When Arizona's SB 1070 was passed to crack down on illegal immigration, some immigrants fled the state. But SB 1070 also affected their children. A recent study showed more high school students were living without their parents. After SB 1070 passed, they were living alone, or with friends and relatives. How else did SB 1070 change the lives of Arizona's youth? And how did it affect them emotionally? Why were so many afraid to talk to the study's researchers? Also, what other changes should we expect to see with anti-migrant laws spreading to other states?
On Friday, the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee released a scathing report on the work of the chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Gregory Jazcko. The committee will be holding hearings on allegations on Tuesday.
Imagine a time, about a hundred years ago, when the citizens of Nevada used the railroad to get around. Ely was the home of the Nevada Northern Railway, and now houses a museum dedicated to the railway.
Yesterday a Carson City Judge ruled that a description of the Tax and Spending Control (TASC) initiative was incomplete and inaccurate: opponents have now renewed their attack, among them Danny Thompson of the state AFL-CIO speaking this morning on KNPR's 'State of Nevada'.
Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns visits Las Vegas tomorrow: among the messages he’ll deliver is the President’s support for increased reliance on ethanol fuel–-which is produced from corn. However, speaking on KNPR this morning, the USDA chief indicated that Americans would long retain what Mr Bush calls an 'addiction' to oil.
McCarran Airport will shortly introduce off-site baggage check-in at The Venetian, the first of several hotels expected to offer the time-saving service. Speaking on KNPR's State of Nevada this morning, Clark County's Aviation Director Randy Walker described the process--but Security Consultant David Forbes warned that extra links in the security chain may
create fresh vulnerabilites.