Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak had measured words Wednesday for an $8.8 billion state spending plan being finalized by his predecessor as both incoming and outgoing administrations await the release of final revenue projections that will chart the state’s fiscal course for the next two years.
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.
Members include onetime chiefs of staff for two governors: Democrat Richard Bryan (1983-89) and outgoing Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval.
The three women effectively represent past, present and future state Democratic leaders.
Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak named the first members of his transition team Friday, tapping a veteran Democratic campaign strategist and policy adviser to head the group.
Two days ahead of the centenary observance of the first Armistice Day, the state of Nevada on Friday dedicated its memorial to the 895 state residents who have died in conflicts dating back to the Civil War.
Why Araujo pulled the short straw seems to reflect trends that played out in elections across the state and the country.
Election results can upend polls and predictions. But in the cold, sober light of the morning after, they tend to make a lot of sense. So let’s start making sense of Nevada’s results from Tuesday and look at the key takeaways.
In its six-year life, Nevada’s 4th Congressional District seat has flipped three times, Democrat to Republican to Democrat. Two of its former occupants vied to reclaim it this year, with Democrat Steven Horsford defeating Republican Cresent Hardy in a rematch of their 2014 race.
Democrats were leading Republicans in four down-ballot statewide Nevada elections Tuesday in early returns, with Democrat Kate Marshall leading Republican Michael Roberson in the lieutenant governor’s race by nine percentage points.
Donald Trump Jr. ended a daylong tour of Nevada inside a dimly lit honky-tonk bar on Friday by hurling insults at Democrats and touting his father’s accomplishments since taking the White House.
Those figures are among the findings in a line-by-line analysis of each candidates’ 2018 campaign contributions covering three filing periods from Jan. 1 through Oct. 12.
While trying to pick winners and losers in tight state races might be a fool’s errand, a little data-crunching can help assess whether the mood of voters can be predictive — sort of like a boxer telegraphing a punch.