11
OCT
2016

Nevada Senate votes to help fund proposed NFL stadium in Las Vegas

CARSON CITY, Nev. — A plan to put $750 million in public funds toward an NFL stadium in Las Vegas has passed the first of two major votes in the Nevada Legislature, with lawmakers saying they understood their votes might draw criticism but they want to bring more jobs to a...
08
OCT
2016

Battle over background checks in Nevada heads toward Nov. 8

By KEN RITTER – Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – Both sides in a battle over a ballot measure to tighten gun background checks in Nevada say too many criminals have weapons. They disagree as they attempt to sway voters ahead of the Nov. 8 vote on whether a proposed...
07
OCT
2016

Background check ballot question fires up debate

by Heidi Kyser For its second televised roundtable discussion of questions on the Nevada ballot this November, Vegas PBS focused on No. 1, pertaining to background checks for gun purchses: Shall Chapter 202 of the Nevada Revised Statues be amended to prohibit, except in certain...
19
AUG
2015

What Is the Matter With Nevada?

August 19, 2015 LAS VEGAS—Candidates make fewer trips here. Pollsters don’t poll here. And the state has no iconic cattle-call event like the Iowa State Fair to draw presidential hopefuls in droves and to drive national headlines. So what’s the matter with Nevada? It...
09
AUG
2015

GOP PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS DRAWN TO ‘CLASSIC NEVADA’ RANCH EVENT

By Sandra Chereb Las Vegas Review-Journal Capital Bureau GARDNERVILLE — Republican presidential hopefuls are headed to a Northern Nevada ranch to woo voters and test their gastric nerves with a Basque heritage dish of lamb testicles. The Aug. 15 Basque Fry is sponsored by...