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Nevada to get delayed funding for crime victims

The Department of Justice is releasing $40 million to Nevada to assist crime victims — including those who continue to suffer from injuries from the Oct. 1 mass shooting — after Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto demanded that withheld funds be sent to the state.

 
Nevada drops mask mandate for fully vaccinated

New federal guidance that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask in most indoor and outdoor settings is now effective in Nevada. Yet businesses in the state may still require masks for customers and employees, if they so choose.

Nevada GOP mostly backs Liz Cheney ouster

Several local Republican leaders and elected officials voiced tepid support for House Republicans’ vote to remove Rep. Liz Cheney, of Wyoming, from conference leadership on Wednesday, calling for unity ahead of key midterm elections.

 
Windfall lets state restore Medicaid cuts

With the state’s fiscal outlook dramatically improved, lawmakers on Wednesday restored more than $301 million in planned cuts to Medicaid enacted in a special session last summer.

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