Rep. Jacky Rosen has been hammering U.S. Sen. Dean Heller over his positions on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act last summer as she battles to oust the Republican senator from office in one of the most closely watched Senate races in the country.
A recently formed political organization involved in a handful of other states has quietly reserved more than $250,000 worth of television ads to run in Nevada’s gubernatorial race. An organization called Tenth Amendment Project reserved the six-figure ad buy at Las Vegas television stations to run over the last half of September, according to public filings with the Federal Communications Commission.
A measure backed by a medical equipment supplier would exempt so-called durable medical equipment — things such as oxygen tanks, ventilators and wheelchairs — from taxation. Prosthetics, orthotics and some other medical supplies are already exempt from taxation under Nevada law.
Sandoval, a former chair of the association, opened a two-day workshop focused on combating non-native species that transform ecosystems and threaten habitat in lakes and on the range across the West. The workshop is part of the Western Governors Association's initiative to study an issue that can have potentially negative consequences for the environment, agriculture, tourism and fighting wildfires.
Asked if she regretted not jumping in the race to challenge Sen. Dean Heller, Dina Titus had a succinct answer. “Every day. Every day I regret it,” she said. But the 68-year-old Democratic congresswoman said Monday during a recording of the Indymatters podcast that she made the right decision to not run in a primary election against establishment-backed freshman Rep. Jacky Rosen for the right to challenge Heller, widely considered the most vulnerable Republican incumbent up for re-election in 2018.
Cases were routinely closed by judges at the end of the Obama administration if the defendant didn’t have a criminal background and had deep ties in the country, such as U.S. citizen children, or had become eligible for a work permit. This spring, Sessions revoked judges’ authority to carry out the practice, which was aimed at making room for more urgent cases.
The Virginia Range horses have faced a number of challenges — from development to politics — but one of the most pressing issues, given the region’s aridity, has been water. At the industrial center, getting horses to water safely can be difficult, a problem that is worst in the summer months.