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U.S. Senator Heller Luncheon – Coverage from the Nevada Independent

Republican Sen. Dean Heller was bullish at a luncheon Tuesday on the prospect that an on-again-off-again summit with North Korea would go forward, and he offered his take on the limited role he believes the federal government should have in curbing school…

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Nevada’s congressional group unites against Yucca Mountain bill

WASHINGTON — Nevada’s bipartisan congressional delegation united Wednesday against a bill to revive the licensing process on an Energy Department application to open Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste repository. The state’s lawmakers also tried unsuccessfully to shape the bill…

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House expected to OK Yucca Mountain bill, despite opposition

WASHINGTON — Despite growing local opposition in Nevada, Republican House leaders are pushing ahead with a vote this week on a bill that would revive the licensing process to open Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste repository. The House vote…

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Las Vegas business leaders to House: We stand firm against Yucca Mountain

As the U.S. House prepares to hold a vote Thursday on a resolution that would restart the licensing process for the proposed national nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Las Vegas business leaders are expressing staunch opposition to the measure.…

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EXPERTS: Vegas is in a growth spurt powered by sports

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — As the Vegas Golden Knights continue to make history, the team, along with the soon-to-be Las Vegas Raiders, were the main topic Thursday at a forum at UNLV. Zeroing in on the way this community has rallied…

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Sandoval establishes Southern Nevada Sporting Event Committee

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Governor Brian Sandoval has signed Executive Order 2018-7, establishing the Southern Nevada Sporting Event Committee. The Order allows the Sporting Event Committee to comprise a local organizing committee for the National Football League (NFL) Draft or other potential events.…

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Las Vegas chamber president headed to DC to push for I-11 funding

On the heels of a summit aimed at furthering construction of Interstate 11, the head of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce is traveling to Washington D.C. to push for federal funding for the freeway. Mary Beth Sewald, president…

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Metro Chamber Applauds President’s Call for Investment in Infrastructure in SOTU Address

Las Vegas - The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce commends President Donald Trump’s call for new investment in infrastructure in his State of the Union Address tonight, and is urging the President and Congress to make Interstate 11 a…

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Las Vegas business leaders predict trends in tourism, real estate and employment

Las Vegas’ business elite gave the bad and the good of expectations for 2018 and beyond Friday. About 2,000 business leaders gathered at the Thomas &Mack Center for the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s annual Preview Las Vegas event.…

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Metro Chamber Announces New President and CEO

Mary Beth Sewald begins her tenure as President and CEO of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber, effective December 11, 2017. As the chief executive of the largest and broadest-based business association in Nevada, she will set the vision for the…

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