The Nevada Republican Party’s central committee has re-elected incumbent Chairman Michael McDonald to a fifth term, and voted to forego a traditional nominating caucus to endorse President Donald Trump’s re-election.
Based in Reno, Bill Dentzer covers government and politics and related state news out of the Review-Journal’s capital bureau in Carson City. He joined the RJ in October 2018 after similar assignments at the Salt Lake Tribune in Utah and the Idaho Statesman in Boise. He earlier covered state and local government in his home state of New York, where he graduated from Hamilton College.
There are nearly 400,000 people in Nevada without health insurance, despite an increase in the number of people with insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act.
Gov. Steve Sisolak Wednesday appointed education consultant Karlene McCormick-Lee and four school financial officers to a commission charged with overseeing the new statewide school funding formula.
California lawmakers sent a letter to Nevada Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson, inviting Silver State lawmakers to discuss gun control legislation.
The Nevada Ethics Commission has dismissed two complaints filed against Storey County Sheriff Gerald Antinoro, but a third complaint is still pending.
Roger Hillygus used a fake legal document to take his mother from a Reno care facility in a battle over the family trust, landing him in jail in Los Angeles.
Although the drought continues to plague the west, Nevadans won’t need to conserve any more water than they already do, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation said in a new report issued Thursday.
A post from Big Mikes Gun and Ammo said the shooter, whom police fatally shot moments after he opened fire, ordered the AK-47-style semiautomatic rifle from him via the internet.
Jim Dzurenda, director of the state department of corrections, has resigned, and the state will conduct a national search for his replacement.
The Nevada treasurer’s office returned a record $44 million in unclaimed property in the past year, ranging from a nearly $930,000 payout down to a single penny.
A tour of blast-damaged dorms at the University of Nevada, Reno, revealed extensive damage that took place when a boiler malfunction prompted a natural gas explosion.
Washoe County school trustees are expected to fire Superintendent Traci Davis on Monday, after allegations of leaked confidential information and turmoil within the district’s ranks.