In The News: School of Public Policy and Leadership

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December 12, 2018

The holiday season is upon us and as we gather together to exchange gifts and enjoy each other's company, it's worth remembering that there are many in America who don't share the same kind of abundance.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 12, 2018

Before a single shovel hits dirt or a crane pierces the sky, lobbyists are greasing the wheels for developers to construct Southern Nevada’s major resorts and master-planned communities.

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December 11, 2018

The Las Vegas metropolitan area has seen not only a significant rise in its population but an altering of its demographics as well, according to new findings from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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December 11, 2018

The Las Vegas metropolitan area has seen not only a significant rise in its population but an altering of its demographics as well, according to new findings from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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November 30, 2018

’Tis the season for giving. And the latest World Giving Index shows that Americans are among the world’s most generous people, ranking No. 4 out of 140 countries. U.S. donors in 2017 gave more than $410 billion to charity, with 70 percent of the funds coming directly from individuals, according to the National Philanthropic Trust.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 14, 2018

Dessirae Mitchell was born into an unstable home: Her parents, who constantly fought, were in and out of jail for 10 years, and the family never lived in one place for more than three months at a time.

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 10, 2018

A new doctoral program beginning this fall on UNLV’s campus wants to churn out community problem solvers.

High Country News
April 30, 2018

On Jan. 8, 2018, the trial room on the seventh floor of the Las Vegas, Nevada, federal courthouse was packed with over a dozen reporters and at least five times as many spectators. At the front, facing the bench, was a 71-year-old rancher named Cliven Bundy.

High Country News
April 30, 2018

On Jan. 8, 2018, the trial room on the seventh floor of the Las Vegas, Nevada, federal courthouse was packed with over a dozen reporters and at least five times as many spectators. At the front, facing the bench, was a 71-year-old rancher named Cliven Bundy.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 13, 2018

For the second year in a row Las Vegas has been named the worst U.S. metropolitan area at providing affordable rental housing for its poorest families.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 28, 2018

Football, basketball and other sports often draw talented athletes from beyond Nevada’s borders.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 22, 2018

All new residences built in the city of Las Vegas will be required to have automatic sprinkler systems for fire suppression.