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Tesla's Huge Tax Break Deal Is Official

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business

By Sandra Chereb CARSON CITY, Nevada, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed a package of bills on Thursday to prov...

The Limits of Political Suicide

Carl Pope | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

My bet is that 2016 will be the last campaign in American history in which conservatives will reflexively ignore the economic interests of their voters by routinely attacking clean energy as a left-wing boondoggle.

Two Of Nevada's Top Politicians Are Fighting Over An Obscure Election

AP | By NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Like most lieutenant governors, the No. 2 executive in Nevada doesn't have much to do most days. So why are Harry Reid and Brian Sa...

'None Of These Candidates' Won The Democratic Primary To Challenge A Popular Governor

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

Nevada voters apparently weren't enthusiastic about their choices in the Democratic primary to challenge popular Gov. Brian Sandoval (R), picking "non...

Nevada Governor Makes Embarrassing Mistake In Campaign Mailer

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

A popular Republican governor up for reelection this year sent out an innocuous campaign mailer that wouldn't have attracted much attention were it no...

Nevada Congressman Wants Cliven Bundy Backers Out

AP | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada congressman is calling on elected officials in the state to rid a town in his district of militia members who have rallied...

GOP Governor Joins Dems Calls For Unemployment Extension

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican governor has joined Democrats in calling on Congress to reauthorize long-term unemployment insurance. Brian Sandoval of ...

The Man Who Keeps Harry Reid Up At Night

Politico | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is nearly impossible not to like. He has a sunny disposition and seems ever eager to work with Democrats, who have nary a b...

Nevada Halts Efforts To Uphold Gay Marriage Ban

AP | SANDRA CHEREB | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's attorney general and governor said Monday that they won't defend the state's gay marriage ban when it goes before ...

State Lawmaker Makes Absurd Slavery Remark

AP | SANDRA CHEREB | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

CARSON CITY, Nev. -- CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada assemblyman came under fire Monday after a YouTube video surfaced in which he told a Republic...

John Celock

GOP Leader: Low Minority Turnout Helps Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

The top Republican in the Nevada Assembly said during a radio talk show Tuesday that low turnout from minority and young voters could contribute to a ...

Shooting It All in Las Vegas

Michael Winship | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Solving gun violence should be a primary goal of law enforcement but government departments remain hamstringed by budget cuts and hiring freezes, not to mention the relentless bigfooting of the NRA, firearms manufacturers and the rest of the gun lobby.

GOP Gov Boasts Strong Showing As Rick Scott, Others Struggle

AP | SANDRA CHEREB and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

CARSON CITY, Nev. — When Republican governors in November gathered in Las Vegas to discuss how to recover from their party's latest electoral dr...

GOP Governor Vetoes Background Check Measure

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

By Alexia Shurmur LAS VEGAS, June 13 (Reuters) - Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval on Thursday vetoed Democratic-backed legislation that ...

GOP Gov. Signs Medical Pot Bill

AP | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

CARSON CITY, Nev. -- After 13 years of waiting, medical marijuana patients in Nevada will soon have a legal way to obtain the drug without growing it ...

GOP Governor Calls Pre-Dawn Session After Legislature Failure

AP | SANDRA CHEREB | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Sleep-deprived Nevada lawmakers quickly passed all five bills they had to deal with in a special session called overnight by...

GOP Governors Face Early Challenges Ahead Of 2014 Tests

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Republican governors took over statehouses across the country after the 2010 elections and immediately acted on promises to usher ...

More Rights For Commies In Nevada

AP | Posted 06.01.2013 | Weird News

CARSON CITY, Nev. -- It's no longer OK to fire someone in Nevada just because they're a Communist. Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill Wedne...

Good News Nevada Communists!

AP | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

CARSON CITY, Nev. — It's no longer OK to fire someone in Nevada just because they're a Communist. Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill ...

Republicans Ramp Up Efforts To Erase Stinging Losses

Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI, The Associated Press -- Republicans are ramping up their recruitment of minority candidates in an effort to combat the demog...

GOP Gov. Jack Dalrymple Backs North Dakota Medicaid Expansion

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.17.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple makes four Republican governors who've decided to back an expansion of Medicaid to their poor residents under Preside...

Nevada Gov. Seeks Merit Pay, Wyoming Drama: Ed Today

Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.16.2013 | Education
Joy Resmovits

Ed Reform In Nevada? Gov. Brian Sandoval is putting the final touches on his Wednesday State of the State speech, and according to the Las Vegas Review Journal, education will factor high. Merit pay -- a plan in which teachers are paid partially in accordance with their students' test scores -- is looking good to him. "There is money in the budget to ensure we have a fair system by which we're going to measure the performance of teachers," Sandoval said. "Education will be a big priority for me, and you're going to hear a lot about it in the State of the State. K-12 as well as higher ed." (It should be noted that merit pay hasn't been found to work most anywhere -- except in special cases).

Jeffrey Young

GOP Governor Bucks Trend On Health Care Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.10.2013 | Business

A second Republican governor has agreed to carry out an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care reform law. New Mexico Gov. S...

Second Republican Governor Backs Key Obamacare Provision

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is the second Republican state chief executive so far to embrace the Medicaid expansion that is central to President B...

Jeffrey Young

Another GOP Governor Rejects Obamacare For Poor People

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.08.2013 | Business

Idaho won't expand Medicaid to cover more poor people under President Barack Obama's health care reform law, Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter (R) told legislat...