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Jason Frierson Is a Pro-Life Assembly District 8 Candidate

Jason Frierson Is a Pro-Life Assembly District 8 Candidate

Jason Frierson is an African-American Democrat seeking re-election to Assembly District 8 (AD8) in November 2016. While he is not the incumbent this election, he was the assemblyman for the district during the 77th Nevada State Legislature; in 2013. His opponents are Republican Norm Ross and Democrat-turned-Libertarian John Moore, who is the current person representing the […]

1.1 Trillion Dollar Spending Bill Passed by Congress

1.1 Trillion Dollar Spending Bill Passed by Congress

Both chambers of Congress passed the new $1.1 trillion spending bill on Dec. 18, 2015. The legislation, that has been in negotiation since September, now waits for President Obama’s approval. The omnibus, as the bill is commonly referred to, passed Congress easily during the last vote. The House vote was 316-113 and the Senate quickly […]

HIV and AIDs Are Killing Fewer African-Americans

HIV and AIDs Are Killing Fewer African-Americans

There’s always plenty of bad news, but once in a while some positive reports come from health agencies. The CDC is reporting than between 2008 and 2012, deaths of African-Americans from HIV and AIDS declined by 28 percent. Saturday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. It is designed to keep the black community aware of […]