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Friday Jul 11 | The Las Vegas Sun

Dina Titus takes on Yucca, and Dean Heller grills NCAA president

Nevada's congressional delegation tried its best this week to strip federal funding for research to store the nation's nuclear waste in Nevada's Yucca Mountain, but it was a futile effort.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Senator Dean Heller, Democrat, Harry Reid, Nevada

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Hill

House rejects bids to abandon nuclear waste site at Yucca Mountain

Rep. Dina Titus offered two amendments to the fiscal 2015 Energy-Water appropriations bill to block the potential facility.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Republican, John Shimkus

The Las Vegas Sun

Chances slim for law to blunt court's ruling on contraceptives

It's got a catchy name, but a proposal by Senate Democrats to override a Supreme Court decision striking down part of a federal mandate requiring companies to provide women with birth control isn't likely to become law anytime soon.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steven Horsford, US House of Representatives

The Las Vegas Sun

Congress clears Henderson to buy, clean up toxic mine site

An abandoned mine outside Henderson could go from toxic eyesore to residential high-rises after Congress approved the sale more than 900 acres of federal land to the city of Henderson.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NV, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Boulder City, NV, Democrat, Harry Reid

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Big News Network.com

Titus criticizes GOP leadership at Las Vegas immigration event

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Sat Jun 28, 2014

KSL-TV

$230K grant will help homeless veterans in Vegas

A southern Nevada program that helps homeless veterans get back on their feet is getting a boost from the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Bill would increase VA medical resident ranks

Two thousand medical residency positions at Veterans Affairs Department hospitals would be created under legislation introduced by three Democratic members of Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hines, IL, World News

The Las Vegas Sun

In a rare swing district, Republican Rep. Joe Heck faces test from Democrat Erin Bilbray

In a relatively quiet Nevada election year, the race to represent Henderson and Boulder City in Congress will be big and bitter in one of America's last true swing districts in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Henderson, NV, Boulder City, NV, Las Vegas, NV

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Big News Network.com

Disabled vet illustrates need for home tax credit

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Same-Sex Benefits Expansion Comes With Caveats

But this significant expansion of benefits for same-sex married couples comes with a caveat: Federal statutes prohibit the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Social Security Administration from extending some benefits to same-sex married couples.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate

Washington Times

VA official pressed over exec who falsely claimed degree

The official in charge of human resources at the Department of Veterans Affairs faced pointed questions from lawmakers while trying to explain Friday why a high-ranking executive who falsely claimed she'd earned a master's degree received tens of thousands of dollars in bonuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sierra Pacific Resources New, Energy, Jeff Miller, Republican

The Las Vegas Sun

Washington memo: Rep. Steven Horsford and the long road to getting things done

Rep. Steven Horsford, a Democrat representing North Las Vegas and central Nevada, has spent his entire first year and a half in Congress trying to get a top Veterans Affairs official to sign a piece of paper.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Steven Horsford, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Dean Heller, Harry Reid

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Nevada advocates lobby Washington to oppose bigger trucks on roadways

The goal of the Nevada Highway Patrol's Badge on Board program is to reduce crashes involving commercial trucks and passenger vehicles.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Democrat, Representative Dean Heller, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Hill

'Will on the Hill' pokes fun at 2016 politics

On Tuesday night, you could find many of them taking the stage at the packed Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington and yukking it up in the annual "Will on the Hill" benefit performance.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim McDermott, Washington, Washington Government, Republican, Representative Michael Grimm, Carolyn Maloney

Sun Jun 15, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Has I-11 hit a dead end?

From left, Arizona Department of Transportation Director John Halikowski, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, Steven Horsford, D-Nev., and Nevada Department of Transportation Director Rudy Malfabon unveil a sign marking the corridor for the future Interstate 11 between Phoenix and Las Vegas, Friday, March 21, 2014, at the Hoover ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Steven Horsford, Harry Reid, US Senate, Brian Sandoval, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Las Vegas, NV

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