Have women become forgotten veterans of military service?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Deseret News

    Sen. Dean Heller, R-NV, and Patty Murray, D-WA, have come up with the solution to the lack of gender-specific care for women veterans. They have introduced Senate Bill 471, the Women Veteran Access to Quality Care Act of 2015, in the 115th Congress.


  16. Gun Owners of America leads coalition opposing Lynch confirmationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 |

    Predicting that confirmation of Loretta Lynch for Attorney General will constitute "the Supreme Court's fifth vote in waiting," Gun Owners of America posted an alert Thursday urging members and supporters to contact their senators, especially Republicans, to oppose the nomination process "at every step." The key, GOA asserts, will be if Majority Leader Mitch McConnell requires the Lynch nomination to "clear a 60-vote hurdle ... rather than just passing with a mere 51-vote majority."


  17. Tax Day is over: Tax scams are notRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Fresno Bee

    The IRS does not ask for payment through prepaid cards or money transfers, or request a credit card number over the phone. What to do if you get a call from someone who claims to be with the Internal Revenue Service asking you to pay back taxes: – If you owe or think you might owe federal taxes, hang up and call the IRS at 800-829-1040.


  18. Marco Rubio is pretty far from his constituents on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    Sen. Marco Rubio announces his bid for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidentialrace during a speech in Miami on Monday. In Florida, the threat of climate change - principally manifested in the form of rising seas - is kind of obvious.


  19. Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Require Budget Hearings from NCUARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | American Banker

    Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Dean Heller, R-Nev., introduced a bill Tuesday that would require the National Credit Union Administration to hold public hearings and receive comments on its annual operating budget.


  20. backed Senate bill requires NCUA budget hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | NAFCU

    Sens. Dean Heller, R-Nev., and Mark Warner, D-Va., today introduced bipartisan legislation sought by NAFCU to require public hearings on NCUA's annual budget and ensure NCUA makes a detailed business-type draft budget publicly available through the Federal Register . Titled the "National Credit Union Administration Budget Transparency Act," the new bill would require NCUA to provide notice of a public hearing on its budget and invite comments.