GOP could take control of Nevada Senate in Tuesday election
Republicans hope to capitalize on sluggish Democratic turnout to shift the balance of power in the Nevada Senate to their favor, although the deeply Democratic assembly is much more of a long shot.
A conservative think tank has compiled a list of what it calls the most egregious examples of waste in Nevada government in the past two years.
Assessment teams are heading into Moapa Valley and an adjacent Indian reservation to gauge flash flood damage near where a stretch of Interstate 15 remains washed out 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
The Nevada Legislature is in a special session to consider $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives for electric car-maker Tesla Motors as part of “an extraordinary opportunity” to seal the deal for its $5 billion battery factory and tens of thousands of jobs he says are needed to recover from the worst economic crisis in state history.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has dispatched a team to start estimating the cost of damage from flooding that wiped out swaths of a vital interstate and swamped parts of Clark County and a southern Nevada Indian reservation.
State and local elected officials are getting in on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which has been sweeping social media for weeks.
7.7% rate same as June, but more jobs added to the economy
Normally a lieutenant governor’s race doesn’t draw much attention. But Nevada insiders are captivated by the contest between Republican State Sen. Mark Hutchison and Democratic Assemblywoman Lucy Flores.
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval is scheduled to visit an area of Mount Charleston ravaged by Monday’s flash flood.