Gov. Sandoval Vetoes Healthcare and Renewable Energy Bills

Governor Brian Sandoval vetoed Assembly Bill 374, which would have created a Medicaid buy-in option for all Nevadans. Nevada State Democratic Party Chair William McCurdy II released the following statement: “Republicans like Senator Heller and Congressman Amodei are actively sabotaging the Affordable Care Act and trying to pass a bill that increases your costs, slashes …

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Obama Takes a Walk on the Greener Side

As Nevada short-circuits its solar boom, the White House gets more committed to renewable energy. — by Emily Schwartz Greco Until now, President Barack Obama has embraced gas and oil fracking, encouraged the construction of new nuclear reactors, and hailed government investment in wind and solar power. In keeping with this “all-of-the-above” energy strategy, he’d …

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The State of the State and Legislator Contact Info

— by Marla Turner, NSDP Secretary Last week, Governor Sandoval delivered his annual State of the State address. Not surprisingly, it was long on promises and short on funding for the things he promised. You can view the text of his speech. The governor’s budget also asks for tax hikes on the middle class. After his address, State Senate Majority …

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State of the State: Rebuttal

Hello, I am Sen. Mo Denis, majority leader of the Nevada State Senate. I appreciate the opportunity to give the response to Gov. Sandoval’s State of the State speech. On behalf of Speaker (Marilyn) Kirkpatrick and myself, I wish to welcome the new members of the Nevada Legislature. This upcoming session will include one of …

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