Nevada officials are concerned money in the $2.2 trillion relief bill could leave out Las Vegas employer- and union-sponsored clinics, where 150,000 Las Vegans get their health care.
Gary Martin is the Washington correspondent for the Review-Journal covering Congress. He previously served as political and government editor for the San Antonio Express-News. He has worked at newspapers in Texas and Arizona. Martin received a journalism degree from Colorado State University.
A survey of the nation’s mayors — including several in Nevada — found 90 percent of cities lack sufficient medical supplies to protect emergency responders and medical workers from contracting the coronavirus.
The House vote came after lawmakers were forced to scramble back to the Capitol when a lone Republican bucked GOP leaders and threatened to force a roll call vote.
Questions emerged as to whether the amount of aid to states, cities and hospitals was enough to keep up with skyrocketing cases of infections and deaths.
uAfter days of partisan delays, the Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to pass a $2 trillion financial rescue package to save businesses and jobs at risk due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Congressional leaders and Trump administration officials finalized a deal Tuesday on a sweeping $2 trillion stimulus package.
As lawmakers write the largest financial rescue bill in U.S. history, more than 300 mayors — including three from Nevada — are asking for $250 billion to help fight the coronavirus outbreak.
Despite a global pandemic, people sought solace Saturday from the beauty of the pink and white cherry blossom petals that have become an iconic symbol of the nation’s capital.
Small businesses in Nevada and other states that are suffering from an economic downturn caused by the coronavirus outbreak would get some relief with legislation filed Friday.
A bill that would allow veterans to continue to receive GI Bill benefits if their classes are moved to online-only because of the coronavirus outbreak has passed the Senate and awaits action in the House.