12
JAN
2017

How Nevada Politicians Violate State Constitution’s Taxpayer Protections

By VICTOR JOECKS LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL Legislators have been skirting the Nevada Constitution to pass tax increases for 20 years, and it’s time to expose their scheme. They’re violating the Gibbons’ Tax Restraint Initiative, a voter-approved constitutional amendment that...
12
OCT
2016

Another day, another Question 1 ad in Nevada (VIDEO)

by Christen Smith Nevadans for Background Checks — the state surrogate for former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s arsenal of gun control groups — released a new commercial Tuesday urging voters to support Question 1 in November. “The law requires criminal background...
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...
21
JUN
2016

Krasner wins Assembly District 26

By: Seth A. Richardson Lisa Krasner reigned supreme in the race for Assembly District 26, according to unofficial results from the Washoe County Registrar’s office. With all precincts reporting, Krasner bested Jason Guinasso in the race for outgoing Assemblyman Randy...
02
JUN
2016

NRA Nevadans for Freedom Hires Campaign Manager to Lead Grassroots Efforts to Defeat Nevada Gun Control Ballot Initiative

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 Las Vegas, NV. – NRA Nevadans for Freedom today announced that Robert Uithoven has been hired to manage the grassroots campaign to defeat Question 1, a flawed gun control ballot initiative on the November 2016 ballot. The Uithoven hire signals that NRA...
11
MAY
2016

After Loss, Cruz Works to Keep Supporters Engaged

by Patrick Svitek May 9, 2016: Ted Cruz is not done with the Republican presidential race yet. The Texas senator may have dropped out of the race last week, but he is working to ensure his supporters stay engaged through the Republican National Convention, where presumptive...
26
FEB
2016

Republican presidential campaigns gear up in Alaska for Super Tuesday

Alaska Dispatch News; Devin Kelly: Alaska Republicans will head to the polls next Tuesday to decide on a Republican nominee for president, one of 13 such contests being held around the country on “Super Tuesday.” Twenty-five delegates will be up for grabs in the Alaska Republican...
22
FEB
2016

In Uncertain Nevada Contest, Cruz Tests Message for West

Feb. 21, 2016: by Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune: With the South Carolina primary — and a disappointing third-place finish — behind him, Ted Cruz’s campaign is turning west, providing a brief respite from the increasingly high-stakes South and an opportunity to test out a...
06
FEB
2016

Caucuses: A wholly different campaign strategy

February 5, 2016; RGJ  Seth A. Richardson. Caucuses and primaries are vastly different processes. The voting is different, the voter is different and in many cases, like Nevada, campaigns have to develop specific strategies for how to best sell a candidate. Primaries are often...
03
FEB
2016

Paul drops out; where does his local support go?

AS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — Las Vegas, there’s a fight brewing for Jacob Champion. Who? Jacob is a Rand Paul supporter. Today he lost his candidate. Paul suspended his campaign this morning, bowing to the reality that his run never gained traction. Monday night in Iowa, he...
12