August 29, 2023
A Carson City judge has rejected the language of a proposed ballot referendum petition that would have repealed public funding for a new Major League Baseball (MLB) stadium in Las Vegas, saying the language was “legally deficient” and at points “confusing.”
Former Vice President Mike Pence filed last week to run in Nevada’s presidential primary, opting not to participate in the Nevada Republican Party’s caucus — and with it, skipping out on an opportunity to win any Nevada delegates at the Republican National Convention.
Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Jacky Rosen (D-NV) are calling on President Joe Biden’s administration to refreeze $6 billion in Iranian assets, joining a call made by many Republicans and a handful of Democrats in the wake of Hamas militants’ attack on Israel.
Nevada lawmakers approved a set of regulations Thursday aiming at setting the stage for the state’s February presidential primary election. But on the Republican side, an unanswered question remains — will there even be a presidential primary election?
In a historic vote, Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) was removed from his position leading the House of Representatives by a vote of 216-210 last week, with eight Republicans joining all House Democrats (including Nevada’s three Democratic members) to oust the speaker.
Members of the Nevada GOP voted Saturday to establish rules for a party-run caucus that include barring candidates who choose to have their name listed on the ballot for a state-run primary election being held two days earlier and restricting political action committees from getting involved.
WASHINGTON — The Biden-Harris administration’s Department of the Interior-led Interagency Working Group on Mining Laws, Regulations, and Permitting (IWG) released its final report containing recommendations to reform and improve the way mining is conducted on U.S. public lands. The report will inform efforts to modernize the Mining Law of 1872 and related federal permitting processes as part of the Administration’s efforts to increase domestic supplies of critical minerals and uphold the strongest environmental, labor and community engagement standards.
After House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden over allegations of his son’s financial wrongdoings, Nevada’s lone congressional Republican Mark Amodei said he supports it. “I think an inquiry is the right step instead of, ‘Ope, we’re having hearings in front of the Judiciary Committee,’” he said Tuesday.
The super PAC backing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ presidential campaign is calling the state Republican Party’s decision to hold a caucus as evidence that it has “rigged” the primary to ensure an early state victory for former President Donald Trump. The Nevada GOP plans to hold a party-sponsored presidential caucus on Feb. 8 — two days after the state-run presidential primary on Feb. 6. The state GOP has said it will award delegates to the winner of the caucus, and is asking candidates to not participate in the primary.
Vying to challenge incumbent Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and disrupt Democrats’ electoral success in a historically purple state, eight candidates have entered the race for the GOP Senate nomination. They’re aiming to become the first Republican to win a U.S. Senate race in Nevada since former Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) in 2012.
WINNEMUCCA.—This year’s Labor Day weekend has taken superhuman effort to organize and Tri-County Fair Board Chairman Darrel Field is sure glad he happened upon a few superheroes who were up to the job.
Retired U.S. Army Capt. Sam Brown is the leading Republican candidate to take on Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) next year, according to a new poll of likely GOP primary election voters conducted by Public Opinion Strategies on behalf of Duty First Nevada, a super PAC supporting Brown. Despite Brown’s lead over the Republican field, the largest group of poll respondents, 44 percent of the 500 likely voters surveyed, were undecided among the growing field of GOP U.S. Senate candidates.