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Nevada Faces Growing Water Crisis

Seven states, including Nevada, that rely on the Colorado River have been instructed by the federal government to cut back as much as two to four million acre-feet of water usage or face federal penalties in the face of the ongoing drought affecting the American west.

Pumping Up the Gas Expenses

President Joe Biden advocated in June for a three-month suspension of the federal 18.3 cent per gallon gasoline tax in the hopes that the other states would do the same by suspending their respective fuel taxes.

Future of Abortion Rights in Nevada

With the Supreme Court conservative majority ruling 6-3 in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and 5-4 to overturn Roe, the landscape of abortion rights in the United States has drastically shifted with some states having expansive protections while others already implemented severe restrictions.

Smoking May be Banned in Casinos

Due to mask regulations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, smoking was prohibited in Las Vegas casinos which forced smokers to smoke outside.