National Democrats not ready to wave white flag yet in CD3
The DCCC won't take "no" for an answer.
The potential power of the Latino vote in Nevada
Nevada may remain out of reach for the GOP presidential nominee if the Latino vote rises as expected in 2016, making up more than a fifth of the vote, according to a new analysis.
Private school folks want fix to school choice bill added to special session agenda
UPDATED, 6:30 AM, 12/9/15: Seems this campaign is being orchestrated by the "think tank" called NPRI, the Nevada Policy Research Institute. Seems Faith Lutheran's principal received the letter from Mountain View Principal Kris Schneider, who told me Tuesday night after I was tipped to NPRI's involvement:
Do you have to pay the Commerce Tax?
Here's the draft of the form presented by staff to the Tax Commission on Monday, and it ain't that complex, especially with that $4 million deduction:
AGA to presidential hopefuls: Answer our questions
The American Gaming Association is ramping up its effort to influence the presidential race by sending candidates a series of questions about the industry.
Marco LOVES Nevada -- he even blesses us!
This will be getting a higher profile soon.
Laxalt closes inquiry into Planned Parenthood
Attorney General Adam Laxalt has informed Planned Parenthood's Nevada chapter that he has closed an inquiry into whether the facility was selling body parts. After those controversial videos surfaced a couple of months ago, Laxalt sent a carefully worded letter inquiring about Planned Parenthood's practices. Letters were exchanged, meetings ensued. And now, via a Laxalt spokeswoman:
Flores hits Lee, Kihuen in fundraising missive
Of all the faux desperate, last-minute, end-of-the-month money pitches, CD4 hopeful Lucy Flores' may have been the most interesting.
Laxalt will sign on to letter asking for restoration of wire act, which Sands favors and MGM opposes
UPDATED, 11/25/15, 3:45 PM: Wynn reiterates opposition to web gaming (Laxalt invoked him on the program):
Initiative filed to increase the minimum wage
An initiative was filed Monday in Nevada to increase the minimum wage via the Constitution, eventually to $13 an hour by 2024. The filing, from some (but hardly all) labor groups and progressives, is designed to erase a current constitutional provision that bifurcates the minimum wage, allowing employers who provide health insurance (including garbage coverage) to pay only $7.25 and others to pay $8.25. The wage would go to $9.25 if it were to pass twice, as required, and then go up 75 cents a year until Jan. 1, 2024.