23
MAY
2015

Nevada Assembly OKs bill to regulate Uber

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – A hard-fought bill to regulate ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft got the green light from Nevada lawmakers in the wee hours of Saturday morning, after weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiations, several public failures for Uber and a...
27
APR
2015

j3 STRATEGIES, Ltd. hires Ryan Hamilton as Vice President

(Reno, NV) – April, 27, 2015 Reno, Nevada-based political and public affairs consulting firm j3 STRATEGIES, Ltd., announced the hiring of Ryan Hamilton as Vice President of the company. Hamilton joins j3 from the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, where he was the manager...
29
MAR
2015

State GOP strategy makes them sound like Democrats

CARSON CITY — Republicans in control of the Nevada Senate are keeping Democrats on their toes, slipping ideas historically pushed by the Democratic Party into bills backed by the GOP. It’s a ploy commonly seen in the halls of Congress, forcing lawmakers into a tough choice: hold...
27
MAR
2015

Nevada Elections 2016 Harry Reid: ‘I’m going to help’ Cortez Masto in Nevada race

Politico- Harry Reid may be retiring from the Senate, but back home in Nevada he’s still trying to play kingmaker. Shortly after announcing he’d step down at the end of his term, Reid indicated that he’s backing former Democratic state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto as...
08
FEB
2015

In underdog campaign, and as attorney general, Adam Laxalt ‘never had a doubt

CARSON CITY, Nevada — Adam Laxalt has been flying into headwinds from the time he announced his campaign for attorney general, so it was fitting that a blizzard hit central Nevada on the December day when he drove north to take office as the state’s top lawman. That final...
02
FEB
2015

Opening day in the Assembly Monday

CARSON CITY — Plenty of warm gestures and other airs of bipartisanship wafted through the Nevada Legislature on Monday. But the show of congeniality isn’t likely to last in the world of the 78th Nevada Legislature. All eyes were on the Legislature’s lower house on opening...
01
FEB
2015

Bold education tax plan is make it or break it for Sandoval’s political future

By LAURA MYERS LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL Close your eyes and you might have thought a Democratic governor was delivering the State of the State address to the Nevada Legislature. But that was Republican Brian Sandoval proposing $1.15 billion in new and extended taxes over the next...
19
NOV
2014

Attorney General-elect Adam Laxalt names transition team

On November 12, Nevada Attorney General-elect Adam Laxalt named a transition team to assist him as he prepares to take office in January. “I am proud to name these distinguished Nevadans to my transition team,” stated Adam Laxalt. “These men and women possess the...
23
OCT
2014

GOP-sponsored poll shows AG’s race is a ‘dead heat’

The Nevada attorney general’s race is a statistical dead heat, according to polling done on behalf of the Republican Attorney General Association. Democratic candidate Ross Miller took 40 percent of the polling and Laxalt 39 in the poll conducted Oct. 13-15, based on...
23
AUG
2014

Hagar: Laxalt lucky to have damage-control expert

I admire the damage-control ability of political consultant Robert Uithoven displayed this week for his client, Adam Laxalt. Laxalt, grandson of former Nevada Gov. and U.S. Senator Paul Laxalt, is the Republican candidate for attorney general…. Read more