Election 2024

Under pressure from all sides, Brown backtracks, says Yucca ‘should not be revived’

BY: - May 25, 2024

After weeks of taking heat from opponents and critics Democrat and Republican alike for expressing a willingness to bring nuclear waste to Nevada, Republican Senate candidate Sam Brown on Saturday said that the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project should not be considered. “Over the past month, I’ve invested time speaking with engineers and experts on […]

Race that could decide control of Nevada Senate features testy Democratic primary

BY: - May 24, 2024

The Nevada State Senate district expected to have the most competitive general election race is also having one of the most cutthroat primaries, with two well-funded Democratic candidates actively campaigning and dividing support. State Senate District 5, which covers parts of Henderson, is considered the most flippable seat this year for Democrats, who are currently […]


Lombardo tries to hog credit for Biden administration achievements (again)

BY: - May 24, 2024

“I’m pleased to announce the allocation of $250 million towards Middle Mile Infrastructure,” Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo said in a statement released by his office this week. “This significant investment will enhance internet connectivity in communities across Nevada that have struggled with inadequate internet access. By addressing these critical gaps, we are ensuring that all […]

Political novice out fundraising Bilbray-Axelrod in Democratic primary for Clark County Commission

BY: - May 24, 2024

Hunter Cain, a veterans advocate who works in the military department of Grand Canyon University, is winning the money race against Assemblywoman Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod in the Democratic primary for Clark County Commission District C, which is being vacated by Democrat Ross Miller.  The winner will take on the Republican who prevails in a three-way race […]

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Disillusionment leads newcomers to challenge Henderson council incumbents 

BY: - May 23, 2024

In the City of Henderson, three is a magic number. That’s how many votes it takes to prevail before the five member City Council where four members – Mayor Michelle Romero, longtime council members Dan Stewart and Dan Shaw, and new member Jim Seebock – often vote in lock step. Councilwoman Carrie Cox is the […]

Barbershop chain owner, veteran challenge incumbent for North Las Vegas City Council

BY: - May 23, 2024

Home to more than 275,000 residents, the City of North Las Vegas is the state’s fourth most populous incorporated city – behind Las Vegas, Henderson, and Reno. The nonpartisan North Las Vegas City Council includes the mayor and four members, who each represent a ward. This year, seats for two of the wards are up […]

Nevada Secretary of State outlines timeline for counting primary election ballots

BY: - May 22, 2024

Ahead of Nevada’s June 11 primary election, Secretary of State Francisco Aguilar outlined new guidance around when counties should start tabulating votes in order to make sure results are released as soon as possible. Nevadans have already begun receiving ballots in their mailboxes, and in-person early voting begins Saturday, May 25 and runs through Friday, […]

Trump signals he’s open to state limits on contraceptive access, then insists he’s not

BY: - May 21, 2024

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump, the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee for president, suggested during a taped interview with a Pittsburgh TV news station Tuesday that he might be open to states restricting access to contraceptives, though he later appeared to backtrack. “We’re looking at that and I’m going to have a policy on that very shortly […]

Trump declines witness stand as testimony in his first trial concludes

BY: - May 21, 2024

WASHINGTON — The end of the first criminal trial of a former U.S. president is in sight as Donald Trump’s defense team rested its case Tuesday in Manhattan, where jurors have heard weeks of testimony from nearly two dozen witnesses about Trump’s alleged reimbursement of hush money meant to silence a porn star before the […]

Coalition of Trump backers attacks Democrat running for state assembly by comparing her to Trump

BY: - May 21, 2024

A coalition of business organizations are behind an attack mailer attempting to tie a progressive state Assembly candidate to former President Donald Trump, whom the groups supported in 2020. A mailer recently received by voters in Nevada State Assembly District 10 in Las Vegas claims that Democratic candidate Valerie Thomason and Trump “both hid campaign […]

State Senate

Republican challenging Nevada Senate majority leader has ties to far right Christian group

BY: - May 20, 2024

The Nevada Senate Republican Caucus-backed candidate hoping to unseat Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro describes herself on her website as having “a pragmatic and results-oriented approach” but has previously identified herself as a member of a right-wing Christian organization. Jill Douglass, a retiree who previously worked in financial services, is one of two Republicans running […]


Brown said he wants to ax multiple federal departments, promised spending cuts will ‘be painful’

BY: - May 17, 2024

Two years ago, when Republican Sam Brown was running for a U.S. Senate seat for the first time, he was debating Adam Laxalt and the topic turned to federal spending. “One of the things that I’ve been proposing,” Brown said in that debate, “is that anywhere you have a duplication of a department or agency […]