In Nevada, Kamala Harris contrasts Biden, Trump on climate change, coronavirus
Her stops in Reno and Las Vegas come as Democrats have built up a lead in ballots cast in Clark County, their “firewall” against more Republican-heavy Washoe County and rural areas, but not an insurmountable one. With Biden polling an average of 4.6 percentage points above Trump in Nevada, both candidates appear to view the state as still in play.
Education funding lawsuit headed for Nevada Supreme Court after initial dismissal
Criminal Justice | Election 2020
Judge denies anti-abortion group’s request for more signature-gathering time for parental notification ballot question
October 27th, 2020 - 11:41am
Federal District Court Judge Miranda Du on Wednesday formally dismissed the lawsuit filed by “Protect Our Girls,” a political action committee formed this year with the backing of the pro-life group, Nevada Right to Life, in order to support the proposed ballot initiative regarding parental notification on abortions for minors.
Community | Election 2020
Latino voters, key in winning Nevada, say they want elected officials who speak out, show up
Latino voters have become increasingly sought after by campaigns vying to capture a community that represents almost 20 percent of Nevada’s eligible voting population. Latino voters were instrumental in helping catapult Sen. Bernie Sanders to victory in the Silver State’s Democratic caucuses earlier this year and propelling a blue wave in the state’s 2018 elections.
Immunization plan maps out framework for COVID-19 vaccination distribution in Nevada, starting with frontline workers
State fines Douglas County, Minden-Tahoe Airport management company $5,500 after Trump rally
October 26th, 2020 - 12:11pm
Nevada’s Division of Industrial Relations has fined Douglas County and the company that manages the Minden-Tahoe Airport $5,500 after President Donald Trump rallied thousands of his supporters there last month in violation of state coronavirus health and safety directives.
Company seeks to privatize public land at state-led Anaconda mine cleanup, prompting concerns about oversight, transparency
October 26th, 2020 - 2:00am
An effort to privatize public land at the former Anaconda Copper Mine in Yerington would leave the federal government with little oversight over a massive cleanup led by state regulators who have faced criticism for relying on company data to assess an aquifer with high uranium levels.