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NV Politics: The complete exchange with Hardy on job discrimination protection
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014
Some media are reacting to comments by Cresent Hardy involving job discrimination protection that they likened to "segregation." Here is the entire exchange with a Sun reporter.
With a focus on creating jobs, Hardy targets Horsford's seat
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014
Republican Assemblyman Cresent Hardy knows the demographics of Nevada’s 4th Congressional District might not favor him, but he's confident his platform will win over voters.
Who knows what your campaign money buys?
Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014
As we enter the political season and you’re asked to contribute money to a candidate’s campaign, keep in mind that the rules are pretty loose on how your donation can be spent and how that spending is publicly reported.
Small-business owner sounds alarm over proposed Nevada business margins tax
Friday, Feb. 14, 2014
The proposed 2 percent business margins tax headed for the November ballot is often characterized as a threat to Nevada's large businesses. But this small-business owner feels he's in the tax's cross hairs.
AG candidate Laxalt says he'd fight to uphold gay marriage ban
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014
Nevada’s government should uphold the state constitution and fight against a legal challenge to overturn the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, said Republican attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt.
NV Politics: Firearms group creates PAC 'to make sure we use our voice'
Monday, Feb. 10, 2014
The Nevada Firearms Coalition is creating a political action committee to try to defeat candidates who support gun background checks and tax increases on ammunition. The coalition already is targeting state Sen. Justin Jones, D-Las Vegas, who is facing what looks to be a hotly contested re-election campaign against Republican challenger and Las Vegas lawyer Becky Harris.
Local governments vie for control in Nevada's new medical marijuana industry
Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014
Just as local jurisdictions can dictate where liquor stores can open, so too they are now grappling with the issue of where medical marijuana dispensaries can be located in Clark County and its cities.
Law's vague wording on expenses leaves room for interpretation in how campaign money is spent
Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014
Nevada legislators spent tens of thousands of dollars from campaign funds last year dining at restaurants, buying booze for receptions, and racking up bills at retail stores and on credit cards that don’t disclose the purchases.
Nevada GOP will grill, endorse candidates in party primary
Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014
Candidates competing in the Nevada Republican primary election this spring may find a friend — or foe — in the Nevada Republican Party, which is presenting them with something of a litmus test.
Nevada's marijuana advocates are hoping for full legalization next year
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014
With growing acceptance elsewhere of legalized marijuana, advocates of legal pot in Nevada are preparing to distribute petitions that could lead to legalized pot in the Silver State next year.