Republican attorney Becky Harris is challenging fellow lawyer and state Senate District 9 incumbent Justin Jones, D-Las Vegas, in a race that could determine which party controls the state Senate.
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As predictable as the Earth’s revolution around the sun is the reaction of Las Vegas to the prick of an outsider’s pen.
Nevada’s congressional delegation was divided late last month when the House voted 225-201 to sue President Barack Obama for allegedly violating his constitutional duties by delaying a key provision of the Affordable Care Act.
Nobody should blame Tesla Motors for seeking big bucks from the state of Nevada in exchange for building its $5 billion “gigafactory” in an industrial park not far from Reno.
In late May 2013, news spread like wildfire through the Legislative Building that one-time power broker Harvey Whittemore had been convicted of making illegal campaign contributions to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
The inevitable question one takes away from a conversation with congressional candidate and Nevada Assemblyman Cresent Hardy is this: How was this guy ever the liberal in the Republican primary?
Congressmen Joe Heck and Mark Amodei are among the 11 Republicans who stood against their party’s majority last week in voting to continue action which lets otherwise law-abiding illegal immigrants whose parents brought them to America avoid deportation.
Nevada, like many places in America, badly needs a strong, vibrant, high-profile chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
Instead of voting to authorize a legally questionable, highly dubious lawsuit against President Barack Obama, they could have stood up, said enough is enough, and voted no.
Never let it be said that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid — and his top staffers — ignore my blog, SlashPolitics.
The last time we checked in with the anti-Education Initiative crowd, they were touting studies that predicted Las Vegas would look pretty much as it did in Resident Evil: Apocalypse if voters OK’d the measure.
The good news is, an elected official in Southern Nevada finally found the courage to call for a tax increase to pay for a public need.
It’s all about the women.
So, you think you know the crazy world of Nevada politics and business? You think you can separate reality from the bizarre conspiracy theories that multiply like quagga mussels? Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz:
Living in Nevada, it’s sometimes easy to forget how large a role the gambling industry plays in civic affairs. After all, we’re used to casinos running the show.
If the Southern Poverty Law Center got one thing right in the report it released last week about the standoff involving ranting racist rancher Cliven Bundy, it’s this: Those who broke the law need to be held to account.
Although the 2015 session of the Nevada Legislature is still eight months away, lawmakers have already begun to ask the dedicated and long-suffering lawyers at the Legislative Counsel Bureau to start drafting proposed laws.
This week, Reps. Dina Titus and Steven Horsford joined with other House Democrats to support a bill aimed at blunting the effect of last week’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby allowing churches and religious nonprofits to continue to avoid the contraceptive mandate.
Tough times will continue for another couple years before business in the legal profession returns to normal, a Georgetown expert told the State Bar of Nevada’s annual meeting Thursday.
Cleveland? Really, Republicans? Cleveland?
For those keeping score, the House of Representatives won’t vote on comprehensive immigration reform in July, but will vote on a bill that would allow lawmakers to sue the president for failing to see that the laws are faithfully executed.
Say what you will about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, but don’t say she can’t draw a crowd.
The Supreme Court struck the right balance between the free exercise of religion and the obligation of people — religious and nonreligious alike — way back in 1990.
In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held today that corporations may be exempt from the requirement to provide contraception insurance coverage based on the owners’ religious beliefs.
Of all the Democratic attacks on state Sen. Mark Hutchison’s lieutenant governor candidacy, the one that has the potential to sting most says he tried to limit the influence of Hispanic voters in Nevada’s elections.
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