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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 1:00 AM
Major political donors in the health care and pharmaceutical industries pumped more than $1.3 million into legislative campaigns in the 2022 election cycle, ahead of a 2023 legislative session likely to be rife with fierce debate over health care issues. 
Of that money, roughly $249,000 came from pharmaceutical companies alone, while nearly $1.1 million came from other health care donors, such as hospitals, industry political action committees (PACs) and insurers.
  • Veterans Day at the Legislature
    Tuesday, March 21, 2023 1:00 AM
    For the first time in four years because of the coronavirus pandemic shutdown two years ago, veterans convened on Wednesday at the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records building not only to be recognized for their service to their country and state but also to honor a fallen comrade who died unexpectedly last year.
  • The effects of high snowfall on responsible outdoor recreation in the Great Basin
    Tuesday, March 21, 2023 1:00 AM
    The Great Basin region has experienced an exceptional amount of snowfall this year, with some areas breaking records for snow accumulation. 
    While many people welcome this snowfall for outdoor recreation activities, there are concerns about how it will impact the environment, specifically wildlife and plant life in areas that are still affected by drought.
    This raises the question of the positive and negative impacts of high snowfall on outdoor recreation and the implications it has on responsible outdoor recreation.
  • Community partners teach students about the dangers of illicit drugs
    Tuesday, March 21, 2023 1:00 AM
    Sadly, illicit drug use is becoming more and more common among all ages, even kids and teens.
    The National Institute on Drug Use (NIDU) reports that one in eight teens has reported abusing illicit drugs in the last year, and that “alcohol is by far the most commonly abused substance among teens and young adults.”
  • Nevada, VA pilot initiative for traveling veterans
    Tuesday, March 21, 2023 1:00 AM
    A pilot program has been formed between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the State of Nevada to connect veterans traveling the rural areas with telehealth and mental health resources, 
    The Nevada Department of Transportation has posted flyers at the many rest areas across the Silver State. 
    The flyers provide information on telehealth options, the closest VA location and the Veterans Crisis Line. Veterans may also access the care based on emergent, urgent or routine health care needs.
  • After years of cuts, session offers hope
for higher education budget restorations
    Tuesday, March 21, 2023 1:00 AM
    Last month, just before the legislative session began, UNR rolled out the full college experience to welcome brand-new Gov. Joe Lombardo to campus. 
    At one end, he toured Morrill Hall, the oldest building on campus dating back to 1886. At the other, he emerged in a snow-covered quad where the marching band and cheerleaders awaited, spelling out L-O-M-B-A-R-D-O in oversized letters in Wolf Pack blue. 
  • Under new administration, Nevada plans for ‘aggressive’ approach to economic development
    Tuesday, March 21, 2023 1:00 AM
    Amid the national transition to more renewable sources of energy, Gov. Joe Lombardo’s economic development office has released an updated five-year strategic plan focused on expanding the state’s electric vehicle production, technological innovation and new infrastructure.
    The plan is aimed at growing the state’s economy, including a push to make Nevada the “lithium capital of North America,” funding for new industrial parks (such as the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center) and expanding the state’s broadband and 5G cell network infrastructure.
    “Nevada is positioned to be ground zero for the energy transition and to play a key role in securing the energy independence and security of the United States,” the report authors wrote.
  • Senators urge newVA hospital funding
    Wednesday, March 15, 2023 1:00 AM
    U.S. Democratic Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen of Nevada issued on Thursday a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to authorize a new Veterans Administration hospital in Reno.
    A VA hospital spokesperson recently said a new facility is “a 10-year project.” The letter to Biden indicates a new hospital would take eight years to complete.
  • Great Basin Winter Plant Life
    Tuesday, March 7, 2023 1:00 AM
    “For anyone unfamiliar with northern Nevada, spending winter in the Great Basin Desert might sound like a warm and pleasant thing to do. 
    While warm is a laughably unfit adjective, a case can be made for pleasant. If you’ve just finished shoveling the driveway, or commuting over the summit during a snowstorm, I’ll allow you the well-deserved eye roll, but hear me out. 
  • Getting your Garden Started
    Tuesday, March 7, 2023 1:00 AM
  • Amodei says he won’t run for Senate in 2024
    Tuesday, March 7, 2023 1:00 AM
    No Nevada Republicans have officially entered the race to challenge Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) for re-election to the Senate in 2024, but at least one potential candidate is staying out of the race.
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