Election 2020

Home means Nevada to Cory Booker

July 14th, 2019 - 2:00am
He's spent many a Thanksgiving and Christmas here. His mom has called the state home since 2013. Now a Democratic presidential candidate, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker isn’t shy about touting his familiarity with the Silver State, traveling here seven times since 2018 with his eye on winning the state’s first in the West caucus.
Election 2020

Advocacy group seeks to make gun violence a priority issue as presidential candidates visit Nevada

June 23rd, 2019 - 2:00am
Women, along with some men and teens, wearing fire-engine red T-shirts have made it their mission to attend campaign events any time a presidential candidate comes to town. They’re members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America or a related student group, both of which are bent on making gun violence prevention a centerpiece issue in the 2020 election cycle.
Election 2020 | Legislature

With growing number of presidential visits, cost of dignitary protection paid by state rises to six figures

May 29th, 2019 - 2:00am
“When there's a visiting dignitary coming in, what happens is if they need protection services, the Secret Service reaches out to the local entities...If they feel the visiting dignitary needs extended protection that is beyond what they can provide, then they reach out to the local agencies to assist with those movements of the visiting `dignitaries,” said Nevada Highway Patrol Colonel John O’Rourke.