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Nevada Sen. Cortez Masto talks future, current issues facing Silver State

Posted at 6:39 PM, May 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-15 01:25:26-04

NEVADA (KTNV) — Senators in Washington, D.C. are fighting for Nevada to get resources and funding the state needs amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Thursday, Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto was at the helm of mental health legislation that passed the senate.

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Cortez Masto says she is well aware of all Nevada’s significant issues, from a broken unemployment system to local governments dealing with budget shortfalls and the state’s tourism drop due to the virus.

13 Action News Anchor Tricia Kean spoke with the Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto to get her thoughts on the ongoing situation.

Sen. Cortez Masto said there is an online portal on her website with a list of key resources available.

The Nevada senator also touched on current and future issues facing the Silver State and the possibility of being the presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden's running mate.