It’s time to start keeping track of these baby steps.
As Gov. Brian Sandoval returns to his centrist ways in all things, from taxes to immigration, he is sending signals that he is not the same guy who ran to the right of a corpse named Jim Gibbons in 2010. Two years plus after embracing the Arizona law (SB1070), Sandoval is starting to reach out to the Hispanic community – and he did it again Monday with the announcement of Brian Ayala’s appointment to the Nevada Commission on Tourism.
Ayala is no ordinary Hispanic businessman. He is part of a longtime family business – Ayala’s, Inc. – that has concessions at the airport. He has been active in the Latin Chamber of Commerce. Oh, and he’s a Democrat.
Not just any Democrat, either. His family business