Season 1: Nevada Week | Season 1

Nevada Week is a thought-provoking public affairs program examining current and emerging local issues affecting Nevadans. Each week, host Casey Smith takes an in-depth and informative look at the who, what, where and why of today’s compelling and critical issues. Nevada Week empowers each viewer to make informed decisions and take personal action to impact the future of our state.

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Nevada Week

The State of Gender Justice in Nevada

Kipp Ortenburger hosts a discussion about Nevada’s state of gender equity and equality.

The State of Gender Justice in Nevada

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Nevada Week

Nevada Wildfire: Risk and Prevention

Risks, prevention strategies and safety measures taken in case of a wildfire is discussed.

Nevada Wildfire: Risk and Prevention

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Nevada Week

Tech Demands on Nevada's Workforce

Tech is affecting former vocational turn-wrench jobs and changing Nevada’s labor market.

Tech Demands on Nevada's Workforce

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Nevada Week

Emergency Planning: Blood Supply and Demand

Learn about Nevada’s blood donation needs and what our state is doing to better prepare.

Emergency Planning: Blood Supply and Demand

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Nevada Week

Education Funding Legislative Roundup

With weeks to go in the 80th session, what is the status of our K-12 education funding?

Education Funding Legislative Roundup

Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Sex Trafficking: An Urban Epidemic

Nevada Week

Sex Trafficking: An Urban Epidemic

Kipp Ortenburger discusses a serious epidemic: illegal sex trafficking in our cities.

Sex Trafficking: An Urban Epidemic

Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Wild Horses and Public Lands: Nevada's Living Legacy

Nevada Week

Wild Horses and Public Lands: Nevada's Living Legacy

Wild horses, burros, land: A delicate balance ensuring their protection and preservation.

Wild Horses and Public Lands: Nevada's Living Legacy

Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Financial Planning in Nevada: The Sage Retiree

Nevada Week

Financial Planning in Nevada: The Sage Retiree

Local and national experts discuss challenges and solutions around planning for retirement

Financial Planning in Nevada: The Sage Retiree

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Nevada Week

NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly

NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly discusses the present and future of Nevada's higher education.

NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly

Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Chronic Pain and Opioids: A Double Crisis

Nevada Week

Chronic Pain and Opioids: A Double Crisis

The topic of chronic pain concludes Nevada Week’s two-part series on the opioid epidemic.

Chronic Pain and Opioids: A Double Crisis

Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Opioid Recovery: Nevada’s Eternal Battle

Nevada Week

Opioid Recovery: Nevada’s Eternal Battle

In part one of a two-part series on the opioid epidemic, we’re talking about recovery.

Opioid Recovery: Nevada’s Eternal Battle

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Nevada Week

Desert Research Institute: 60 Years of Discovery

What can DRI’s research and discoveries tell us about Nevada’s past, present and future?

Desert Research Institute: 60 Years of Discovery

Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Reinventing Libraries in the Digital Age

Nevada Week

Reinventing Libraries in the Digital Age

Nevada’s public libraries keep evolving to best serve the community in the digital age.

Reinventing Libraries in the Digital Age

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Nevada Week

Fortifying Medicaid via Grassroots Policymaking

Panelists give an update on mental health care since a recent Medicaid policy change.

Fortifying Medicaid via Grassroots Policymaking

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Nevada Week

Women, Leadership and Social Justice

A panel of experts discuss social justice work of women at the global and local levels.

Women, Leadership and Social Justice

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Nevada Week

Project Safe 417

Project Safe 417 partners discuss the support they provide to domestic violence victims.

Project Safe 417

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Nevada Week

Holocaust Remembrance and Education

How do Nevadans continue Holocaust survivors’ legacies through education and remembrance?

Holocaust Remembrance and Education

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Nevada Week

A Conversation with Henderson Mayor Debra March

Kipp Ortenburger speaks with Mayor Debra March about the present and future of Henderson.

A Conversation with Henderson Mayor Debra March

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Nevada Week

Colorado River Water: Realities and Solutions

Expert panelists discuss water conservation across the multi-state Colorado River Basin.

Colorado River Water: Realities and Solutions

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Nevada Week

The Highs and Lows of Payday Loans

A panel of experts discuss payday lending, up for review this legislative session.

The Highs and Lows of Payday Loans

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Nevada Week

Nevada Minority-Owned Businesses

Business and financial experts discuss the gaps within minority-owned businesses in Nevada

Nevada Minority-Owned Businesses

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Nevada Week

UNLV Children’s Legislative Policy Review

Expert panelists discuss the 2019 Children's Legislative Briefing Book.

UNLV Children’s Legislative Policy Review

Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Inaugural Year for Nevada Legislators

Nevada Week

Inaugural Year for Nevada Legislators

Hear from newly elected assembly freshmen on the eve of their first legislative session.

Inaugural Year for Nevada Legislators

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Nevada Week

A Conversation with North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee

North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee talks city politics, economy, safety and livability.

A Conversation with North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee