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Cy Ryan

Carson City Bureau Chief

Cy has been a reporter at the state capitol in Carson City for a half-century. He has reported on nine governors. He has worked for the Sun 21 years.

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Blog Post Archive

Rockin' Reverend makes it into Carson City finals
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008
Prison director withdraws pay cut plan
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
CARSON CITY — The 450 correctional officers on the swing shift at state prisons won’t be losing the additional money their paid to work at night — at least not immediately.
Snake Valley water hearings won't happen until late next year
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Opponents of Southern Nevada Water Authority’s plans to pump water from Snake Valley in Eastern Nevada to fast-growing Las Vegas will have more than a year to build a case against the pipeline.
Justices grill attorney for Legislature: Why wait to challenge term limits?
Monday, July 14, 2008
Bill Swackhamer, former Assembly speaker and secretary of state, dies
Friday, July 11, 2008
UPDATE: Gaming win plummets in May figures
Thursday, July 10, 2008
State grants more water for Las Vegas
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
CARSON CITY – State Engineer Tracy Taylor is granting the Southern Nevada Water Authority additional permission to draw 6.1 billion gallons of water from eastern Nevada a year for use in the growing Las Vegas area.
Federal court agrees Nevada man made mistake trying to fool tax man
Monday, July 7, 2008
Supreme Court: Halverson, three other judges must run for reelection
Thursday, July 3, 2008
Nader to qualify for Nevada presidential ballot
Thursday, July 3, 2008
District judge rules tax petitions invalid
Wednesday, July 2, 2008
CARSON CITY – A district judge ruled today that tax petitions pushed by Las Vegas casino owner Sheldon Adelson were defective and should not be on the November election ballot.
Special session attracts lots of lobbyists
Friday, June 27, 2008
Governor says he wants to close $150 million loophole
Friday, June 27, 2008
Gibbons: Nothing romantic about my embracing her
Friday, June 27, 2008
Gibbons, Buckley disagree on textbook funding
Thursday, June 26, 2008

Dueling speeches by Gov. Jim Gibbons and House Speaker Barbara Buckley cast a couple of big questions heading into the special session slated to begin at 9 a.m. Friday.

Assemblywomen accuse Gibbons of trying to change the subject
Friday, June 13, 2008
Gibbons says hundreds of text messages with Reno woman were not love notes
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
CARSON CITY -- Gov. Jim Gibbons says hundreds of text messages with his reported girlfriend in Reno were not love notes but rather dealt with state issues and office problems.
Gaming down fourth straight month
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

CARSON CITY - ­ Casinos along the Las Vegas Strip cleaned up on sports betting during April but lost heavily on slot machines as their gross gaming win dropped for the fourth consecutive month.

Legislature finally approves Gibbons' budget cuts (UPDATED)
Friday, May 23, 2008
Judge seals governor's divorce records
Monday, May 5, 2008
CARSON CITY ­ A district judge has sealed most records in the divorce sought by Gov. Jim Gibbons from his wife Dawn and ordered the couple not to sell or dispose of their property.
Petition to raise casino taxes can go forward
Thursday, April 3, 2008

CARSON CITY – A petition by the school teachers union to raise the tax on big casinos by 44 percent is legal and supporters can resume gathering signatures to qualify for the November ballot, a judge has ruled.

Court rules governments must subsidize retired workers' health insurance
Thursday, March 20, 2008
Medical board director accuses Gibbons of 'ineptitude'
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
CARSON CITY ‹ Tensions escalated Tuesday between Gov. Jim Gibbons and the state Board of Medical Examiners officials he wants to replace, with the panel's executive director saying Gibbons is trying to use the board as "the scapegoat for his ineptitude" in addressing a hepatitis scare.
Gibbons' medical board move called 'political payback' (UPDATED)
Monday, March 17, 2008

CARSON CITY – Tony Clark, the executive director of the state Board of Medical Examiners, says Gov. Jim Gibbons’ request for his resignation is a case of political payback.

Gibbons: no decision on personal life
Monday, March 10, 2008
Supreme Court overturns district court on murder case
Monday, March 10, 2008
Doctor found guilty of murder in overdose death
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Appeals denied for Tabish and Murphy in Binion case
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Killer to get new trial
Monday, March 3, 2008
Republican caucus foul-up in north
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008

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