Vice President Mike Pence’s campaign rally in a hangar at Reno-Tahoe Airport on Thursday comes as Washoe County confronts record-setting numbers on new daily cases, hospitalizations and overall active cases of COVID-19.
Based in Reno, Bill Dentzer covers government and politics and related state news out of the Review-Journal’s capital bureau in Carson City. He joined the RJ in October 2018 after similar assignments at the Salt Lake Tribune in Utah and the Idaho Statesman in Boise. He earlier covered state and local government in his home state of New York, where he graduated from Hamilton College.
The governor’s office has announced Nevada will join other Western states to independently review the safety and effectiveness of any FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine.
Candidates in the 3rd and 4th Congressional Districts have spent nearly $8 million on their races as Election Day nears.
Nevada received $20 billion in coronavirus aid, but with tax collections down and an ongoing pandemic, experts are worried about the state’s fiscal future.
Members of Gov. Steve Sisolak’s Capitol-based staff have completed 14-day quarantines and tested negative for COVID-19 following the infection of one staffer.
The Nevada Poll™ finds that nearly half of Nevadans disapprove of how Gov. Steve Sisolak has handled the coronavirus crisis, while 46 percent approve of his actions.
The state of Nevada and the Legislature are appealing a state District Court decision that invalidated two revenue bills passed in 2019.
Balloting information enclosed with mail-in ballots sent to voters in Lyon and Humboldt counties will be redistributed to correct errors in the original materials, but the errors have no effect on the ballots themselves.
Federal health authorities are telling Nevada to reverse course on the state’s recent decision to ban two types of rapid COVID-19 tests used in nursing homes.
Incumbent Democratic Assemblywoman Brittney Miller is facing off against Republican challenger Mack Miller, who is not related, in Assembly District 5.
Democratic Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui is facing Republican Erika Smith and Independent American Party member Victoria DaCosta in Nevada Assembly District 41.