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Sharron Angle initiative addresses protecting student data

Potential GOP U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle on Thursday announced that a petition drive is underway asking voters to protect personal student data now being collected as part of Nevada’s education reform efforts.

Sanders campaign to launch Spanish ads in Nevada

The campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders plans to launch Spanish radio ads this week in Nevada markets highlighting the Vermont U.S. senator’s roots as the son of a Polish immigrant.

Fiore loses license for home health care business

State regulators pulled the license of Assemblywoman Michele Fiore’s home health care business in Las Vegas on Tuesday after inspectors found the business closed, but were unable to reach her.

Fiore files as Congressional candidate

Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, R-Las Vegas, has filed as a candidate with the Federal Election Commission to run for U.S. Rep. Joe Heck’s 3rd Congressional District seat.

Reid wants to use campaign funds for post-retirement assistant

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has asked the Federal Election Commission for an opinion on whether he can tap his campaign fund to pay for a full-time assistant after he’s retired from the Senate.

Conservative think tank praises 20 Nevada legislators

A conservative think tank grading Nevada lawmakers on their performance on behalf of taxpayers in the 2015 legislative session found only 20 of 63 who achieved favorable voting records.

GOP congressional candidate pays himself salary from campaign fund

Andrew Matthews quit his paid job as president of the Nevada Policy Research Institute when he decided to run for Congress. As a Republican candidate in the 3rd Congressional District, he is now getting paid from his campaign funds.

Coalition challenges petition to repeal new commerce tax

A group called The Coalition for Nevada’s Future on Thursday filed a legal challenge to a referendum sought by GOP anti-tax advocates who want to put the new commerce tax on the 2016 general election ballot for repeal.

Heller cybersecurity amendment narrowly defeated

The Senate on Tuesday narrowly rejected an amendment that U.S. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada said would have strengthened privacy protections to a cybersecurity bill that was later approved by the upper chamber.

PACs ramp up spending in Nevada congressional races

Political action groups have already put a more than half a million dollars into the three congressional district races in Southern Nevada.

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