Las Vegas Review Journal

Medicaid Privatization, Teacher Shortage Crisis, aging, school funding

NCG Continues Push for Transparency in Medicaid Privatization

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Las Vegas Review Journal

At a 300-person assembly of ‘Nevadans for the Common Good,’ state legislators publicly supported NCG goals to address the state’s teacher shortage and to ensure that a plan to privatize some medicaid services in Nevada is transpare Read more about NCG Continues Push for Transparency in Medicaid Privatization

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Medicaid, Privatization, Nevada IAF, Community Organizing in Las Vegas

NCG Fights Off Push for Privatization of Medicaid Services in Nevada

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Las Vegas Review Journal

Leaders of Nevadans for the Common Good cried 'foul' when a dead bill proposing to privatize the provision of Medicaid services was kept alive through unnatural means.  Though voted down, it remained in the Assembly Ways and Means Committee through an exemption sparing it from normal deadlines.  That same language was then grafted onto a separate bill (SB 514) and approved by the legislature the day before it adjourned. Read more about NCG Fights Off Push for Privatization of Medicaid Services in Nevada

Nevadans for the Common Good

Congregations, Clergy, Pastors, Encouragement, Faith in Action, Organizing in Nevada

Nevada Faith Leaders Search for Encouragement, Too

Friday, January 2, 2015
Las Vegas Review Journal

When the Rev. Albert Felice-Pace was a campus pastor at the University of Arizona, Tucson, in the 1990s, he would email parishioners his “thought of the day,” short passages mainly culled from Scripture that contained words of inspiration and solace. Read more about Nevada Faith Leaders Search for Encouragement, Too

Nevadans for the Common Good

Nevadans for the Common Good, Community Organizing in Nevada, Organizing in Las Vegas Valley, Robert Hoo, elder care, sex-trafficking

Nevadans for the Common Good Credited with Improving Future

Saturday, June 21, 2014
Las Vegas Review Journal

There’s an army in town, gathering momentum since the recession.

Its mission: the training of leaders for participation in public life. And, while this army may not be fighting a holy war, it has been turning heads with victories that promise a better future for the valley. Read more about Nevadans for the Common Good Credited with Improving Future

Nevadans for the Common Good

Sex Trafficking, Human Trafficking, Nevadans for the Common Good, Robert Hoo, Barbara Bell, Nancy Thompson, United Methodist Church

Vegas Leaders Push Trafficking Awareness to Transport Hubs

Monday, December 9, 2013
Las Vegas Review Journal

After a bill that would have mandated the posting of the hotline number in Nevada was killed at the eleventh hour (11:30 PM on the last day of the session) due to unrelated political squabbles, leaders of Nevadans for the Common Good pursued a local route.  Barbara Bell of Green Valley UMC and Nancy Thompson of Grass Valley UMC.... Read more about Vegas Leaders Push Trafficking Awareness to Transport Hubs

Nevadans for the Common Good

Community Organizing in the Intermountain West, Sex Trafficking, Neighborhood Safety, Saul Alinksy, Interfaith, Robert Hoo

Interfaith Groups, Non-Profits Back Bill to Stop Sex Trafficking

Monday, July 29, 2013
Las Vegas Review Journal

A Catholic from Mexico City and a rabbi from England are riding to Carson City... Read more about Interfaith Groups, Non-Profits Back Bill to Stop Sex Trafficking

Nevadans for the Common Good

Community Organizing in Nevada, Sex Trafficking, Social Justice, Saul Alinsky

Nevada Governor Signs Anti Sex Trafficking Bill into Law

Thursday, June 6, 2013
Las Vegas Review Journal

Any pimps out there? Keep your hands off young girls and boys or you might be sent to prison for a long time.  Gov. Brian Sandoval on Thursday signed Assembly Bill 67 to create the new crime of sex trafficking. Read more about Nevada Governor Signs Anti Sex Trafficking Bill into Law

Nevadans for the Common Good