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Sandoval suggests 'significantly higher' fees for higher ed students
Sandoval suggests 'significantly higher' fees for higher ed students
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Gov. Brian Sandoval has suggested that students pay “significantly higher fees” to attend Nevada colleges and universities, higher education officials said Wednesday.
Jim Gibbons leaves governor's office without campaign debt
Jim Gibbons leaves governor's office without campaign debt
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Former Gov. Jim Gibbons left office without campaign debt, having repaid over $120,000 to donors after he lost June's primary. State law allows $10,000 contributions from a single individual or corporate entity for an election - $5,000 for a primary and $5,000 for a general election.
Photo: Bishop of Las Vegas Joseph A. Pepe hugs Brian Sand
Sandoval begins inauguration day at Mass
Monday, January 3, 2011
Gov.-elect Brian Sandoval and his family began the inaugural day with a special mass in Carson City.
Sandoval gets extra protection for family
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
At a time when Gov.-elect Brian Sandoval is asking departments to prepare budget cuts as high as 30 percent, he has added an additional officer for his family's protection.
Chancellor pushes back on proposed cuts to higher education
Chancellor pushes back on proposed cuts to higher education
Monday, December 6, 2010
The Nevada higher education system said Gov.-elect Brian Sandoval should not assume a 10 percent cut to higher education.
Sandoval budget assumes 10 percent cut to state, higher ed and furloughs
Sandoval budget assumes 10 percent cut to state, higher ed and furloughs
Thursday, December 2, 2010
Sandoval's budget assumes a 10 percent reduction to state spending, a $175 million cut to higher education and another two years of furloughs for state workers.
Business panel sets state spending at $5.3 billion
Business panel sets state spending at $5.3 billion
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
The Economic Forum emerged from its hibernation today and saw two more sour years for the state’s economy.
Sandoval keeps budget director
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Governor-elect Brian Sandoval will retain budget director Andrew Clinger, but won't provide any details on his proposed budget until December.
GOP warfare: Raggio's leadership position in state Senate challenged
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Longtime Republican icon and state Senate leader Bill Raggio, R-Reno, faces a serious challenge to his leadership spot held since 1977 after endorsing U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid over Sharron Angle.
250,000 to vote before campaign finance reports released
Monday, October 25, 2010
Secretary of State Ross Miller said that at the current pace, 250,000 voters will have cast their ballots before campaign contribution and expense reports are released Tuesday, highlighting the shortcomings of Nevada election law.
Company fired after thousands of Nevadans get 1 a.m. campaign call
Monday, October 25, 2010
Thousands of Nevada voters got a 1 a.m. wake-up call from former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. A company has been fired by the campaign PAC.
Sandoval: Take down Hispanic voter suppression ad
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Republican candidate for governor Brian Sandoval blasted an ad that tells Hispanic voters to stay home. Sandoval, looking to become the state's first Hispanic governor, issued a statement calling for the ad to be taken down.
Tea Party candidate on ballots as "TPN"
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Tea Party of Nevada candidate Jon Scott Ashjian will be identified on ballots as "TPN," rather than the full party name, in a potential blow to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
Photo: Nevada gubernatorial candidates Rory Reid (left) a
Brian Sandoval, Rory Reid trade jabs in Las Vegas debate
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Gubernatorial candidates Brian Sandoval and Rory Reid debated tonight in Las Vegas. The debate ended with observers concluding there was "no knock-out blow." Eric Herzik, professor of political science at University of Nevada, Reno, said, "that's bad for Rory Reid. He needed one." The candidates stuck close to the positions they've been reiterating during the campaign.
WSJ: Dems look to use marijuana to energize Nevada voters
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
There’s nothing like marijuana to get voters off their couches and to the polls, according to some political strategists.

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