“I think it would be worthwhile perhaps if we had an item on the agenda where we could get some type of presentation of where our state stands in terms of school security,” he said. The latest offer from GOP House Speaker John Boehner (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Gov.“I’m interested in terms of what is best practices and (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – As Rep. Am I willing to look at revenues that will reduce the debt, not to fund more government spending? Brian Sandoval today announced he has appointed Elaine Wynn to the state Board of Education, effective January 8, 2013.Wynn, director of Wynn Resorts since 2000, was appointed by then-Gov.Jim Gibbons as co-chair of (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Nevada Supreme Court Justice James Hardesty said today that the country will not have success in reducing the tragic type of shooting incident that occurred Friday in Connecticut without providing more mental health support.Sandoval made the request as chairman of the state Homeland Security Commission, which met today by teleconference.A presentation will be prepared for the next meeting of the commission.This decision assures coverage for low income uninsured Nevadans who would not be eligible for the new health insurance products provided through the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange.While controversial, the principal achievement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is the development (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – State Senate Republican leaders today commended GOP Gov.
Clark County overall was up 2.8 percent, while South Lake Tahoe posted a 0.8 percent gain with .9 million in revenues.
Photo: Conor Ogle (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – The Nevada State Democratic Party today said Gov.
Brian Sandoval should immediately disclose state agency budget requests to the Legislature and public.
Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, R- Las Vegas, elected to Assembly District 4 in November, has submitted a bill draft request to prepare a measure for consideration in the 2013 legislative session.
The one-line description for the request says: “Authorizes the possession of a concealed firearm on property of the Nevada System of Higher Education under certain circumstances.” Fiore, a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association, made 2nd Amendment rights a key part (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Nevada casinos took in 8.8 million from gamblers in October, eking out a modest 1.9 percent increase over the same month in 2011, the Gaming Control Board reported today.