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own Man: Nevada Legislature learned to work with a black senator
Myers / Reno News & Review 2-21-2019 / Review of "The
Westside Slugger: Joe Neal's lifelong fight for social justice"
Clarification about the review: In 2003, Sen. Neal
won passage of an increase in Nevada's gambling tax on the state's largest,
most profitable casinos.
It has not risen since he retired in 2004.
and author John L. Smith will autograph copies on March 27 at
César Chávez XVII
at the Grand Sierra-Reno.
off the press: "The Westside Slugger"
The life and times biography of Joseph
M. Neal, Jr.
Nevada's first African-American
By Nevada Press Association Hall of Famer John L. Smith
in January 2019 by the University
of Nevada Press
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memoriam: 60 years ago toward a lonely road
16, 1959, brought the births of Debra Joyce Donlevy/Carson
High '77 (1959-1978) and Donna Leslie Cline (1959-1999).
Their youth was cut
in twain on the same night in 1978 within the loneliness
of the High Desert Outback of the American Dream. Remember them
NEVADA ASSEMBLYMEMBER BOB PRICE DIED of an apparent
heart attack on January 4, 2019, in Sparks, Nevada. He was
82. A memorial celebration was held on Saturday,
at Robert E. Bob Price Park and Recreation Center,
2100 Bonnie Lane, Las Vegas 89110. The
facility was dedicated in his honor in 2007.
former lawmaker was inducted into the César
Chávez Nevada Labor Hall of Fame in 2011
and will be memorialized at Chávez
Celebration XVII at the Grand Sierra-Reno
on March 27, 2019.
Joe Neal, Nevada's first African-American senator
and Bob's dear friend and longtime colleague, will lead the
commemoration of his fellow César Chávez Hall
of Famer. The Nevada Legislature convened in February and
a tribute was conducted on March 14.
was a 50-year+ member and former elected business manager
of Las Vegas IBEW Local 357/AFL-CIO. May the great lawmaker
and union man rest in peace after a life admirably well-lived.
Watch this site for updated information.
YEARS' WORTH OF EXPERIENCE SORELY MISSED (3-21-2011)
former Sen. Joe Neal
and 28-year former Assemblyman Bob Price, both D-N.
Las Vegas, back in the great halls where they belong. Sen.
Neal was in Carson City to witness the introduction of the
first bill sponsored by his daughter, freshman Assemblywoman
Dina Neal, D-N. Las Vegas. Bob and Nancy Price,
a former Nevada university regent, journeyed from
their Sparks home
to the capital for a noontime workers rally. (Photo courtesy
of Nancy Price.)
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and yours had
yours also experienced
HAPPY NEW YEAR / Feliz