Nevada

LAS VEGAS | Nevada becomes 1st US state with female-majority Legislature

LAS VEGAS — Nevada became the first state in the U.S. with an overall female majority in the Legislature on Tuesday when county officials in Las Vegas appointed two women to fill vacancies in the state Assembly. The appointments of Democrats Rochelle Thuy Nguyen and Beatrice “Bea” Angela Duran to two Las Vegas-area legislative seats … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Nevada becomes 1st US state with female-majority Legislature

LAS VEGAS | Boosted by activism, Nevada women score big election wins

LAS VEGAS  — A female political movement driven by backlash to President Donald Trump kicked off the year with a women’s march in Nevada. Eleven months later, that activism helped women win key races across the state, including ousting an incumbent U.S. senator, electing a female-majority federal delegation and leaving the state poised for a … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Boosted by activism, Nevada women score big election wins

ELKO, Nevada | Trump says US will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact

ELKO, Nevada  — President Donald Trump said Saturday he will pull the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty because Russia has violated the agreement, but he provided no details on the violations. The 1987 pact, which helps protect the security of the U.S. and its allies in Europe and the Far East, prohibits … Continue reading ELKO, Nevada | Trump says US will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact

Nevada News: AG Laxalt Announces 95 Percent of Backlogged Sexual Assault Kits Sent for DNA Testing, Resulting in at Least 13 Arrest

AG Laxalt’s Office Secures Additional $1,000,000 in Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Federal Grant Funding, Securing More than $10 million in Total CARSON CITY, NV – Yesterday, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that 95 percent of Nevada’s previously untested sexual assault kits have been sent to labs for testing resulting from the hard work … Continue reading Nevada News: AG Laxalt Announces 95 Percent of Backlogged Sexual Assault Kits Sent for DNA Testing, Resulting in at Least 13 Arrest

Washington, DC | House Passes First Phase of Tax Reform 2.0

Washington, DC – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 6756, the American Innovation Act, H.R. 6757, the Family Savings Act, and H.R. 6760, the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act. LaMalfa said: “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has already been transformative for the American economy. … Continue reading Washington, DC | House Passes First Phase of Tax Reform 2.0

Richvale, CA | LaMalfa Speaks at Plumas County Veterans Stand Down

Richvale, CA – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after speaking during the opening ceremony for the first annual Plumas County Veterans Stand Down in Quincy, CA. The event was hosted by the Plumas County Veterans Collaboration and aimed to provide resources for local veterans, with 45 exhibitors on hand to provide information … Continue reading Richvale, CA | LaMalfa Speaks at Plumas County Veterans Stand Down

Washington, DC | LaMalfa Announces Federal Funding for Wildfire Recovery in Shasta County

Washington, DC – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) approved a Disaster Recovery National Dislocated Worker Grant for the California Department of Employment Development for up to $6,000,000, with $2,000,000 awarded initially. This funding will provide for the immediate creation of disaster relief employment of approximately … Continue reading Washington, DC | LaMalfa Announces Federal Funding for Wildfire Recovery in Shasta County

Richvale, CA | LaMalfa Urges Strong Forest Management in Final Farm Bill Conference Report

Richvale, CA – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after sending a letter to Agriculture Committee Conferees requesting they include strong forest management provisions in the final Conference Report of the Farm Bill. The letter was sent along with other members of the Congressional Western Caucus. LaMalfa said: “Wildfire season is at its … Continue reading Richvale, CA | LaMalfa Urges Strong Forest Management in Final Farm Bill Conference Report