Nevada Children’s Report Card: F-, F, F-, F

BY: - October 11, 2018

Nevada received an overall “F” grade for education – again — according to the 2018 Nevada Children’s Report Card released this week by the Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA). The key areas most in need of improvements, according to the report, are school readiness, student achievement, high school completion, and funding. School Readiness: F- Nevada is […]

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Ford on Sandoval: “I appreciate his kind words”

BY: - October 11, 2018

Governor Brian Sandoval has endorsed U.S. Sen. Dean Heller to retain his seat, State Sen. Michael Roberson for lieutenant governor and now he’s featured in an ad for Lidia Stiglich,  a Nevada Supreme Court Justice he named to the bench. But Sandoval, who has declined to endorse fellow Republican Adam Laxalt or Democrat Steve Sisolak […]

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Rosen pounces on Heller vote to protect “junk” insurance plans

BY: - October 10, 2018

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller and fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate killed a measure to block a recent Trump administration rule to expand short-term health insurance plans — plans critics refer to as “junk” plans because they need not cover pre-existing conditions. Immediately after the vote, Heller’s opponent, Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen, blasted Heller for […]

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The Kavanaugh effect in Nevada: Something, or nothing?

BY: - October 9, 2018

Less than a month away from the November election, yet another poll shows candidates in Nevada’s top races in a dead heat. If the election was today, 46 percent of likely voters said they would vote for U.S. Sen. Dean Heller while 44 percent would choose U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen, according to an NBC/Marist poll […]

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Norquist noses in on Nevada ballot questions

BY: - October 9, 2018

Washington D.C. anti-tax activist Grover Norquist will perhaps be best remembered for saying “I don’t want to abolish government. I simply want to reduce it to the size where I can drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub.” When it comes to taxes, Norquist’s organization, Americans for Tax Reform, is against […]

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Police group “urges” answers from Laxalt on cop assault arrest

BY: - October 9, 2018

Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt assaulted a police officer when he was 17, and now the association representing cops from throughout Nevada wants to know more about that incident, as well as Laxalt’s other run-ins with the law. “The latest news about Adam Laxalt’s arrest history is extremely disturbing to Nevada’s law enforcement community, […]


Metro on UFC melee: Move along, nothing to see here

BY: - October 8, 2018

Here is a statement, in full, issued by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Office of Public Information Monday: LVMPD officers assisted with breaking up several small fights that took place after Saturday night’s UFC main event in Las Vegas.  After all were (sic) parties were separated, no one involved wished to press charges and […]


Don’t get mad. Get registered and vote.

BY: - October 5, 2018

The election is a month away and early voting begins two weeks from Saturday, Oct. 20, and runs through Nov. 2.   Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6.     But you can’t vote if you aren’t registered.   Oct. 9 is the last day to register to vote or update your existing registration, without having […]

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Heller dismisses allegations against Kavanaugh as “witch-hunt”

BY: - October 5, 2018

“It’s time for this witch-hunt to end,” Sen. Dean Heller said in an email Thursday asking supporters to sign a petition “to tell Democrats to stop the games and confirm Judge Kavanaugh.” Clicking a link in the email takes people to a page where they can sign a petition to Democratic senators and donate money […]

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In new ads, Sisolak & daughters focus on education, health care

BY: - October 4, 2018

Democratic candidate for governor Steve Sisolak begins airing two new ads in the Las Vegas market Friday. Both ads feature his daughters. One of the ads focuses on education, with Sisolak’s daughters describing the need for higher teacher pay, smaller class sizes and “a governor who won’t send public money to private schools.” “Tell that […]

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Heller misses sex abuse hearing

BY: - October 4, 2018

A Senate Commerce subcommittee charged with protecting Olympic athletes from sexual abuse met Wednesday for the fourth time. Absent from the meeting was U.S. Senator Dean Heller, who is in a tight race to retain his seat. Heller is being challenged by U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen, a first-term congresswoman from Las Vegas. The hearing, held […]

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Pew survey: Public support for tax bill hasn’t budged all year

BY: - October 4, 2018

The Republican tax cuts are no more popular now than they were shortly after Donald Trump signed them into law in December. Results of a Pew Research Center survey, “2018 Midterm Voters: Issues and Political Values,” published Thursday found that in January of this year, 37 percent of respondents approved of the tax cuts. Last month, […]