October 3, 2023
Abby Madore covers a lot of ground each day at work. A staffer at a community health center in Carson City, Nevada, Madore spends her days helping low-income residents understand their health insurance options, including Medicaid. Her phone is always ringing, she said, as she fields calls from clients who dial in from the state’s remote reaches seeking help.
Gov. Joe Lombardo again publicly declined to endorse anyone for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination — including former President Donald Trump, who endorsed Lombardo during his gubernatorial run last year. Speaking to Nevada Independent CEO Jon Ralston during a wide-ranging discussion Saturday at the annual policy and politics-focused Texas Tribune Festival, the Republican governor’s comments come as he has begun endorsing candidates in down-ballot races and as a PAC linked to his campaign has intensified its campaign against legislative Democrats.