Category Archives: Elections

Over the past few days, there has been quite a bit of news that link national stories to Nevada. The topics range from Trump’s lawsuit regarding voting, to labor, to campaign finance. Here is a roundup of those stories: Democratic members of Congress ask FBI to investigate recent call between Trump, Adelson on coronavirus relief, […]

Today, Governor Sisolak issued the formal proclamation to call the Nevada Legislature into a special session beginning on Friday, July 31, 2020 at 9 a.m. to address significant policy issues that cannot wait until the regularly scheduled legislative session. This will be the 32nd Special Session in Nevada’s history. In the proclamation, the following policy items are included for consideration:  Addressing criminal and social […]

Governor Sisolak held a press conference this eventing to update Nevadans on the reopening plan. He intends to extend Phase 2 and continue to evaluate data. The timeline for moving forward into Phase 3 is dictated by the virus. There has been an increase in cases, but it is not negatively impacting hospitals. Caleb Cage […]

The Interim Finance Committee met today to discuss Governor Sisolak’s plan to cover the $812 million deficit in the state’s budget. It includes about $88 million in cuts to state agencies and one- time appropriations. More details will be heard about the plan at the next IFC meeting that is scheduled for June 25th.  The initial […]

We will post an update with the primary results as soon as we have more information…Full results are expected June 19th. Official results are posted here when available: https://silverstateelection.nv.gov Today, Governor Sisolak released details of the State’s plans to address the Fiscal Year 2020 budget shortfall. From the press release: “Working with state agencies to identify options to address the shortfall, the Governor’s Finance […]

Today, the Legislative Commission met and approved the language for the four ballot questions that will be on the ballot in November. Check out Chelsea Capurro’s full breakdown of the ballot questions here. They also discussed and approved adding positions and appointments for LCB General Counsel and Legislative Counsel.   Governor Sisolak held a media event with […]

Today, the Committee to Conduct an Interim Study of the Requirements for Reapportionment and Redistricting in Nevada met to discuss the upcoming redistricting. There were reports from the state demographer, Board of Regents, Census staff, and LCB staff. Due to COVID-19, census activities have been delayed, and this in turn delays reporting to the Legislature. […]