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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 03/19/13: The Republican Party, The Constable, And A Julio Cesar Chavez Junior

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CBS LAS VEGAS-Michael McDonald, Chairman of the Nevada Republican Party, talks about how the Republican Party is trying to change their image towards voters. Clark County Commissioners have voted unanimously to abolish the office of Las Vegas Constable, capping a tumultuous fight in which Constable John Bonaventura claimed Commissioners were out to get him and were abolishing the office illegally. The Constable’s Office mainly serves legal papers such as evictions. Critics say its antiquated and inefficient and could be better handled by the Sheriff’s Office. Laughlin Constable Jordan Ross reacts to Clark County abolishing the Las Vegas Constable. Does Clark County need a Constable’s office? Callers tell us if Clark County needs a Constable’s office.

Geoff Lawrence, Deputy Policy Director at the Nevada Policy Research Institute, talks about what bills are moving forward in the State Assembly in Carson City, Nevada. Clark County Commissioners have voted unanimously to abolish the office of Las Vegas Constable, capping a tumultuous fight in which Constable John Bonaventura claimed Commissioners were out to get him and were abolishing the office illegally. The Constable’s Office mainly serves legal papers such as evictions. Critics say its antiquated and inefficient and could be better handled by the Sheriff’s Office. Does Clark County need a Constable’s office? Callers tell us if Clark County needs a Constable’s office.

Mason Tvert, Communications Director for the Marijuana Policy Project, talks about how they put up a billboard to protest the $900,000 fine by the Nevada State Athletic Commission against boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Junior because he tested positive for marijuana.

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