Marco Rubio wants Sheldon Adelson's money -- what GOP presidential hopeful wouldn't? -- but he also has to live with a history of opposing gaming expansion in Florida.
A group of Nevada businesses, including slot bar giant Dotty's and Tilman Fertitta (whose family hates Dotty's), has sued Gov. Brian Sandoval, asking that the minimum wage amendment to the state Constitution be thrown out.
The complaint from these strange bedfellows, which is below, asserts that the amendment, which raised the minimum wage to $8.25 for businesses that don't pay health care benefits and $7.25 for those that do, was passed twice with nearly 70 percent of the vote in 2004 and 2006.
If you believe an internal poll conducted by Public Policy Polling, if you think it's more than name recognition after a statewide bid, if you believe this was released for any reason besides fundraising, then you need to increse your political education.
Lucy Flores crushing everyone else? Ruben Kihuen, Susie Lee and John Oceguera might as well get out now.
Here's the memo, courtesy of Politico Pro:
American Gaming Association President Geoff Freeman has sent a letter to presidential hopefuls informing them "it is imperative" that they learn about the industry as they seek votes in Nevada and elsewhere where casinos are prevalent.
Conservatives didn't get everything they wanted in a new collective bargaining law. But they secured enough so-called reforms to embolden Clark County managers to make some changes.
A few days after he announced his candidacy, Jeb Bush rolled out some Nevada backers.
Rep. Mark Amodei leads the list, which also includes several lawmakers and former first lady Dema Guinn, a consummate Establishment luminary.
Assemblyman Pat Hickey Tweeted about his support Wednesday morning.
Here's the report from the credit rating service, Moody's, in reaction to the Cark County schools deconsolidation bill signing:
Local Government Clark County School District, NV Reorganization Poses Uncertainty, a Credit Negative
Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen, once lobbied by Sen. Harry Reid to hire his son as city attorney, now wants to give Josh Reid a lengthy contract extension with built-in salary boosts that eventually would amount to more than a 20 per cent increase.