Members of the public who objected to a mandate to wear face masks to slow the spread of COVID are vastly overstating their case.
Steve Sebelius oversees the Review-Journal's Washington and Carson City bureaus, as well as the reporting team covering local governments in Clark County. He also writes a weekly politics column for the Sunday Viewpoints section. Sebelius previously worked for the RJ between 2000 and 2017. He returned to the RJ in March 2019. Sebelius has been the on-air political analyst for KLAS-TV Channel 8 for 10 years. He also has co-hosted “PoliticsNow,” Nevada’s only political television program, on the channel since 2015.
Speakers at Tuesday’s Clark County Commission emergency meeting demonstrated that local officials are fighting a deep well of vaccine and mask resistance.
Nevada has gone its own way since joining the Union during the Civil War, and that trend continues in modern politics.
With parts of the Biden agenda stymied in the U.S. Senate, some Democrats have called for ending the filibuster entirely. But there may be a cost to hasty action.
There’s still some controversy about the order of presidential primary elections, but at least for now, Nevada’s laws make us first in the nation.
After progressive activists took over the Nevada State Democratic Party, key members of the Harry Reid political machine have acted to ensure two decades of electoral gains aren’t lost.
We’ve reached the point where legislative resolutions and citizen initiatives are used not to set policy, but to bring major industries to heel.
Ex-Nevada Assembly Speaker Richard Perkins, a former Henderson police chief, was arrested on DUI charges in Carson City after the close of the 2021 Legislature.
North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee made the rumors official last week: He’s running for governor on the ticket of his newfound Republican Party.
Assemblywoman Annie Black, R-Mesquite, was stripped of her ability to vote or speak on the floor after she refused to don a mask in chambers.
The Nevada Supreme Court has a history of issuing rulings in the waning days of legislative sessions that impact the state budget, and this year was no exception.