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Democrats make surprising inroads in redistricting fight

Jan. 24, 2022 10:43 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats braced for disaster when state legislatures began redrawing congressional maps, fearing that Republican dominance of statehouses would tilt power away from them for the next decade. But as the redistricting process reaches its final stages, that anxiety is...

National monument proposed for Nevada site sacred to tribes

Jan. 14, 2022 16:03 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada congresswoman and several elected and tribal officials announced support Friday for national monument designation over a broad area south of Las Vegas they say is biologically diverse and rich with Native American cultural significance. The site would be...

US acknowledges shipping Idaho radioactive waste to Nevada

Jan. 12, 2022 21:08 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The federal government acknowledged it has been shipping mixed radioactive waste from a nuclear cleanup site in Idaho to Nevada and New Mexico for disposal. In a statement Tuesday that followed a protest letter from U.S. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada, the U.S....

Anti-COVID mandate Nevada lawmaker to run for Congress

Jan. 04, 2022 17:40 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A state lawmaker who marched in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021, and was later censured for refusing to wear a mask in the Statehouse is running for Congress in Nevada. Annie Black, a Republican Assemblywoman from Mesquite, announced on Tuesday that she...

Yucca Mountain remains in debate over nuclear waste storage

Jan. 01, 2022 13:11 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mounting opposition to proposed nuclear waste storage sites in Texas and New Mexico has kept Yucca Mountain in Nevada in the national debate over what to do with the growing stockpile of radioactive material scattered around the country. The Biden administration is...

Progressives say Nevada redistricting maps split Latino vote

Nov. 13, 2021 21:04 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A congressional district map that would bolster Democrats' advantage in Nevada swing districts is angering progressives who argue in the process it dilutes minority voting power by splitting Latinos across three districts. The map proposed by...

Nevada lawmakers begin redrawing state's political maps

Nov. 12, 2021 21:57 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Frustrations from Republicans and progressive organizers alike slowly surfaced Friday as Nevada lawmakers began the once-a-decade process of redrawing the state's political maps. The state's Democratic-controlled Legislature introduced new bills...

Proposed maps would tint Nevada swing districts blue

Nov. 09, 2021 21:18 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A new congressional district map introduced in Nevada on Tuesday proposes changes that could make the state's two battleground districts more Democratic-leaning for the next decade. The map — which legislative leaders said they plan to...