Keyla Vega, a mother of two, moved to Reno, Nev. one week after hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico and in lieu of focusing on its aftermath, Vega plans to settle into a new life on the mainland.
In August, the Trump administration rescinded the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals Act, which will be fully phased out on March 5, 2018, giving Congress until Dec. 8 to pass a new act. Nevada’s response to this deadline has the two main political parties pushing for separate acts.
If you’ve ever wanted fish to nibble the dead skin off your feet, Assembly Bill 158 is for you. AB158 is sponsored by Assemblyman Jim Marchant, R-Las Vegas, who hopes legalizing the use of fish for pedicures will boost the Nevada economy.
Senate Bill 223, one of the only bills in the Nevada Legislature this session to address immigration, died on March 28. SB223 would have put in place restrictions on local law enforcement in regards to what they can do in terms of immigration enforcement.
Assembly Bill 145 is proposing to extend the statute of limitations for victims of child sexual abuse by one decade, increasing the timeframe a victim can sue from 10 to 20 years on civil cases.
According to Statistic Brain, approximately 36 percent of people ages 18 to 25 have at least one tattoo. Meet local tattooer Albert Rivas and learn how he got his start in the business.
It is March 1, the beginning of a month dedicated to celebrating women’s history and female lawmakers make up a record-breaking 40 percent of the seats in the Nevada Legislature. The Equal Rights Amendment passed in the Nevada Senate by a vote of 13 to 8.
E-commerce company Zazzle is predicted to bring nearly 250 jobs to the City of Reno through their new core distribution and manufacturing center at the South Valley Commerce Center later this year.
Despite the Reno City Council’s troubling year of sexual misconduct investigations, excessive debt creation and city gentrification problems, Mayor Hillary Schieve went into little detail about last year’s chaos in her State of the City Address last Thursday evening.
The concerns they heard ranged from students not knowing how their families would be affected by potential changes, to federal legislation, to teachers not knowing how to help their undocumented students feel safe in the classroom.