Nevada Independent


A non-profit news website founded by veteran political journalist Jon Ralston and focused on truthful, transparent journalism and civic engagement and education. The site launched on Jan. 17, 2017.
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Primary geographic focus: Nevada
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Nevada’s rising poverty population results in unmet legal needs

Riley Snyder
Nevada Independent
August 26, 2018
A survey conducted last year found that households with income less than 125 percent of the federal poverty level have a total of about 147,000 legal “needs” every year — yet 76 percent of those needs are never addressed or resolved.

Op-Ed

Evictions in Las Vegas are an urgent policy problem

Hugh Jackson
Nevada Independent
February 3, 2017
More than 30,000 renters were evicted from their homes in Clark County in 2016, a 43 percent increase from the number of evictions recorded in 2009, according to data compiled by the Las Vegas Justice Court.



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