The two major party candidates seeking the job of lieutenant governor in the November general election both endorsed the Tesla deal in a debate recorded Monday for the Nevada NewsMakers television program.
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Cresent Hardy, the Republican candidate for the 4th Congressional District, got temporarily tarnished by a misquote from a Mesquite newspaper.
Nevada Democratic congressional candidate Erin Bilbray said Friday the national minimum wage should be raised to $15 per hour — more than twice the current rate — to boost the middle class and help those barely making ends meet.
State Sen. Barbara Cegavske, who’s running for secretary of state, says she supports a voter ID law for Nevada, although she says the one proposed by Secretary of State Ross Miller was too costly.
Hillary Clinton will be squeezing in another stop in Las Vegas on her way to speak at the UNLV Foundation Dinner next month.
In the three competitive Nevada Senate races that will determine whether Republicans retake control of the upper house, the GOP candidates have refused to debate their Democratic opponents.
With glitzier modes of passenger rail seemingly having fallen by the track, Rep. Dina Titus says Las Vegas should look into what it might take to restore conventional Amtrak service to Southern California.
In a blunt swipe at the opposition, state Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson contends Republicans deserve to win majority rule of the upper house in the Nov. 4 election because Democratic leaders are “incompetent,” which they showed during a special session to approve a deal for Tesla to build a $5 billion battery factory in Northern Nevada.
Clashing in heated debate, attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt on Saturday accused his opponent Ross Miller of a conflict of interest for accepting $70,000 in gifts while in public office and Miller bluntly said his foe doesn’t understand some of the law the AG must defend.
Nevadans who live overseas, including military and others, can register to vote and cast ballots — all electronically — in the 2014 election, thanks to a new system announced by the secretary of state Thursday.
The Nevada State Democratic Party on Thursday filed a complaint with the secretary of state’s office against Assemblyman Cresent Hardy for sending out a fundraising invitation for a Sept. 24 event, which would violate a “blackout” period barring incumbent candidates from raising money within 15 days following a special session of the Nevada Legislature.
Assemblywoman Marilyn Dondero Loop, a retired teacher running for the state Senate, argued Thursday for across-the-board pay raises for teachers, saying it will make Nevada more competitive and reward hard work in overcrowded classrooms.
State Sen. Justin Jones of Las Vegas said Wednesday that both Democratic and Republican lawmakers plan to make school construction and education funding a top priority when the next legislative session convenes in February.
Republican Adam Laxalt on Wednesday is launching his first TV ad in his campaign for Nevada attorney general, a positive biographical spot that highlights his service in the Navy as a judge advocate general who handled terrorists cases in Iraq.
The race between Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., and his Democratic opponent, Erin Bilbray, is playing out like an episode of “Family Feud” with lots of laughs and smiles.
A half-dozen protesters unhappy with President Barack Obama delaying immigration reform were arrested outside an unusual political target Tuesday — one of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s Capitol offices.
A Las Vegas woman pleaded guilty to two felony counts of voter registration fraud and identify theft, the Nevada secretary of state’s office announced Tuesday.
Henderson City Council members last week delayed a property tax hike measure until the Nevada Legislature has a chance to relax the property tax cap … and after the 2015 municipal elections, when three council members will be up for re-election.
Nevada Controller Kim Wallin said she’s glad that Nevada made a deal with Tesla to build a $5 billion battery plant in the state, but she’s worried officials won’t hold the company publicly accountable for meeting its end of the bargain.
Republican congressional candidate Annette Teijeiro on Thursday made the case for electing her Nov. 4 to an urban Las Vegas district where she grew up, arguing that she would bring diversity to Nevada’s delegation in Congress, where she would be the state’s first Hispanic representative.
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., on Wednesday criticized President Barack Obama for saying the U.S. lacks a strategy to deal with militants in Iraq and Syria who have beheaded at least two journalists in recent days.
Republican attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt said Wednesday that if he wins the Nov. 4 election one of the first acts will be to sue the federal government over its management of the Endangered Species Act.
In their first debate, the top two candidates for lieutenant governor on Wednesday clashed over taxes, education, immigration, gay marriage and health care as well as the best way to boost Nevada’s recovering economy.
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