It’s been quite a year.
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In the end, making a political issue personal might have done in Assemblywoman Michele Fiore.
The Nevada Supreme Court declined to rule on an appeal about whether a state employee could serve as an elected state official, or whether such service would violate the state’s constitution.
I was somewhat surprised last week when she accused Assembly Speaker-designate John Hambrick of waging a “war on women” after Hambrick removed her from her position as incoming chairwoman of the Assembly Taxation Committee for the 2015 Legislature.
This week, Nevada saw its own engineering marvel: A tunnel clawed into the earth, underneath Lake Mead, to a precise point at the bottom of the lake.
Things are pretty volatile in the Chaos Caucus.
Attorney General-elect Adam Laxalt has hired a new lawyer to defend Nevada against ‘ an unprecedented encroachment on our laws and our Constitution,’ but is having trouble identifying precisely what those are.
Meet Jay S. Bybee, currently a judge of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Back in 2001, Bybee was an appointee of the George W. Bush administration to an obscure but critical job heading up the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel.
An independent study of Nevada’s tax system commissioned by the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce just happens to have endorsed a tax the Chamber has supported in the past.
Gov. Brian Sandoval, chairman of the Western Governors Association, heard a lot of good news this weekend at the association’s winter meeting in Las Vegas.
It’s really too bad for the Clark County Commission that they simply couldn’t pass an ordinance that says, “All Dotty’s must close immediately!”
After stumbling badly out of the gate by installing Sparks Republican Ira Hansen as speaker, and then watching as Hansen was forced to step down after some of his more unfortunate writings came to light, Assembly Republicans regrouped this week.
Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, who was appointed majority leader-designate by the Assembly Republican caucus Tuesday evening, says she’ll pursue some of the same conservative priorities in 2015 that she tried to enact in 2013, when Republicans were in the minority.
There was some bad news reported Tuesday: The “Ralston Reports” TV show is coming to an end. Even though the show was tough competition for the rest of us covering political news, I still hate to see it go. And so should you.
Irony died last month. Here’s what killed it.
Republicans were scheduled to meet in Las Vegas on Tuesday night to select the new speaker, majority leader and committee chairs for the 2015 Legislature.
Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen had one additional thing to be thankful for this year: the legal doctrine of standing.
Politicians often are heard preaching the virtues of personal responsibility.
And you thought the guy who said he’d vote to bring back slavery was the most outlandish of Nevada’s Republican elected officials.
Assembly Speaker-designate said last year in a letter on official letterhead that homosexuality was a choice, not unlike bestiality, prostitution, pedophilia or adultery.
There are those who will tell you President Barack Obama’s newest executive order on immigration is an unprecedented, unconstitutional abuse of his authority implemented for political purposes and little more.
Assembly Speaker-designate Ira Hansen’s quasi-apology for his offensive newspaper columns of yesteryear needs a little tidying up. As ever, SlashPolitics is here to help!
The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance sponsored a forum on education funding and reforms on Thursday — but specific solutions were hard to find.
If you thought the overwhelming defeat of the Education Initiative Nov. 4 was the end of tax talk in Nevada, you couldn’t be more wrong. If anything, the election results were the start of a larger discussion.
An analysis of Las Vegas newspapers’ endorsements and voting results shows the Review-Journal’s recommendations were accepted by voters in slightly more cases than the Las Vegas Sun’s, but that the R-J had far more partisan diversity than did the Sun.
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