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Gary Martin

Washington, D.C. correspondent
Phone: 202-662-7390
Twitter: @garymartindc

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.

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Congress reaches deal on extending paycheck protection

Congress reached a last-minute deal to extend the Paycheck Protection Program that keeps federal assistance flowing to small businesses through next month. The bill now goes to President Trump for a signature.

Democrats urge more coronavirus relief funds

As federal unemployment benefits begin to run out and as states struggle to balance budgets amid the coronavirus, Democrats on Monday urged Republicans to pass additional relief.

House passes police reform bill, would ban chokeholds

House Democrats used the anniversary of George Floyd’s death under the knee of a Minneapolis policeman to pass a sweeping law enforcement reform bill Thursday that would ban tactics such as chokeholds and make it easier to prosecute officers for misconduct.

Amtrak fading from rural Nevada landscape

Because of ridership reductions in the coronavirus era, Amtrak is reducing passenger rail service, including a line that runs between Salt Lake City and Reno and serves rural Nevada.

Scientists urge US not to resume nuke tests

A group of prominent scientists urged Congress to halt renewed nuclear weapons testing in Nevada after funds were tucked into a Senate version of the defense bill.

Nevada officials oppose new nuke tests

Democrats in Congress have introduced bills that would deny funding to the Trump administration to resume nuclear weapons testing in Nevada ahead of an expiring arms reduction treaty.

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