Pass public records law reform
April 11th, 2019 - 2:05pm
I am an absolutist on very few things. Personalized license plates – never! Oxford commas – never! Ohio State sports – never! But unlike some in my profession, I do not argue that governments and public officials don’t have a right to say never to some of our requests for information.
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Welcome to our presidential candidate tracker
March 14th, 2019 - 10:34am
We are an early state in the presidential nominee selection schedule, still considered a swing state despite how blue the Republicans were in 2018. So we thought our readers would like to know which candidates are (and have been) showing their love by coming here to demonstrate they can pronounce the state’s name, be opposed to Yucca Mountain and kiss rings, be they Sheldon Adelson’s or Harry Reid’s.
An ugly face
History of shield law shows famous Nevada politicians helped enact, reveal how judge botched recent decision
Amodei: Come on in, the water's fine
Why we didn't publish
The early voting blog
New site will allow voters to submit campaign mailers, provide transparency
October 3rd, 2018 - 3:16pm
Today we are taking yet another step as the campaigns speed toward election day, one we hope will be of help to the cause — and a lasting model. It is called Poli Lit (LINK), and it not only will provide voters a window into campaign literature in races and on issues they care about, it will also allow them to be part of this transparency effort.
My thoughts on CNN's poll of the two major Nevada contests
Why Dean Heller is still alive despite the hiccups
How The Indy chronicles campaign ads
Thoughts on the new statewide Nevada poll
September 11th, 2018 - 2:52pm
Six weeks ago, the Reno Gazette-Journal partnered with Suffolk University to provide a snapshot of what’s happening in the major Nevada races. Now, just eight weeks until the election and less than six weeks before early voting begins, the newspaper has released a new survey.
National Republicans abandon Tarkanian, go all in for Hardy
August 31st, 2018 - 1:47pm
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), trying to hold onto control of the House and spend resources wisely, is abandoning Danny Tarkanian to focus all its Nevada spending on electing Cresent Hardy, a senior adviser to a group familiar with the NRCC’s ad buying strategy told me.
Polls | Ralston Reports
How The Indy will cover polls
August 29th, 2018 - 10:30am
What’s in a poll? That is the question we will be asking as the campaigns careen into this final two months or so. Many media outlets will publish polls based just on so-called “memos” that describe the results and are often tailored by campaigns or hyper-interested special interests.
Team Laxalt sends strange, threatening email
Accessible Amodei shows cocooned Laxalt and Heller how to do their jobs
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