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Senator Denis Visits Utah Democrats

By PAUL ROLLY, The Salt Lake Tribune August 8, 2013 “The Utah Democratic Party, in an email to supporters, is thrilled to have Nevada Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis appear at a “fireside chat” Saturday. “Senator Denis is Latino, he’s LDS, and he’s a rising star in our Democratic Party,” gushed State Democratic Party Vice Chair Josie Valdez. The Democrats…

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East Las Vegas on the Rise?

By SEAN DEFRANK, Las Vegas Seven August 7, 2013 “One thing that almost defines the east side is its lack of gated communities,” Denis says. “You go to Summerlin and every house looks exactly the same, but there are people who like that. What attracts some people to the east side is that you can have your own style, that…

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Legislators Stress State Priorities During White House Meeting on Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C.–State legislators encouraged officials to consider the fiscal impact on states during a meeting on federal immigration reform at the White House Thursday. State senators Mo Denis (D), Majority Leader of Nevada, and Curt Bramble (R), Senate President Pro Tem of Utah, spearheaded the meeting on behalf of the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Task Force on Immigration…

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With legislative successes, Hispanic caucus enjoying its newfound strut

By Andrew Doughman, Las Vegas Sun June 11, 2013 Denis became the state’s first Hispanic Senate majority leader and, to his knowledge, conducted the prayer preceding Senate floor sessions in Spanish for the first time in Nevada history. The Legislature hosted its first “Latino Lobby Day” this year, as well. “The tone of the session as it related to Latinos…

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