Author Archives: Jennifer Atlas

Today is the last day for early voting in Nevada before Tuesday’s General Election. This is what the turnout has been so far, these numbers represent 4 days to the election for each year: Active statewide voter registration numbers as of October 2022 Democrat: 605,540 Republican: 553,200 Nonpartisan: 553,830 Independent American: 79,844 Libertarian: 16,330 Other: […]

Election News October 22 – November 4: General Election Early Voting November 8: General Election While we do not have complete numbers for the first week of early voting, we wanted to give an update on what the turnout has been in Clark and Washoe: Working-class struggles shake Nevada, threatening Democratic Party (Politico) In Nevada […]

Yesterday, the Interim Finance Committee approved more than $757 million in ARPA funds for Nevada programs. Among the initiatives approved were affordable housing supports, adding school-based mental health workers, opening a licensed forensic psychiatric hospital, modernizing government technology systems and creating a transplant institute. Governor Sisolak attended the meeting and applauded the efforts of the […]

This week, the Economic Forum met to hear presentations that will help them forecast the General Fund revenues at their December meeting. The Economic Forum is a state-appointed panel of private sector business experts who provide forecasts of tax revenue streams that are used to determine the state’s budget. According to the Legislative Counsel Bureau’s fiscal […]

Election News October 22 – November 4: General Election Early VotingNovember 8: General Election Active statewide voter registration numbers as of September 2022: Democrat: 592,903 Republican: 542,761 Nonpartisan: 530,893 Independent American: 77,904 Libertarian: 15,897 Other: 43,565 Total: 1,803,923 CNN Polls: Democrat holds edge in Arizona Senate race while Nevada contest has no clear leader (CNN) Nevada : U.S. […]

Election News October 22 – November 4: General Election Early Voting November 8: General Election On the Record: Republican Congressional candidate Sam Peters (NV Independent) On the Record: Democratic Congressional candidate Steven Horsford  (NV Independent) Republicans ramp up immigration, ‘open borders’ attacks as general election nears (NV Independent) Amid a housing crisis, mayoral hopefuls cast […]

Election News October 22 – November 4: General Election Early Voting November 8: General Election On the Record: Republican attorney general candidate Sigal Chattah (NV Independent) On the Record: Democratic attorney general candidate Aaron Ford (NV Independent) Lombardo set to campaign at anti-gay church (NV Independent) As Democrats aim to press advantage on abortion, Laxalt […]

Election News On the trail: Can a Democratic senator find rural support in 2022?  (NV Independent) On the Record: Ellen Spiegel wants to collect debts, help aspiring business owners as controller (NV Independent) Lombardo prioritizes school safety, Read by Grade 3 in plan for education (NV Independent) Fiore started business with ex-councilman who resigned over […]

As we get closer to Nevada’s 82nd Legislative Session, the Interim Committees are finishing their work and starting to finalize their recommendations and Bill Draft Requests. The 2021 Nevada Legislature passed AB443, Legislation that changed the way the Legislature operates between Sessions: Joint Interim Standing Committees that parallel the standing committees established by the Legislature during its regular biennial […]

Election Update October 22 – November 4: General Election Early Voting November 8: General Election Election News On the Record: Republican House candidate April Becker (NV Independent) On the Record: Democratic House candidate Susie Lee (NV Independent) Cortez Masto pushes back against Biden student loan forgiveness as other Dems cheer (NV Independent) Jim Marchant accused […]