Today, the Nevada Legislature advanced a key gun violence prevention bill. The Senate passed SB 115 to restrict guns in public libraries along a party line vote. This is the first bill to advance since voters approved the Question...
Last week, Clark County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky announced his June 2018 retirement. As CCSD is navigating major changes in public education, including its own reorganization, we speak with experts on what lies ahead for the district....
The day after the U.S. House Trumpcare vote, Democratic Congresswoman Dina Titus came home to Las Vegas. She had plenty to say about the rushed health care vote, and so did a few of her constituents. This was not...
Change was already in the air at Clark County, as two Commissioners will be termed out of office next year and another is contemplating a run for statewide office. When Mary Beth Scow announced her resignation from the Clark...
The Reid Machine. The phrase is almost cinematic, evoking images of a tall, lanky, frail looking but improbably powerful gray haired man, lifting his staff, Gandalf-like, high above his head, decreeing, “Nevada shall be Democratic,” followed by a lightning strike...
Treasurer Dan Schwartz (R) came to Assembly Ways and Means to discuss his office. Normally, this is a sleepy affair in the Nevada Legislature. However, this Treasurer is pursuing implementation of the controversial education savings account (ESA) school voucher...
In March 2016, Attorney General Adam Laxalt asked Nevada Gaming Control Board (GCB) Chair A.G. Burnett to intervene in a lawsuit between Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson and a former employee. Burnett, a registered Republican who was appointed...
The Nevada Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Monday on the recall efforts against Senators Joyce Woodhouse and Nicole Cannizzaro. Yes, that recall effort, which was undertaken in 2017 by a Republican group affiliated with then Senate Minority Leader Michael...
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...

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