Steve Sisolak was sworn in as Nevada’s 30th governor Monday on the steps of the state Capitol in Carson City under overcast skies and following a weekend of snow.
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.
When Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak and other state officeholders are sworn into office Monday, Democrats will assume control of Silver State government to a degree not seen since at least the early 1960s.
Newlyweds have so much to do after tying the knot — combining households, maybe filing paperwork for name changes — and in some cases, stepping down from that state agency board your spouse’s predecessor appointed you to.
About 30 percent of the roughly 11,000 federal workers employed with cabinet level agencies in Nevada are going without paychecks as the partial government shutdown grinds through its second week, a Washington think tank estimates.
Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak Wednesday named a veteran state budget worker and the acting division deputy to be the executive branch’s top budget officer.
Dubbed Gigafactory #1 — the first of potentially many Tesla hopes to build around the world — the plant has a production level of 20 gigawatt hours.
With three post-election vacancies filled last week, Nevada’s Legislature remains two short of a full complement for the coming legislative session.
A Nevada panel Monday approved financial projections for the next two years that see revenue from sales, gaming and other taxes growing at better than the inflation rate through mid-2021 for a total increase of $591 million.
The Carson City District Attorney will seek charges against the juveniles whose bike- and scooter-riding exploits two weeks ago damaged the state’s brand-new memorial to fallen war veterans on the state Capitol grounds.
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.
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.