Democrat Steven Horsford, who held the seat from 2012 to 2014, announced Thursday that he intends to enter the race in a move that could set up a potential rematch between two former Nevada Congressmen.
Colton Lochhead covers pot and politics for the Review-Journal, where he started as an intern covering crime and breaking news in 2012. Raised in Las Vegas, the life-long desert rat graduated from Bonanza High School before earning his journalism degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Republican Nevada governor candidate Adam Laxalt says he wants to tackle veterans issues “head-on” if elected.
Nevada regulators are cracking down on marijuana testing labs, as nearly half of the state’s marijuana labs have had their license suspended in the last five months.
Nevada marijuana sales continue to soar well above the state’s initial projections, with dispensaries selling $33.4 million in marijuana and the state bringing in more than $5.5 million in taxes in the month of November.
Stephen Paddock’s doctor suspected he had bipolar disorder, and the gunman’s girlfriend said the couple had grown apart in the year before the Oct. 1 shooting.
Even before the move, District 9 was a top target of state Democrats, as it leans blue in terms of voter registration and was held by a Democrat before Harris won it in 2014.
In the months leading up to the Las Vegas mass shooting, Stephen Paddock scoured the internet. His searches included open-air concert venues, SWAT tactics and how certain bullets perform over different distances.
Hardy filed paperwork on Thursday with the Federal Elections Commission declaring his candidacy for 2018 race for Nevada’s 4th Congressional District. Hardy, a Republican, won the seat in 2014 and held it for one term before he was defeated by current Nevada Rep. Ruben Kihuen in 2016.
Titus, a Democrat representing central Las Vegas, on Tuesday signed on as a co-sponsor to a bill from U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colorado, that aims to remove marijuana in all forms from the schedule of drugs under the Controlled Substances Act.
The Nevada Tax Commission voted unanimously to codify the state’s regulatory structure for recreational marijuana on Tuesday.
But as the campaigns for the major candidates start to disclose their fundraising hauls, one thing is clear: The race will be pricey.
Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony is backing out of the race for Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, clearing the way for former Rep. Cresent Hardy to take a run at the seat.
Who cares if we’re 10 months away from the general election? It’s never too early for political polls.
The announcement reignited fears that Sessions — a staunch opponent of legalization — would try to shut down the industry, but marijuana businesses and states have changed nothing.