Category Archives: Elections

May 17, 2024 Clark and Washoe county election officials hope new technology will speed up ballot processing pace. Clark County will be able to tabulate 48,000 mail ballots per hour, and Washoe County plans to use a new device in November to automatically verify signatures.  President Joe Biden and Donald Trump have agreed to two […]

May 10, 2024 The Nevada Democratic Senate Caucus, which has a credible chance of winning a veto-proof majority this year, has yet to endorse a candidate in Senate District 18, while Republicans in the primary race have a sizable lead on fundraising, endorsements, and party support from Gov. Joe Lombardo.  A Democratic veto-proof majority in […]

Election news, of course, is dominating the G3Wire this week. New polling finds President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are in a statistical dead heat in Nevada six months before the November election.  Brightline announced that it has designated Siemens as its preferred bidder to build train sets for the 218-mile rail line […]

April 26, 2024 Nevada nuclear commission is ready to strike back after pro-Yucca hearing in Congress, comments in a House hearing raised fears that Congress may reopen nuclear waste issue after election, and that state needs to be more proactive in fighting it.  Cancer-causing chemicals in Nevada’s water supply might be here to stay. But […]

April 20, 2024 Former President Donald Trump’s political operation said that it plans to deploy more than 100,000 attorneys and volunteers across battleground states to monitor — and potentially challenge — vote counting in November. Cannabis is a hot topic this week in Nevada,  Sen. Jacky Rosen introduced a bill to create a federal grant […]

April 12, 2024 The Legislature may need to be called into a special session to shore up funding for a state account used for emergencies and unexpected costs that could run out of money, but top Democrats in the Legislature disagreed with the Governor, citing the millions of dollars still in the fund. USPS expects Reno […]

Major League Baseball’s Oakland Athletics are dominating the headlines this week in Nevada with news of the closing of the iconic Tropicana (the future site of their ballpark) and the A’s agreement to play three interim seasons in Sacramento (2025 – 2027) while their $1.5 billion, 33,000-seat stadium is being constructed on the Las Vegas […]

Nevada Secretary of State Cisco Aguilar called for federal funding of elections and more protections of election workers in response to a letter from a House committee chairman who asked for an explanation regarding the voter history glitches that occurred on the secretary of state’s website.State employees and retirees could see health insurance rate hikes ranging […]

This week’s headlines are dominated by election-related topics, including voter registration issues, initiative petitions and candidate announcements. The Secretary of State is facing criticism for delaying the rollout of a much-anticipated centralized voter registration and election system. Additionally, Republicans have initiated legal action against the Democratic Secretary of State and five local election officials. The […]

Governor Lombardo announced a new Director for the Nevada Department of Veterans Services just as the Federal Deputy Secretary of Veteran Affairs outlined a goal for the Southern Nevada Health Care System to house at least 900 veterans experiencing homelessness in 2024.  The Chairman of the Committee on House Administration sent a letter to Secretary of State […]