It’s Day 17 of the 2017 Legislative Session. After a busy Tuesday, things calm down a bit for Wednesday.
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It’s the start of the third week of the 2017 Legislative Session, and Day 15 is going to be busy.
Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump’s remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. The American president now says he was referring to something he saw on television.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency says it already has conducted tests of a “directed-energy airborne laser” fired from a military drone that would be capable of zapping rockets almost as soon as they are launched.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington’s support for the union and its commitment to European security through the NATO military alliance.
WASHINGTON — A draft of President Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven’t used it yet.
Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn’t forget America’s first inhabitants as he promises to put “America first.” Tribes have been reaching out to the Republican administration since it took office last month, saying they’re ready to help it meet its campaign promises of improving the economy and creating more jobs for Americans.
Earlier this month, President Donald Trump tapped Vice President Mike Pence to head up a commission on voter fraud . Pence should start his investigation right here in Nevada, where the motto of our voter registration system might as well be “Trust, don’t verify.”
The issue of increasing the minimum wage saw a spirited debate in the Nevada Legislature last week, and it will be front and center again as lawmakers enter week three of the 2017 session. Lawmakers are not taking Presidents Day off.
Hundreds of scientists, environmental advocates and their supporters held a rally in Boston on Sunday to protest what they see as increasing threats to science and research in the U.S.