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Trump administration urges Supreme Court to end ACA

The Trump administration recently urged the Supreme Court to strike down the Affordable Care Act, pushing forward with its attack on the health care law as millions of newly jobless Americans might come to depend on its coverage, according to Politico.

Sisolak regulation eases teacher hiring problems

Gov. Steve Sisolak signed an emergency regulation at the request of the Nevada Department of Education that eliminates potential gaps in teacher hiring and licensure renewals because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The emergency regulation went in effect on Monday, June 22, 2020.

More than 13,000 graduate from NSHE schools

The Nevada System of Higher Education’s seven degree-granting institutions graduated more than 13,000 students this spring with doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees along with numerous training certificates.

Rescheduled workshops will discuss fate of rare wildflower

The Nevada Division of Forestry is pleased to announce that it has rescheduled two planned workshops, one in Tonopah and one in Carson City, regarding the status of Nevada’s rare Tiehm buckwheat species. Both workshops were previously canceled and postponed in accordance with the state’s COVID-19 health response.

Nye sees jump in COVID-19 numbers

Nye County reported a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases, with Pahrump carrying the majority of the new cases.

Fourth of July fireworks light up the Pahrump sky

Cars lined the streets surrounding the annual Fourth of July fireworks show in Pahrump on Saturday, as the town had shut down Basin Avenue and Petrack Park during the show due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in Nye County.

2 arrested surrounding robbery, murder case

Nye County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested two suspects after investigating a shooting death.

Initial unemployment claims rise for first time since April

Finalized data from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation shows initial claims for unemployment insurance totaled 11,110 for the week ending June 27, up 763 claims, or 7.4 percent, compared to last week’s total of 10,347.

FDA, USDA take steps to support food supply chain

As the COVID-19 pandemic response continues, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have been working around the clock on many fronts to support the food and agriculture sector so that Americans continue to have access to a safe and robust food supply.

What do changes in the rate-making process for the PUC mean?

A proposal was recently outlined for an alternative to traditional rate-making mechanisms for electric utilities by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada.

Amateur radio event held in Pahrump

An amateur radio event was held at the “Calvada Eye” in Pahrump at 10 a.m. on Saturday—where Organizers of the event welcome the public to attend and learn more about what amateur radio is and what it entails.

US House committee paves way for 850K acres for Air Force expansion in Nevada

The Democrat-led House Armed Services Committee approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that proposing to give the U.S. Air Force over 850,000 acres currently managed as Desert National Wildlife Refuge, according to the press release by the Center for Biological Diversity.