In The News

Sep 22, 2017
Planned Parenthood needs our support

Editor’s note: Although the Senate’s dramatic July vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act bought a reprieve for Planned Parenthood, which was facing the loss of its federal funding as a result of the vote, anti-abortion groups haven’t given up their effort to defund the organization.

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Sep 22, 2017
$20M in federal grants coming to Clark County

Dozens of local projects can advance now that $20.2 million in federal grants will be funneled to local governments in Southern Nevada.

U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., announced the award this week, which Clark County will share with the cities within it.

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Sep 22, 2017
Proposal could raise fees for Red Rock scenic drive visitors

A car trip to Red Rock Canyon’s 13-mile scenic drive could double in cost in the next year and nearly triple by 2023 if proposed fee hikes are approved.

Sep 22, 2017
3News: Trump’s morning tweets have local LGBTQ vets asking, ‘What’s next?’

With three simple tweets Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump reversed an Obama-era policy of letting transgender Americans serve openly in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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Sep 22, 2017
DailyCaller: Members of Congress Introduce Bill to Limit Veterans Affairs Dog Experiments

Republican Virginia Rep. Dave Brat and Democratic Nevada Rep. Dina Titus introduced a bill Wednesday to limit dog experiments at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

The bill, called the Preventing Unkind and Painful Procedures and Experiments on Respected Species Act (PUPPERS Act), aims to block any medical experiments that cause pain or distress to dogs.

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Sep 22, 2017
Bloomberg: Chao Distances Herself From Trump's Harsh Air-Traffic Claims

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao distanced herself from President Donald Trump’s searing assessment of the U.S. air-traffic system in her testimony before a House committee on a plan to strip it out of government.

Sep 22, 2017
Bloomberg: Cities Push Back as Trump Aims to Cut Anti-terrorism Funding

Cities are pushing back on the possibility of losing millions of dollars in U.S. anti-terrorism grants under President Donald Trump's spending plan — the third straight White House that has moved to cut the funding.

Sep 22, 2017
Trump outlines plan to privatize air traffic control system

President Donald Trump announced Monday an initiative to reform the nation’s air traffic control system, which he said is woefully behind the times.

Sep 22, 2017
Democrats decry Trump's expected withdrawal from Paris climate pact

Democrats quickly denounced the Trump administration's expected move to withdraw from the Paris climate accord Wednesday, calling it a political decision with grave ramifications for the well-being of the planet.

Sep 22, 2017
Travel industry worried proposed budget will cut Brand USA

The U.S. travel industry is expressing concern about the proposed elimination of funding for Brand USA in President Donald Trump’s budget plan.