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Dan Schwartz Running for Governor of Nevada

Nevada State Treasurer Dan Schwartz announced his campaign for governor on Tuesday, running as a Republican to replace term-limited Governor Brian Sandoval.

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White House SCOTUS Head-Fake Fails: Sandoval Out

WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama’s attempt this week to distract Republican senators from their decision to let the American people decide the future course of the Supreme Court has failed, as the trial balloon he floated on nominating a moderate Republican fell flat.

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Nevada Legislature Approves High-Speed Rail from SoCal to Vegas

Unlike the bullet train from San Francisco to Los Angeles championed by California Governor Jerry Brown, a proposed bullet train from Southern California to Las Vegas approved by the Nevada legislature last week would not rely on state funds. According to

Western Governors Meet to Discuss Drought

Western Governors Meet to Discuss Drought

California Governor Jerry Brown and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval met at a forum on Thursday for the first in a series of year-long meetings on how best to combat the West’s devastating drought, now in its fourth year. According to

Tesla in Nevada? A Win for California, Says Brown

Tesla in Nevada? A Win for California, Says Brown

The day after Nevada lawmakers approved a package of tax incentives worth $1,538,000 per job to persuade California based Tesla Motors Inc. to build its Gigafactory battery plant in the state, California Governor Jerry Brown, who is rumored to be

Wasserman Schultz Obamacare Blunder Moment

Oh boy, Debbie really stepped in it this time.  While appearing on Nevada’s political talk show, Ralston Reports, Congresswoman and DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz forgot to do her homework on Obamacare, and was called out on it.  Most Americans

'None of the Above' Wins Dem Primary for Governor in Nevada

'None of the Above' Wins Dem Primary for Governor in Nevada

An upset last night in the Democrat primary for governor of Nevada was almost as stunning as the Brat win in VA-7.  “None of the Above” won with 29.96% of the vote. Nevada was the first state to institute a “none

Gunman Kills Himself, One Other at Reno Hospital

Gunman Kills Himself, One Other at Reno Hospital

(AP) Gunman kills himself, 1 other at Reno hospitalBy SCOTT SONNERAssociated PressRENO, Nev.A suicidal gunman opened fire at a Reno hospital campus Tuesday, killing one person, wounding two others and sending police on a door-to-door search within the facility amid

Perry, Sandoval Visit Israel

Perry, Sandoval Visit Israel

Ha’aretz reports that Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval are both visiting Israel this week. Both are considered possible contenders for the 2016 GOP nomination.  Perry is being accompanied on their visit by the Republican Jewish Coalition. 

Apple Plans Massive Solar Plant to Power New Data Centers

Apple will pay for and build a massive solar powered plant to serve a giant data center in northern Nevada. “The Fort Churchill Solar Array, to be built in Yerington, was included in a filing Monday by NV Energy Inc.

Sandoval First Republican to Embrace Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

Sandoval First Republican to Embrace Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval announced on Tuesday his state would participate in Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, becoming the first Republican governor to embrace the aspect of Obamacare the Supreme Court ruled was optional.  Sandoval made the decision days after the Obama administration told states they would

Nev GOP Governor Supports State Ban on 'GOPALIN' License Plate

In July 2011, I had a post on Big Government which looked at the Nevada DMV’s refusal to okay a personal license plate request worded “GOPALIN.” The gentleman who had requested the plate, Nevada resident James Linlor, had also requested