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Sam Metz @metzsam Carson City, NV

@AP Nevada, @report4america. Signal/Cell: 775-339-1456. DMs off record. smetz@ap.org / sammetz@protonmail.com past: @mydesert @thenation

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Just published the last updates tonight on my daily Naya Rivera search story. The search will resume for its fifth… https://t.co/pN9S477NnS
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7/12
2020
The Navajo Nation, facing severe issues & fractured priorities, must decide how to spend more than $714M in federal… https://t.co/0J33udubAvExperts warn of a broad, looming mental health crisis linked to coronavirus but doctors say the issues reverberate… https://t.co/waQJ4B33Teoh, I just noticed one of these folks was wearing the #boogaloo trademark Hawaiian shirt more on that ideology her… https://t.co/NGZCWJ09Wu
Retweeted by Sam Metz🔥 #MeadowValleyFire, about 25 miles south of Caliente, NV, grew overnight to 59,265 acres and is 50% contained. Ad… https://t.co/w5ZaA1zxyx
Retweeted by Sam MetzMy question about the numerous follow-up requests in this sprint special session is whether there'll be voting befo… https://t.co/Cra4Qv7SixCORRECTION: It's 12 Assembly, 1 in Senate who are logging in remotely, staff tells @TheNVIndy. https://t.co/YCMjDkKa641. Backus 2. Benitez-Thompson 3. Bilbray-Axlerod 4. Carrillo (absent yesterday, when case was announced) 5. Douglas… https://t.co/p1e3OynZSO.@JasonFrierson read 13 (not 11) names of members opting into remote rules. 11 are on Zoom remote-in system & no wo… https://t.co/4mzXTCTdBG3 days into session, LCB said they "do not have information" on whether all lawmakers were tested in the lead-up to… https://t.co/Ev6Wm5XL2y
7/11
2020
While we are all worried for someone who tested positive for Covid, please refrain from the rumor mill and conjectu… https://t.co/Mfvhk3UNIA
Retweeted by Sam MetzThe Latest: N.C. state senator tests positive for virus (from @AP) https://t.co/jCq9TjqNw9No Carson City https://t.co/Ruu184Lyaw @Culinary226 Can you repaste link! https://t.co/q9AbHNRUhrDid you know: California law has no use-of-force standards for private security. That means when security guards u… https://t.co/ux3XbXhH4d
Retweeted by Sam MetzInternational students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they… https://t.co/lF9ekmiyer
Retweeted by Sam Metz.@GovSisolak: Bars to return to Phase 1 guidelines (food yes, bar drinks no) in high rate counties (Clark/Washoe) a… https://t.co/ZhVkMzh64rNumbers Fire: 18,229 acres burned, 20% containment https://t.co/J9vU526U58
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7/10
2020
Republicans and Democrats have spent most of the first two days of the session asking state agencies & finance offi… https://t.co/Cz2Rm9rem6.@cceanv calls out by name a group of #NVLeg senators to not make cuts to education & find other ways to balance Ne… https://t.co/AIyTjBtWsrTheir* https://t.co/533ermth2HNevada is one of 21 states that Johns Hopkins says doesn't have Teacher & Staff Choice plan laid out in its school… https://t.co/rcPiFqzthJ.@DallasHarrisNV asks re: status of '19 school safety funding bumps & positions they funded. Superintendents on th… https://t.co/JxN7jxO3aGTaking a moment to thank all of NV’s agency directors & staff for their hard work & commitment throughout this hist… https://t.co/FGBLo4XvPg
Retweeted by Sam MetzMask up & strap in Gut-wrenching hearings re: cuts to health & education on Day 1 #NVLeg Fearing effects of menta… https://t.co/xWcO5nKsCt @joegarofoli what if you wear an old school hat
7/9
2020
Three weeks after Nevada announced the state would unconditionally pardon people who were convicted of possessing a… https://t.co/rRqnpzAwJM“Please scream inside your heart," Fuji-Q Highland amusement park execs ask guests. https://t.co/Ful8dJRBtIForecasters are not convinced that the fact that those who #StayHomeforNevada have little to do will bolster mariju… https://t.co/c2yGQNxzMn.@YvannaCancela asks a skeptical question about DHHS plan to rely on federal reimbursements and whether there's bee… https://t.co/PJQRAqFrdc"When the economy contracts, Medicaid expands," Nevada Health Dept.'s Division of Health Care Finance Policy Admini… https://t.co/i9P9Vqao1h.@Ben_Kieckhefer asks DHHS to clarifiy: If you draw down Healthy Nevada fund & don't leave enough for future, are w… https://t.co/KI6M7k94iJPost-lunch #NVLeg update: New rule is you actually have to wear your mask (even if you're 6+ feet from another lawm… https://t.co/VDlFG8aVc7Some photos from outside #NVLeg where small pockets of state workers & anti-maskers are floating in a large sea of… https://t.co/z2yZJET6AuLooming Qs facing states about CARES Act funding rules. States can't to use the relief dollars to backfill revenue… https://t.co/Edj7yj3DdYNV Financial Institutions Division is discussing a payday loans database - legislation by Sen. @YvannaCancela calle… https://t.co/wCJMAg9O9Z
Retweeted by Sam Metz#SR4 passed 13-8 along party lines. The concentration of power in Las Vegas—Nevada's largest city—has long been a t… https://t.co/bIM05RBV20.@NVGOPSenate votes party-line against rule change to allow remote voting, fearing legs could vote who aren't in Ca… https://t.co/02qTIA17RjLegislators are separated by plexiglass. Rule: Don't write on 'em https://t.co/VPPl5oQ6hANev. Assembly member Steve Yeager receives a health screening from Pfc. Michael Marquez of Task Force 422 today in… https://t.co/bnSD4l1KOK
Retweeted by Sam MetzAs people converge on Carson City for special session, the quaint 55K population capital is noting that overwhelmin… https://t.co/jaQUHagDyo.@SettelmeyerNV asks counsel if legs have to wear masks while seated. Response: Not if you’re 6 feet apart. https://t.co/bWWjXjcxLu“So, wait a minute, there’s no divider,” @HeidiGansert asks as she walks into the Senate. Plexiglass separates her… https://t.co/PmmIzidkqaReporters and pols are making jokes about the Legislature starting on time. The pandemic looks like it’s transformi… https://t.co/M1kLLpRHQRSenators are filing into chambers where I’m the pool reporter this morning. Media access is limited to a print and… https://t.co/68vbkutmOiDon't eat five-alarm chili then go to a crime scene https://t.co/JGVFB4SNoZWrite the truth and damn the consequences https://t.co/BtGEACG3Rp
Retweeted by Sam MetzAudit of Baja California’s water agency alleges former employees colluded w/ Coca Cola, Walmart & FedEx to defraud… https://t.co/hXF61B5aywTaxes make up about half of state government revenue, with two-thirds of states’ total tax dollars coming from levi… https://t.co/qKsJIYaoXw @SMKlapstein circumcision won’t work in this case @JHughJackson Adding the apostrophe!Nevada last had back-to-back sessions in 2013, when it called a special to finish up what it didn't get to during r… https://t.co/IvAqYdoinz5:16 https://t.co/GwL2htMakqNEW: After lawmakers finish addressing the budget, Sisolak intends to issue another proclamation for a back-to-back… https://t.co/x1ZoTXfj2QMask up and gavel in, tomorrow 9 a.m. https://t.co/BQJ9O7jp2J
7/8
2020
@JoshPrenot yeah except I'm not an a**holeA Mound House, NV entity that records show is managed by deceased Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof & his longtime ma… https://t.co/hsfA87pKdnReporting verb list sitting on my desk in Carson City: -axe -slash -trim -scrap -snip -chop -shrink -downsize -red… https://t.co/Trk62SiY4Q“As Nevadans are watching what’s happening, their #1 question needs to be whether or not government is serious abou… https://t.co/mc3zb8qd9rAt least a dozen lawmakers have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid, according to newly rel… https://t.co/lJ9Ce3JK80Will the official proclamation for the #NVLeg special session drop at 5:01 p.m.?After telling @washingtonpost that @TammyforIL was receiving "a lot of attention," @SenatorReid tells us of the… https://t.co/3mHtLJB0uE
Retweeted by Sam Metz.@NSEAOnline plans to defend against budget cuts but also go on the offensive & advocate for increased funding for… https://t.co/lfg4mtAbfvColorado rural hospitals stay afloat with federal loans. My latest from @AP ⁦@Report4America⁩ https://t.co/IHl25N9Uy8
Retweeted by Sam MetzSisolak's budget report warned Nevada would be “forced to take deep cuts in services & programs designed to help ma… https://t.co/4ZutCHFa0sKUNR is proud to introduce @Report4America Corps Member @luciastarbuck, whose reporting spans the impacts of the CO… https://t.co/eOAcaHtu2M
Retweeted by Sam MetzFace covering compliance update for July 6. DIR saw higher rates of compliance at auto sales/service (100%), restau… https://t.co/TpdENMS2nh
Retweeted by Sam MetzPolice at Marine Corps base 29 Palms have shooter "cordoned off" no reports of fatalities or injuries, not in custo… https://t.co/kYFcf2MDnb
Retweeted by Sam Metz#OTD in 1930, preliminary work began on the Boulder Canyon Project on the AZ-NV border -- later named the Hoover Da… https://t.co/wzygXKNcf6
Retweeted by Sam MetzOn July 6, the State of Nevada submitted a request for a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) for the… https://t.co/XopUX3BnYA
Retweeted by Sam Metz“Fire doesn’t really care that there’s a pandemic,” ⁦@ChiefDave_RFD⁩ said in June. As #NumbersFire scorches >2.5K a… https://t.co/nkRFqDmYZmGood news for the #NumbersFire (originally called the #BodieFlatFire) is the wind is finally quieting down but our… https://t.co/0FPfzuAajs
Retweeted by Sam MetzFire burning south of #Gardnerville in @CountyofDouglas. @EFPFirefighters and others are on the scene. it has quic… https://t.co/Ue2sY4avwa
Retweeted by Sam MetzThe CCSD school board received 300+ comments from the public for this special meeting. They're posted online:… https://t.co/ReuzKtLoh4
Retweeted by Sam MetzThe Nat'l Guard hosted a testing event for lawmakers converging on Carson this morning, but unlike New Mexico, they… https://t.co/MDzut6Nw5HWith Nevada struggling with nation-topping unemployment & enormous gambling & hospitality tax revenue loss,… https://t.co/4uCRDOg1BrThe Ayn Rand Institute received a PPP loan of between $350K and $1 million https://t.co/EOhMBQh40f
Retweeted by Sam MetzSpecial Session Preview from the Governor: https://t.co/vQWKROtHHQ https://t.co/Ykid2YTVkH
7/7
2020
A press secretary is no longer working for Nevada's @RepHorsford after a conservative website published an article… https://t.co/gD2jKhnRo3Spencer Cox wins Republican primary election for governor in Utah (from @AP) https://t.co/LeYTJZFP9q
Retweeted by Sam MetzBoth of the exporters are in China’s far west Xinjiang region, where, over the past four years, the government has… https://t.co/p0NNYka5OEPandemic Month 1: Please mute your mic Pandemic Month 6: Please mute your micNevada COVID-19 press call 7/6: - We aren't expecting to see results from the mask mandate for another week or 2.… https://t.co/buu2HNRthFIf you get a call from a Contact Tracer, they will never ask for your social security number, ask about your immigr… https://t.co/McRNGiHyzW
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7/6
2020
Mayor of Tupelo, Mississippi: “ANTIFA is not coming to Tupelo, Elvis statues are not being removed, you are not th… https://t.co/4P6fpn40erThe OKC state legislative primary election illustrates a growing political dynamic that now rivals in importance th… https://t.co/CAQZRYkdCoWant Nevada's latest COVID-19 data? Be sure to bookmark the @reviewjournal graphics page, which is updated with th… https://t.co/4tSsH8SAiB
Retweeted by Sam MetzLavrov hosts Hiftar https://t.co/CI2obBOfUFSome great photos from ⁦@mosaaberizing⁩ from in/around Rabat and Sale https://t.co/2tLD65zXqL“I’m seeing women crying in front of the shop window when they see the prices. Some come in & ask for less than a q… https://t.co/xV1csquqtU
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7/4
2020
The campaign knocked on nearly 9,000 doors and recruited some 125 volunteers on the weekend of June 13 while follow… https://t.co/4mrhktgtwfWhen you send an angry missive — whether it’s a press release, public service announcement or email — it’s a powerf… https://t.co/aO46JRlbCR“We are doing the best we can to provide a safe environment, but we really need people to be smart and do the right… https://t.co/gOLBeT0ZQm
Retweeted by Sam MetzIn Ely, local individuals are refusing to quarantine or cooperate with contact tracers, so they’re canceling most o… https://t.co/RcSS3n7mMtHeard about the transfer of infected inmates to San Quentin prison? At the Adelanto ICE Processing Center, 6 of th… https://t.co/ie4Z0ux4hn
Retweeted by Sam MetzRepublicans are criticizing ⁦@stevebullockmt⁩ for blurring official duties & his Senate campaign after he used phot… https://t.co/7wr18EVvfuUnlike in Las Vegas & Reno, in Esmeralda County, which has zero confirmed COVID-19 cases, they hope to resume in-pe… https://t.co/Tyj51JwiSN
7/3
2020
“If we can’t handle you, I’ll exercise the power & authority as the sheriff & I’ll make special deputies of every l… https://t.co/n5QFSS0AIpA spokesman for the firm that owns Pegasus denied the software has been used against civil society groups & journal… https://t.co/6k1ml6l8TR
7/2
2020
Public health is low on the nation’s list of spending priorities: 83% of Americans live in counties that spend more… https://t.co/smq4XJ75UU
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7/1
2020

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