Everything on Wednesday’s Clark County Commission agenda seems right, except maybe for the date.
Nevada’s senior officials were in a bipartisan state of high dudgeon last week, after Energy Secretary Rick Perry suggested the Silver State could be both the temporary and permanent home of high-level nuclear waste.
First, give U.S. Sen. Dean Heller credit for opposing the manifestly bad Senate version of the Republican health-care bill.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller made news this morning when he came out against the Republican health care reform bill being debated in the Senate, saying it would hurt millions in America and thousands in Nevada who are newly eligible for Medicaid.
Republicans may be readying a conservative to be their 2018 gubernatorial nominee, but it looks like Democrats will have a moderate among their choices.
No sooner have we finished the 2017 Legislature and the little-noticed municipal elections than the 2018 political cycle has begun.
Perhaps it was naïve for anybody to believe the federal government would really keep paying most of the cost of an expanded Medicaid program.
Tuesday was a bad day to be an incumbent.
Gov. Brian Sandoval opposed the bill to raise the minimum wage in Nevada to $12 per hour; when it arrived on his desk, he promptly vetoed it.
Author’s note: This blog has been updated with a comment from Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has turned out to be a jealous guard of executive authority, as a pair of vetoes from the 2017 session show.
Nevada lawmakers introduced 1,143 bills and resolutions during the 2017 legislative session. Many of them died, victims of deadlines or neglect in the final days.
CARSON CITY – The Nevada Legislature, as it always does, ended its 120-day session Tuesday with a bang and a whimper.
CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval said today that closing the state budgets without funding for the controversial Education Savings Account program was a “worthwhile compromise,” although he expressed disappointment that the program didn’t win more Democratic support.
CARSON CITY – I’ve always thought term limits were a stupid idea.