Las Vegas is angling to host the 2016 Republican National Convention at the same time the Nevada Taxicab Authority is trying to shake off a reputation for lax enforcement of taxi drivers who long-haul passengers to illegally jack up fares.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck on Friday demoted his campaign manager after he was ejected from a basketball game last weekend between the University of Nevada, Reno and its rival, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, for making an obscene gesture during a heated exchange among fans.
Democratic Secretary of State Ross Miller, who’s running for Nevada attorney general, on Monday threatened to pursue “every legal option” to force the State Government Leadership Foundation to reveal its donors after the group launched an attack ad and website against him.
A national group is launching a $500,000 TV ad campaign and website targeting Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller, a Democrat running for Nevada attorney general, painting him as a politician leading the high life and taking freebies.
Democrats plan to deploy “trackers” with video cameras to Las Vegas if the city wins the 2016 Republican National Convention to catch convention-goers possibly getting into trouble or going into and out of Strip bars and casinos, which might not go over well at home.
The 2016 Republican National Convention will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center if the city wins the right to host the nationally televised event, which could be a $400 million-plus boon to Southern Nevada’s economy, the convention center confirmed Tuesday.
Sharron Angle, a former Nevada assemblywoman and failed U.S. Senate candidate who has made fighting alleged election corruption a personal quest, wants to amend the state Constitution to require photo identification to vote.
Sticking to his word, suspended Family Court Judge Steven Jones filed paperwork late Tuesday withdrawing from his re-election race.
Banging drums, blaring air-horns and chanting slogans, more than 50 protesters rallied Friday outside the Las Vegas Country Club to criticize House Speaker John Boehner, who was in town to raise money for U.S. Rep. Joe Heck’s re-election campaign.