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Gary Martin

Review-Journal Washington Bureau
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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Cortez Masto seeks funds to address youth suicides

Citing the surge of student suicides in Las Vegas, Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto urged two federal agencies to tap into a pot of $122.7 billion for schools in the recently passed coronavirus rescue plan to launch a coordinated effort to curb the alarming deaths.

Titus leads effort to kill sports betting tax

A bipartisan bill to repeal the “handle tax” on legal sports bets was filed in the House by the Congressional Gaming Caucus with members citing the pandemic’s economic impact as the reason to eliminate the tax.

Cortez Masto vows to oppose potential Biden FDA pick

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said she is prepared to lead opposition to a nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration over her role in approving addictive painkillers that led to an opioid epidemic in Nevada and other states.

 
CDC extends eviction moratorium

An eviction moratorium expected to expire this week was extended Monday by Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Senators form panels to vet judicial nominees

Nevada senators have selected members of a commission that will vet candidates for nomination to two open judicials seats that have been vacant for so long, they have been declared judicial emergencies.

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