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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.