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CSBG Success in Nevada: Geothermal Industry Job Training

August 26, 2011

In order to meet a growing need in the geothermal industry, Churchill County Social Services, a CSBG eligible entity in western Nevada, offered a job training program designed to prepare individuals and teach the skills needed for careers in the geothermal industry. Part of a larger employment initiative, the agency aimed to help Churchill County residents who earn below the 200% poverty

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Legislative Update

August 26, 2011

Congress is going through the motions of governing. Meetings and hearings and many floor speeches filled with political rhetoric are taking place. Still everybody knows nothing really is going to happen until the impasse surrounding when and how to raise the debt limit has been settled. President Obama is still hopeful an agreement can be reached. The White House said a “significant deal

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We Live in a Free Country—We Are Also Free to be Ignorant

August 26, 2011

Independence Day is upon us. This is our time to reflect upon this remarkable experience called the United States of America. There is no place like it in the world. Through the years, despite our shortcomings, the spirit of this nation  strives to better the human condition. Each generation has struggled to cast off some vestige of unjust power, hate or inequality. After tumultuous and

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July 2011 Newsletter - Volume 26

August 25, 2011

Words from our President: NASCSP’s True Colors by Steve Payne A recent episode of The Colbert Report poked fun at gas company, Talisman Energy’s latest public relations efforts to “greenwash,” as Stephen Colbert put it, hydraulic fracturing (fracking). In the wake of widespread public concern over the possible environmental impacts of fracking, Talisman released a coloring book for kids

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Words from our President: Let Us Eat Cake

August 25, 2011

This month marked a very special occasion for my family. My youngest son got married and I had the privilege of selecting the music, taking the photos, and best of all decorating the cakes (Yes, there were three!). Now, I don’t go in for your typical wedding cake dripping with flowers and fluff. Certainly not to disparage these types of beautiful wedding cakes, it's just not my style. I like

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