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As Republicans eye Nevada, the state’s battleground status may come down to one man: Joe Biden
Megan Messerly
November 10th, 2019 - 2:00am
With less than a year to go until the presidential election, Nevada Republicans are hosting trainings and reactivating their volunteer army. National Republicans have promised to invest in the state no matter what. But to what extent Nevada is actually in play in 2020 will likely come down to who wins the Democratic presidential nomination.
Harris touts union-friendly Medicare-for-all plan at town hall with powerful Culinary Union
Megan Messerly
November 8th, 2019 - 9:02pm
California Sen. Kamala Harris lauded the Culinary Union’s hard-fought health insurance plan as “extraordinary” and promised that her version of Medicare-for-all wouldn’t take it away while at a town hall with the union’s members in Las Vegas on Friday night.
Indy DC Download: The Senate approved Trump's 159th judge as Cortez Masto pounded the drum against VanDyke
Humberto Sanchez
November 9th, 2019 - 2:00am
The Senate last week focused on confirming President Donald Trump’s 159th judge as Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto ramped up her campaign against former state Solicitor General Lawrence VanDyke’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Nevada Mining Association president to step down in January
Daniel Rothberg
November 8th, 2019 - 12:33pm
Dana Bennett, the first woman to head the Nevada Mining Association, led the old industry in a changing Nevada. A 30-year veteran in the public policy arena, Bennett said she plans to retire on Jan. 31 to enjoy a slower pace and spend more time with family.
DNC sees Nevada as key battleground for presidential victory
Humberto Sanchez
November 8th, 2019 - 2:00am
Victory for the Democratic presidential nominee runs through Nevada, according to the Democratic National Committee, which has designated the Silver State as a crucial swing state that could be decided by a relatively small number of votes.
Roundtable calls for more support staff, better data to support DREAMers in higher education
Shannon Miller
November 8th, 2019 - 2:00am
A roundtable in Las Vegas on Tuesday brought students, administrators and presidents together to discuss how Nevada’s colleges and universities can support their DACA and undocumented students.
Dental board members, staff resign amid critical audit, Sisolak criticism
Riley Snyder
November 7th, 2019 - 2:53pm
Three members of the state’s dental occupational licensing board, plus two top staff members, have resigned from the board amid a scathing audit and sharp criticism from Gov. Steve Sisolak.
Deonne Contine resigns as head of Department of Administration, cites family obligations
Michelle Rindels and Riley Snyder
November 7th, 2019 - 12:45pm
Deonne Contine, the director of the Nevada Department of Administration who is best known for her role in rolling out the state’s recreational marijuana program, is resigning from her position less than a year after being appointed, citing family obligations.
State auditors: Nevada marijuana licensing round wasn’t perfect, but was adequate
Michelle Rindels
November 7th, 2019 - 2:46pm
Auditors recommended the state increase transparency in its application process, including having a more open dialogue with applicants about requirements in the scoring process. Sisolak said the lack of a public forum for such discussion was “troublesome,” citing revelations from court proceedings this summer that some applicants received guidance on the scoring criteria in private dinners with regulators.