New Reports available at the Economic Policy Institute

2016 State of American Wages In a new report, Economic Policy Institute’s (EPI) Elise Gould finds that an improving economy in 2016 brought broad-based wage growth for most workers. Notably, wages at the bottom rose more in states that raised their minimum wages. Despite these improvements, large wage gaps persist by gender and race and between wage …

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More #FakeNews from the WH Press Secretary

Just today, in his “press conference” if you can call it that, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said, “Our intention is never to lie to you.” But then, in the same press conference, he made a misleading claim about the Federal Workforce. Explaining Trump’s executive order to freeze federal government hiring, he said it would come …

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Looks Like Nevada Is Set To Take a Thumping

Elections have consequences and this election has some real dooseys.  Now that president-elect donald trump has embarked on a victory tour to feed his needy ego, there are a few things Nevadan’s should know about how his policies will affect people across our state.  Given his promise to repeal Obamacare, implement private school vouchers, shred …

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Time to Deal with Climate Change is Right Now

— By Chip Evans, Candidate for U.S. Representative to Congress representing NV-CD2 The time is now for climate change deniers to follow or get out of the way. As a state, Nevada must fully embrace the ongoing national movement towards clean, sustainable, renewable energy and start a rapid transition away from fossil fuel energy to a …

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HRC’s Vision for An Economy Where Businesses, Workers, and Consumers Grow and Prosper Together

Hillary Clinton believes we need to build an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top. But today, there are still powerful interests fighting to protect their own profits and privileges at the expense of everyone else. Too many of the rules and incentives in our economy encourage those at the top …

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New Analysis: Nevada Could Add 94,000 Jobs Under Clinton, Lose 31,000 Under Trump

Findings Emphasize Contrast Between Clinton’s Plan to Invest in Good-Paying American Jobs and Trump’s Reckless Proposals Hillary for Nevada today is announcing new analysis that shows Nevada could add 94,000 jobs under Hillary Clinton’s economic plans, while it could lose 31,000 jobs under a Donald Trump presidency. The findings are based on two recent reports …

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Banana Republicans

— by CAP Action War Room The Latest House GOP Meltdown Has Been A Long Time Coming, And It’s Not Just About Them The same tumultuous group that led the Republican Party to control the House of Representatives is now at the center of the latest and most public display of Republican dysfunction, or as Rep. …

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This Document Reveals Why The House Of Representatives Is In Complete Chaos

— by  Judd Legum  |  Oct 9, 2015 9:51 am The House of Representative is in chaos. John Boehner announced his intention to step down as Speaker at the end of the month. There doesn’t appear to be anyone to take his place. The leading candidate, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, abruptly withdrew from the race yesterday. Another …

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Naomi Klein Makes Moral Case for World Beyond Fossil Fuels

Activist and author, Naomi Klein, praises ‘courageous’ invitation by Pope in face of fossil fuel industry’s power by Nadia Prupis, staff writer Naomi Klein—activist, author, and self-described “secular Jewish feminist”—spoke at the Vatican on Wednesday where she championed the Pope’s message for global action on climate change and made the case for “the beautiful world” beyond …

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CREDO Advocacy: Tell AG Laxalt to Drop His Anti-Immigration Lawsuit

Thanks to the courage of thousands of youth activists in the immigration reform movement, last fall President Obama finally took executive actions that protected five million immigrants and their families from the pain of deportation. CREDO members were proud to support these actions with their activism and contributions to United We Dream. But this victory …

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