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08 Mar STATEMENT Regarding the Absence of Attorney General Adam Laxalt during the Budget Hearing for his Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017 Contact: Annette Magnus, annette@battlebornprogress.org & Maria-Teresa Liebermann, mariateresa@battlebornprogress.org LAS VEGAS – Today, the joint Senate Committee on Finance and the Assembly Ways and Means Committee heard the budget for the Nevada Attorney General’s office. Advocacy groups from across Nevada are concerned...

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22 Feb STATEMENT Regarding Clark County Commission’s Vote to Develop at Red Rock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017 Contact: Annette Magnus, annette@battlebornprogress.org, Maria-Teresa Liebermann, mariateresa@battlebornprogress.org LAS VEGAS – Today, the Clark County Commission voted in favor of Jim Rhodes’ plans to develop in Red Rock Canyon. Battle Born Progress and the Nevada Conservation League released the following statements: “As...

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09 Nov STATEMENT Regarding 2016 Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 9, 2016 CONTACTS: Annette Magnus, annette@battlebornprogress.org Maria-Teresa Liebermann, mariateresa@battlebornprogress.org NEVADA VOTERS STAND UP TO THE RACIST WAVE THAT SWEPT THE COUNTRY Las Vegas- After the results from last night’s election,  Battle Born Progress Executive Director, Annette Magnus, released the following statement: "I have never been prouder to...

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05 Oct STATEMENT on Donald Trump’s Visit to the International Christian Academy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 5, 2016 CONTACT: Annette Magnus, annette@battlebornprogress.org Maria-Teresa Liebermann, mariateresa@battlebornprogress.org Trump visits private school where discrimination is tolerated right in their handbook - a school that Sandoval wants to fund with his voucher scheme Las Vegas- Today, Presidential candidate Donald Trump visited the International Christian Academy...

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30 Aug Activists to Deliver 126 Beach Balls with Petition Signatures to Senator Dean Heller Demanding Action on Merrick Garland’s Supreme Court Nomination

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES Contact: Annette Magnus, annette@battlebornprogress.org & Maria-Teresa Liebermann, mariateresa@battlebornprogress.org ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** WEDNESDAY, August 31, 2016, at 11 a.m. Location: 8930 West Sunset Road, Suite 230 Las Vegas, NV 89148 Community activists will remind Dean Heller that summer vacation is over and it is time to do his job and stop the...

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16 Aug Nevada groups to host press call with local and national experts to honor the 81st Anniversary of Social Security

  FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 MEDIA CONTACTS: Maria-Teresa Liebermann, 702-235-7104, mariateresa@battlebornprogress.org & Annette Magnus, annette@battlebornprogress.org   ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TOMORROW, August 17, 2016 at 9:00am PST Nevada groups to host press call with local and national experts to honor the 81st Anniversary of Social Security Las Vegas - On Wednesday, August...

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06 Jul Community Leaders Gather to Tell Congressman Joe Heck Enough is Enough

For Immediate Release - Planning Purposes: July 6, 2016 Media Contacts: Maria-Teresa Liebermann, mariateresa@battlebornprogress.org & Annette Magnus, annette@battlebornprogress.org **MEDIA ADVISORY** Post Orlando shooting tragedy and Congressional sit in, local leaders and activists ask Congressman Heck to act on common sense gun laws and demand freedom from Gun Violence LAS VEGAS, NV – On Thursday,...

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20 Apr NV ENERGY PARENT COMPANY MEETS IOWA’S POWER NEEDS WITH RENEWABLES, BUT FIGHTS CLEAN ENERGY IN NEVADA

For Immediate Release April 19, 2016 Contact: Annette Magnus, Annette@battlebornprogress.org Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary MidAmerican Energy announces Iowa customers will soon get 85 percent of power from wind, solar one day after NV Energy’s PAC released an attack ad on Nevada's solar industry LAS VEGAS — Annette Magnus, Executive Director...

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