Former state Treasurer Brian Krolicki’s appointment to the Nevada Gaming Commission resurrects a political career that stalled when he was indicted by then-Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto in 2008.
Steve Sebelius wrote about local, state and national politics, as well as the Nevada Legislature.
The 2023 Legislature will consider more than 1,000 bills and resolutions. Here are three ideas they should adopt before they adjourn in June.
Democrats keep suggesting getting rid of natural gas-powered stoves, but always seem to back off the suggestion.
A recent separation of powers ruling gets the Nevada Constitution wrong, but that’s not unusual when it comes to this much-neglected passage.
Instead of a much-delayed, 18th century idea like a steel-wheels-on-rail train, a revolutionary new idea could see travel from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in as little as 30 seconds! All that’s needed is government funding.
President Joe Biden’s letter upended the presidential primary calendar for 2024, and left Nevada worse off than it was before.
Nevada should give thanks for public officials such as Joe Gloria and Barbara Cegavske, who oversaw fair elections despite heavy criticism.
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto won her re-election, but by the smallest statewide margin since the man who picked her for the job — former Sen. Harry Reid — nearly lost his own seat.
Delays in counting the votes for Nevada elections since 2020 aren’t due to corruption in the process, but rather the rules the Legislature put in place to govern the use of mail ballots.
Although Catherine Cortez Masto and Adam Laxalt are both lawyers who served as attorney general, the contrasts between them couldn’t be more stark.
Timeshare mogul Stephen Cloobeck, a big donor to the renaming of Harry Reid International Airport, is taking out his anger about an airport sign on county commissioners and staff.
Gov. Steve Sisolak delivered for some key constituencies during his first term, but you wouldn’t know it from reading the news.
The Clark County School District hasn’t actually come out and endorsed the idea of breaking up the district, but its actions and performance standards make a powerful case for the idea.
In Nevada, which has a history of close statewide elections, Democrats are struggling to get their message across to voters who are distracted by inflation and high prices.