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A Note from Lucy Flores

This past weekend, as thousands of UNLV students celebrated their graduation, I reflected on how important education was in creating opportunities for me. I also remembered that overcoming the odds and becoming the first person in my family to attend

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Posted in 2016, Advocacy, Candidates, Education, Lucy Flores, Student Loans

FOR-PROFIT COLLEGES: Stealing America’s Future

David Halperin, Stealing America’s Future, joins Thom Hartmann to discuss what’s happening with for-profit colleges. As the cost of a higher education goes up – more and more Americans are turning to for-profit colleges to get what they think is

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Posted in Budget-Federal, Education, Education, Student Loans

The War on Veterans

Congress and the White House are much better at starting wars than cleaning up after them. — by Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins Do you remember Cory Remsburg? He’s the Army Ranger who received a standing ovation from Congress during President

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Posted in Congressional Activity, Defense/War, Education, Filibuster, Health Care, JOBS!, Senate, SNAP, Social Safety Net, Veterans Affairs, War

The Margin Tax a Hot Potato for Democrats

— by Rich Dunn, NVRDC 2nd Vice Chair Last week Nevada Appeal columnist Bo Statham presented the progressive case against this year’s education initiative, an issue that’s dividing Democrats in a year when party unity has never been more important.

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Posted in Budget-State, Education, Govt-State, Tax Revenues

It’s Time for Voters to Take Out the Senatorial Trash

— by Vickie Rock, Humboldt Dems Secretary and proud Navy Veteran Today, S1982 came up for a vote in the Senate. S1982 is the Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014.  S1982 amends federal

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Posted in Consumer Protection, Education, Foreclosures, Foreclosures, Health Care, Labor Issues, Social Safety Net, Veterans Affairs
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