Interested in Serving on a State Board/Commission?

Calling all Nevadans! Here’s your chance to have your say in how government operates in Nevada. The Governor will be appointing volunteers to serve on dozens of Nevada boards and commissions. The state is looking for folks who are interested in serving on everything from the Aging Commission to Wildlife Commissioners! Governor Brian Sandoval is …

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Message from NV Dems Chair William McCurdy II

We’re hiring summer organizing fellows! Website link here. Download PDF here. The “Resistance Summer” program is a partnership with the Democratic National Committee designed to bolster state parties and invest in local organizing projects. This will increase our capacity to elect Democrats up-and-down the ballot in 2018 and beyond. More information here: resistsummer.com Full description below for …

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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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Would Donald Tax a Fellow Trump?

If Trump is serious about penalizing companies that offshore jobs, he should start with his daughter’s. By Jim Hightower Bring those jobs back home, Donald Trump bellowed to those greedy corporate executives who’ve shipped middle-class jobs out of country, or I’ll slap you with a big tariff when you try to sell your foreign-made products …

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Become a Co-Sponsor of the Real Agenda for Working People

President-elect #donaldtrump and conservatives on Capitol Hill are preparing to unleash a series of economic policies in an attempt to undermine years of progress. Tax cuts for the rich and corporations, deregulation of finance and worker protections, and assaults on unions would all undercut U.S. workers’ economic clout, not increase it. The blame for workers’ …

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Trump’s Indiana Taxpayer $$ Investment in Carrier Worked Well, Didn’t It?

— by Aaron Rupar, Journalist at ThinkProgress | Twitter: @atrupar As part of the deal President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence struck with Carrier, the company has promised to make a $16 million investment in its Indianapolis facility — an investment management plans to use on developing technology that will allow them to replace human …

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Bernie Sanders: Big Business ‘Took trump Hostage and Won’

In essence, United Technologies took trump hostage, he caved, and United Technologies won.  And, that should send a shock wave of fear through all workers across this country. —by Nika Knight, Common Dreams staff writer President-elect donald trump has bowed to corporate power and walked back his own campaign promises mere weeks after being elected, …

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Trump Infrastructure Plan a ‘Corporate Tax Break Scam’ Democrats Should Reject

Former Obama aide calls plan a ‘mistake in policy and political judgment [Democrats] will regret’ —by Nadia Prupis, staff writer A former Obama aide is calling on Democrats not to support President-elect Donald Trump‘s so-called infrastructure plan, saying it’s a “trap” and a “mistake in policy and political judgment they will regret.” On the campaign …

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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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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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