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DC Download: Susie Lee creates House Dem leadership role for swing-seat rep

This week, as Democrats and Republicans wait for the Dec. 6 Georgia Senate runoff to determine whether Democrats have a vote to spare in their majority, the Democratic caucus elected new leaders and adopted new rules, the Senate passed a LGBTQ+ rights bill, and both houses voted on legislation to avert a rail workers strike. The post DC Download: Susie Lee creates House Dem leadership role for swing-seat rep appeared first on The Nevada Independent.
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Regents approve student fee to fund UNLV student newspaper, split over other new fees

The fee is the first of its kind in Nevada, and has been billed by employees of the newspaper and other advocates as a means to fund the outlet in the long term without the need to rely directly on advertising, university administrators or the undergraduate student government.  The post Regents approve student fee to fund UNLV student newspaper, split over other new fees appeared first on The Nevada Independent.
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From crown jewel of casinos to harassed impersonators, Las Vegas showgirls want to be respected as a serious business

Although traditional showgirls were a highly regarded art form, the showgirls of today don’t enjoy the same level of protection or respect. Their stages — Fremont Street and Strip sidewalks — can be dangerous. Tourists often tell them to “get a real job.” But many showgirls see themselves as skilled business women who choose this work — and make a lot of money doing it. The post From crown jewel of casinos to harassed impersonators, Las Vegas showgirls want to be respected as a serious business appeared first on The Nevada Independent.
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