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February 28, 2015

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Heck appears to have gotten wish on committee assignments

Posted 4 years, 2 months ago.

He hasn’t yet had to cast his first vote, but so far, Joe Heck’s introduction to Washington appears to be going off without a hitch. Last week, Heck’s committee assignments were finalized — those being where he’ll be expected to do the bulk of his legislative work — and the freshman congressman appears to have filled his wish list, with an extra little perk. Heck’s going to be serving on ...

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Reid: Solar thermal project near Tonopah to create more than 500 new jobs in Nevada

Posted 4 years, 2 months ago.

Sen. Harry Reid announced Monday that the Department of Interior gave its final approval for Nevada’s first solar thermal plant, a project Reid said is also likely to create about 500 jobs. The 110-megawatt Crescent Dune Solar Energy Project, based in Nye County, is the design of California-based developer SolarReserve, and is expected to produce enough energy to power up to 75,000 homes during peak demand seasons. It’s unique among ...

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