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We disagree. That was the unanimous view of the Nevada Supreme Court today in the final decision on the 2017 recalls of State Senators Joyce Woodhouse and Nicole Cannizzaro. The Justices' disagreement was with Michael Wall, who was the sole attorney...
Budgets: We all have them. For the State of Nevada, it’s over $8 billion. That is a large number, but it may not be as large as you think. The Trump Administration is considering actions that could result in less...
For well over a decade, Clark County, mega-developer Jim Rhodes, and Save Red Rock have fought over Blue Diamond Hill near Red Rock Canyon. The Nevada Legislature is wading back into that fight with AB 277. The Nevada Supreme...
We recently had the opportunity to speak with John Tsarpalas, the new President of the Nevada Policy Research Institute (NPRI). For 27 years, NPRI has been a major force to advance conservative ideas in the Silver State. But in...
"It is very hard to learn when you can not breathe." That’s the message Green for All founder Van Jones had for Governor Brian Sandoval (R) last Saturday. He joined Chispa Nevada and over 100 grassroots community activists in...
Seeing encroaching development as a threat to the integrity of Nevada’s National Conservation Areas (NCA’s), Assembly Member Steve Yeager introduced AB 277. After several weeks of negotiations, the Assembly passed AB 277 30-12 earlier this month. Today/Yesterday, AB 277...
“We’ve come a long way, baby… But we’re not all the way.” That’s how Former State Senator Helen Foley (D) described the progress of women’s rights in Nevada up until now. She testified in support of SJR 2 in...
In a few days, the 79th Nevada Legislative Session will open. This session may prove to be quite pivotal, as Governor Brian Sandoval (R) looks to cement his legacy. The Democrats who are retaking control of the Legislature look...
$12 billion: That seems like a large sum of money. Yet look at all the programs stuffed in Governor Brian Sandoval’s (R) proposed health care budget. Medicaid. Mental health services. Nevada Check-up. The list goes on. Is his budget stretched...
Editorial In February of 2016, the Reno Gazette Journal published a riveting series by their then government watchdog correspondent Anjeanette Damon. The series, detailing deplorable conditions in group homes for the mentally ill, caught the eyes of legislators, who passed a...

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