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 and approve new building quickly if possible.
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The two Nevada attorney general candidates, Democratic Secretary of State Ross Miller and Republican Adam Laxalt, on Tuesday agreed to their first debate on Sept. 20, hosted by the Nevada Press Association in Las Vegas.
Starting Monday, Las Vegas cable TV watchers will get a glimpse of Republican Rep. Joe Heck’s biography when his re-election campaign airs its first television spot this year.
Congressional candidate Erin Bilbray on Friday parted ways with her second campaign manager as the Democrat moved to bolster her struggling bid to defeat U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., in the Nov. 4 general election.
U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford said Thursday that Washington is so broken that it took him more than a year to win approval from the Department of Veterans Affairs to build a clinic in Pahrump for military veterans.
An immigrant living in the country illegally who registered to vote in Washoe County under a false name and cast ballots in the 2008 and 2010 Nevada elections has been sentenced to 103 days in jail.
Supreme Court Justice James Hardesty, who on Tuesday helped launch a campaign to create a state appeals court , said justice for thousands of Nevadans is being delayed and denied because the high court is so overloaded with cases that it can take years to resolve them.
Congressional candidate Cresent Hardy said he believes young immigrants brought to the United States illegally by their parents should be allowed to stay to work, study and become U.S. citizens, while adults could seek legal status or go to the back of the line if they want to become Americans.
The Clark County Republican Party has filed a complaint with the Nevada secretary of state’s office alleging that Assembly District 34 candidate Meghan Smith, a Democrat, did not comply with state residency requirements and so is ineligible to run for the open seat.
Hypothetically speaking, Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval could easily beat U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., in a head-to-head Senate matchup in the 2016 election, according to a new poll.
Signature gathering efforts for an initiative petition that seeks to mandate background checks on nearly all Nevada gun purchases are expected to get underway following a ruling Friday by a Carson City district judge.
Secretary of State Ross Miller, a Democrat running for Nevada attorney general, stars in a movie trailer-like ad that debuted at the Las Vegas Film Festival this week.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, who has a ready network of libertarian-minded supporters in Nevada, is gearing up for a possible presidential run with 2015 the target date to announce his plans.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., and his Democratic opponent Erin Bilbray have agreed to debate Oct. 24 on “Ralston Reports,” their campaigns said Tuesday.
Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Democrat running for lieutenant governor, won the endorsement of the Latin Chamber of Commerce’s political action committee, but only after last-minute intervention by her biggest benefactor — U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.
CARSON CITY — Secretary of State Ross Miller has dismissed a complaint filed by the Clark County Republican Party against Controller Kim Wallin for allegedly misusing campaign funds.
State Sen. Mark Hutchison, a Republican running for lieutenant governor, is trying to siphon off some of the Hispanic vote in his campaign against Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Latina Democrat who’s popular among the Latino crowd.
Nevada GOP attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt on Wednesday pledged not to accept political gifts if elected and criticized his Democratic opponent, Ross Miller, for taking more than $70,000 in gifts while in office.
A proposal that could have cleared the way for Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen to seek a third term, and protect him from a lawsuit seeking his ouster, was rejected.
Saying “not all Joes are cut from the same cloth,” Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday criticized U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., and promoted his Democratic opponent, Erin Bilbray at a raucous rally in Henderson. Earlier Wednesday, Biden told attendees at the annual NAACP conference in Las Vegas that it’s time to reverse the trend of states enacting new and restrictive laws that will make it difficult for people to vote.
State legislatures in the past few years have made more than 250 attempts to pass laws to roll back voting rights and 22 states have approved such laws, NAACP panelists said in Las Vegas on Tuesday, accusing Republicans of trying to quash the growing minority vote.
Nevada secretary of state investigators on Tuesday arrested a Las Vegas-area woman who is alleged to have registered to vote twice under a false name and now faces seven felony charges.
Congressional candidate Erin Bilbray on Tuesday kicked off a “Women for Bilbray” campaign in hopes of boosting female voter turnout she’ll need to defeat U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., in the November election.