The Indy Explains: Everything you need to know about NV Energy's solar proposal
Riley Snyder
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After primary win, Amodei targeted by progressive group for tax vote

Fresh off the heels of a dominant primary election victory, Republican Rep. Mark Amodei will soon be targeted by a progressive group in a $150,000 digital and television ad blitz over his vote for last year’s GOP-crafted tax law, which cut individual tax rates and repealed a centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act.
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Election 2018

Brothel owner Dennis Hof's election victory is giving Nevada's political establishment anxiety

News that Nevada's most famous brothel operator, 71-year-old reality TV show star Dennis Hof, triumphed by seven percentage points over Assemblyman James Oscarson in a Republican primary on Tuesday has thrown Nevada’s political establishment into something of a panic. Hof has been accused by former prostitutes of sexual misconduct and by a former deputy of intimidation, although he’s never been convicted of a crime.
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Election 2018

Through the lens: Elation, disappointment mark an end to heated primary election campaigns

For several hours Tuesday night — before the general election battle revs up — candidates across the state watched Primary Election results trickle in, signaling a celebration or defeat. Three Nevada Independent photographers captured the emotions on display as candidates cast their votes and, later, watched hard-fought primary battles came to a close.
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