The State Houses – What’s At Stake in 2010

Thirty-nine states will be electing a governor during the 2009-2010 election cycle. Of these, eighteen races will not include an incumbent and four incumbents who will be running were not elected to their current position. The recession and huge budget deficits threaten to undercut the power of incumbency for governors running for reelection.

The Current Line-Up

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NV 2012 Archives

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Nevada Gubernatorial Headlines 2012 Archives

DECEMBER 2012

Nevada’s thriving hotel, casino union gives the labor movement hope (AP, 12/22/12)
Rehabbing Nevada GOP a priority for Priebus in 2nd RNC term (Roll Call, 12/17/12)
OPINION: Sandoval does right thing in expanding Medicaid (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 12/14/12)
EDITORIAL: Sandoval makes tough call to join Medicaid expansion (Las Vegas Review-Journal,12/13/12)
Sandoval: Won’t deny coverage based on principle (Slash/Politics, 12/12/12)
Union members protest Adelson’s political donations (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 12/12/12)
Sandoval: Medicaid decision not political (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 12/12/12)
Adelson political bankroll to grow (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 12/10/12)
Nevada studies driver privilege plan for illegal immigrants (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 12/9/12)
OPINION: So, we’re doing secret budgets now? (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 12/7/12)
Teachers tax hike petition has enough signatures (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 12/7/12)
Republicans split over proposed driver privilege bill (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 12/4/12)
Time running out for Nevada bills to make it through Congress (Las Vegas Sun, 12/3/12)
Republican resistance to Grover Norquist started early in Nevada (Las Vegas Sun, 12/2/12)
Some real-world advice for incoming lawmakers (Las Vegas Sun, 12/2/12)

NOVEMBER 2012

Secretary of state goes to court to force AFP to reveal donors (Las Vegas Sun, 11/30/12)
Stakes high for Nevadans if fiscal cliff deal isn’t reached (Las Vegas Sun, 11/30/12)
Economic Forum expresses cautious optimism, projects moderate revenue growth (Las Vegas Sun,11/30/12)
In ‘difficult decision,’ key Democratic assemblywoman to resign (Las Vegas Sun, 11/29/12)
Incoming legislative leaders impart advice to freshmen lawmakers (Las Vegas Sun, 11/29/12)
Dream Act immigrants eligible for Nevada driver’s licenses (Las Vegas Sun, 11/29/12)
Nevada secretary of state will push voter ID (Washington Post, 11/27/12)
Nevada GOP seeks new start, rethinks tactics (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 11/25/12)
Provisional votes in Nevada state Senate races could change election outcomes (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 11/20/12)
Political Eye: Provisional ballots don’t affect races in Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 11/19/12)
Leadership battle begins in Assembly after election defeat of Democratic speaker-to-be (Las Vegas Sun, 11/7/12)
Democrats keep majority in state Senate (Las Vegas Sun, 11/6/12)
Registration edge makes Democrats confident (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 11/5/12)
GOP banks on taking control of state Senate (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 11/4/12)
More than $100M spent on federal races in Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 11/4/12)
Nevada voters express unique voices as election looms (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 11/4/12)
Obama will win the state, Heller will barely squeak by, Horsford takes CD4 and the GOP will take the state Senate (Ralston Reports, 11/4/12)
Teachers group appeals Nevada tax petition ruling (AP, 11/2/12)

OCTOBER 2012

Nevada Senate race heats up, with Latino voters’ help (LA Times, 10/31/12)
Gov. Sandoval says he has complied with budget disclosure requirements (Nevada News Bureau, 10/26/12)
Nevada’s broader jobless rate remains above 20 percent (Nevada News Bureau, 10/26/12)
Dispute emerges between Sandoval, lawmakers over access to budget data (Nevada News Bureau, 10/25/12)
Reid’s machine powers Obama in Nevada test (New York Times, 10/24/12)
Commentary: Why Romney hasn’t surrendered Nevada (Ralston Reports, 10/24/12)
Sandoval’s political adviser predicts Romney will lose Nevada (Las Vegas Sun, 10/23/12)
Reid calls himself a ‘one-man wrecking crew’ aimed at Romney (Las Vegas Sun, 10/23/12)
First weekend of early voting favors Obama in battleground Nevada (National Journal, 10/22/12)
How Nevada could REALLY matter (Ralston Reports, 10/21/12)
In Nevada, stark backdrop as president prepares to debate (New York Times, 10/2/12)
Obama’s Nevada ‘debate camp’ site mirrors nation’s woes and hopes (LA Times, 10/2/12)

SEPTEMBER 2012

Some labor unions question dividends of helping to elect Democrats (Las Vegas Sun, 9/24/12)
Editorial: Election antics trump gaming legislation (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 9/20/12)
Heller on Romney: ‘I don’t have that worldview’ (Las Vegas Sun, 9/20/12)
Lawmaker questions how Sandoval’s budget promises will pencil out (Las Vegas Sun, 9/20/12)
Sandoval heads to China on economic development mission (Las Vegas Sun, 9/20/12)
Nevada voters to weigh in on one controversial state ballot measure in Nov. (Nevada News Bureau, 9/19/12)
Gov. Sandoval discusses China trade opportunities in Beijing (Nevada News Bureau, 9/19/12)
Utah GOP deploying to Nevada for Romney (Politico, 9/19/12)
Heller distances himself from Romney’s remarks (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 9/19/12)
Board recommends $100M capital construction plan, now state has to find funding (Nevada News Bureau, 9/18/12)
Lawmakers long on ideas, but public education funding options remain elusive (Nevada News Bureau, 9/18/12)
Democrats continue to outpace Republicans in voter registration, gain 100K edge in Clark County(Nevada News Bureau, 9/18/12)
Head of Nevada Gaming Control Board to step down (AP, 9/18/12)
Sandoval: Long-term student data likely best way to check teachers (Watchdog, 9/18/12)
Romney’s Nevada campaign bolstered by Republican National Committee (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 9/18/12)
Gaming: GOP platform hurts Nevada (VegasInc, 9/17/12)
Opinion: Sage grouses’ fate subject to power grab (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 9/16/12)
Commentary: Republican courtship of Latino vote falters (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 9/16/12)
Sure, Las Vegas could host political convention, but do we want to? (Las Vegas Sun, 9/14/12)
Lawsuit prompts Nevada welfare agencies to ramp up voter registration efforts (Las Vegas Sun,9/14/12)
State Medical Association supports expansion of Medicaid eligibility under Affordable Care Act(Nevada News Bureau, 9/13/12)
Nevada wins grant authority to implement health insurance exchange (Nevada News Bureau, 9/13/12)
Nevada Copper officials to join Gov. Sandoval on trade mission to Asia (Reno Gazette Journal,9/13/12)
Where does Romney stand on Yucca, online poker? Doesn’t matter to Sandoval (Las Vegas Sun,9/12/12)
Commentary: Good news for Democrats in voter registration numbers (Las Vegas Review-Journal,9/11/12)
Online voter registration expands to all Nevada counties with 60 days until election (Nevada News Bureau, 9/7/12)
Reid works to increase number of Mormon Democrats (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 9/7/12)
Editorial: GOP platform a slap to Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 9/7/12)
Paul Ryan in Nevada: This is nowhere close to an economic recovery (Las Vegas Sun, 9/7/12)
Sandoval appointed to NGA vice chair position (Reno Gazette Journal, 9/6/12)
Now might a Nevada Dem say something about a sort of pretty important issue, maybe, please, if it’s not too much trouble (Las Vegas Gleaner, 9/6/12)
Sandoval talks of upcoming trade mission (Reno Gazette Journal, 9/6/12)
Sandoval: One year after IHOP tragedy, our community stands strong (Nevada Appeal, 9/6/12)
Energized Nevada Democrats eager for the fight (Reno Gazette Journal, 9/6/12)
Democrats confident Obama has advantage over Romney in Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal,9/6/12)
State Treasurer announces expansion of college savings plan for military families (Nevada News Bureau, 9/6/12)
Searching for the elusive NASCAR Democrat (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 9/6/12)
Study touts new measures for teacher effectiveness (Nevada News Bureau, 9/5/12)
Voters to keep ‘none of the above’ option in November election (Las Vegas Sun, 9/5/12)
Former aide to Sen. Ensign receives probation (Reno Gazette Journal, 9/5/12)
Gov. Sandoval discusses upcoming trade mission with Las Vegas Asian business leaders (Nevada News Bureau, 9/5/12)
Video: Gov. Sandoval to lead trade mission to Asia (KLAS-TV, 9/5/12)
Nevada’s ban on same-sex marriage to be challenged (Las Vegas Sun, 9/5/12)
Nevada delegates call DNC’s marriage equality platform historic (Las Vegas Sun, 9/5/12)
Berkley says she urged pro-Israel change in Democratic platform, opening rift among Nevada delegates (Las Vegas Sun, 9/5/12)
Gov. Sandoval to lead trade mission to China, South Korea (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 9/5/12)
Nevada’s “None” voting option not dead yet (KLAS-TV, 9/5/12)
Horsford camp fires back to Republicans on his ethics (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 9/5/12)
Washoe County Democrats relish their role at national convention (Reno Gazette Journal, 9/4/12)
Nevada’s Harry Reid slams GOP’s Mitt Romney on tax returns, takes aim at tea party (Reno Gazette Journal, 9/4/12)
Video: Nevada campaigns ramp up with political conventions (KLAS-TV, 9/4/12)
Nevada Democrats extend voter registration lead, outpace GOP by almost 56,000 voters (Reno Gazette Journal, 9/4/12)
Political Eye: While Sandoval’s away, Bambi comes to Governor’s Mansion (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 9/3/12)
Head of Democratic governor’s association criticizes Sandoval (Las Vegas Sun, 9/2/12)
That chatty assemblyman I met at the convention? He’s governor now (Las Vegas Review-Journal,9/3/12)
Sandoval does not ‘agree on everything’ with GOP concerning online gambling (AP, 9/2/12)
GOP platform urges ban on online gambling (AP, 9/2/12)
Gov. Sandoval emphasizes American Dream, humble beginnings in GOP convention remarks (Las Vegas Informer, 9/1/12)
Nevada’s GOP congressional delegation spending time with constituents, family during convention(Las Vegas Informer, 9/1/12)

AUGUST 2012

Proposal offers cheaper in-state tuition for vets (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/31/12)
State lawmaker wants ID for same-, opposite-sex couples (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/31/12)
Delegation’s RNC vote for Ron Paul further erodes Nevada party’s reputation (Las Vegas Sun,8/30/12)
Washoe GOP chair: Nevada delegation disrespects Sandoval at national convention (Reno Gazette Journal, 8/30/12)
Plank in GOP platform urges ‘prohibition’ of Web gaming (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/30/12)
Blog: Only 4 of Nevada’s 27 GOP convention delegates were on the floor for Gov. Sandoval’s speech(Reno Gazette Journal, 8/30/12)
Commentary: Paul supporters embarrassing even to Nevada’s politicians (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/29/12)
Gov. Brian Sandoval fails to impress (Las Vegas City Life, 8/29/12)
State official: 10 percent of Nevadans will remain uninsured under health care reform (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/29/12)
The GOP’s subtle message behind Sandoval’s speech (Las Vegas Sun, 8/29/12)
Nevada Paul supporters try to regroup after defeat (Las Vegas Sun, 8/28/12)
State officials looking for new sources of funding for construction projects as property tax revenues falter (Nevada News Bureau, 8/29/12)
Nevada records two straight years of taxable sales increases with 7.9% gain in June (Nevada News Bureau, 8/29/12)
State officials: 10% of Nevadans will remain uninsured under health care reform (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/29/12)
Brian Sandoval, RNC loser (Las Vegas Gleaner, 8/29/12)
Sandoval’s good call (Slash Politics, 8/28/12)
Nevada Democrats outpace Republicans in July voter registration (KLAS-TV, 8/28/12)
State funding proposal benefits Clark County schools, decreases money for others (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/28/12)
Proposed legislative discussion on assault weapons derailed by committee vote (Nevada News Bureau, 8/28/12)
Lawmakers endorse new weighted funding formula for public education, specifics to come later(Nevada News Bureau, 8/28/12)
Sandoval tells convention: Obama ‘in the way of economic recovery’ (Las Vegas Review-Journal,8/28/12)
Nevada delegates revolt, vote for Paul anyway (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/28/12)
Nevada Paul supporters remain vigilant as GOP briefly opens convention (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/27/12)
Nevada Democrats continue voter registration edge in August (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/27/12)
Brian Sandoval’s horrible terrible no good very bad 2012 campaign cycle (Las Vegas Gleaner, 8/26/12)
Sandoval provides preview of RNC speech (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/25/12)
Nevada governor to speak at GOP convention (AP, 8/23/12)
New margin tax initiative petition pushed by teachers union challenged in court (Nevada News Bureau, 8/22/12)
8 News NOW/LVRJ Poll: Obama holds slim edge over Romney (KLAS-TV, 8/21/12)
Gov. Sandoval names Gerald Gardner new Chief of Staff (Nevada News Bureau, 8/17/12)
Apple lobbyist who facilitated tax deal also has state contract (Las Vegas Sun, 8/17/12)
Sandoval tours Nevada wildfires by air (AP, 8/13/12)
Political Eye: Sandoval won’t be veep – this time (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/13/12)
Ryan set for Las Vegas visit on Tuesday (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/12/12)
Nevada lawmakers battle for a position on renewable energy (Las Vegas Sun, 8/12/12)
Reid says Romney is ‘catering to the Tea Party’ (Las Vegas Sun, 8/11/12)
Latino vote key in Nevada, a swing state ravaged by housing crisis (Salt Lake Tribune, 8/11/12)
GOP senators head to Nevada to warn of budget cuts (Las Vegas Sun, 8/10/12)
Video: Brian Sandoval puts out for Mitt Romney (Las Vegas Gleaner, 8/9/12)
Sandoval: Nevada didn’t ask for waiver on welfare program (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/8/12)
Nevada political ad bashes Obama over deportations (Las Vegas Sun, 8/8/12)
Nevada a test ground for campaign economic themes (KLAS-TV, 8/8/12)
Nevada granted waiver from federal education requirements in exchange for new accountability measures (Carson Now, 8/8/12)
Obama-Sandoval vs. Romney? Say it ain’t so (Ralston’s Flash, 8/7/12)
White House, Nevada disagree on whether they agree on welfare (Politico, 8/7/12)
Nevada selected by NGA for assistance to implement Common Core standards (Carson Now, 8/7/12)
Video: Gov. Sandoval appoints new education commissioner (KRNV, 8/7/12)
Commentary: Medicaid expansion should be a no-brainer for Nevada (Las Vegas Sun, 8/6/12)
Judge invalidates business tax initiative for allowing ‘tax vigilantes’ (Las Vegas Sun, 8/6/12)
Harry Reid keeps pressure on Mitt Romney over tax returns (Las Vegas Sun, 8/6/12)
Apple deal proves race for new business is cut throat among cash-strapped states (Las Vegas Sun,8/5/12)
Reid’s no-tax attacks on Romney earn cheers, ridicule (The Political Eye, 8/4/12)
Why Harry Reid keeps attacking Mitt Romney (Politico, 8/3/12)
Democrats outdo GOP in voter registration in July, gain ground in five critical state senate races(Nevada News Bureau, 8/3/12)
Reid faces challenges in keeping online poker coalition intact (Las Vegas Sun, 8/3/12)
Democrats sharpen voter registration edge in Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/3/12)
Gov. Sandoval commends Sage Grouse Committee (Carson Now, 8/2/12)
Sandoval dedicates road project linking capital to interstate freeway system (Carson Now, 8/2/12)
Nevada development board endorses Apple deal (CBS MoneyWatch, 8/2/12)
Why one Nevada official alone had autonomy to decide Apple’s tax breaks (Las Vegas Sun, 8/2/12)
Four-year fight over Gibbons emails makes important point (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/2/12)
State board endorses tax breaks for Apple (CBS Las Vegas, 8/2/12)
Laxalt endorses Romney, whose father helped him win ‘66 Nevada governor’s race (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/2/12)
Republican lawmaker plans to champion school vouchers (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/2/12)
Advisory panel empaneled by Sandoval tweaks blueprint on sage grouse protection (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/2/12)
Nevada sage grouse panel tweaks recommendations (Reno Gazette Journal, 8/1/12)
Reid doubles down on Romney tax charge (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/1/12)
Nevada Economic Dev Board signs off on Apple tax breaks but finds oversight authority limited under new law (Carson Now, 8/1/12)
Report evaluates success of incentives in western states, finds fewer in Nevada due to tax structure(Nevada News Bureau, 8/1/12)
Panel recommends $4 million in state funding for student tracking system (Fox Reno, 8/1/12)

JULY 2012

Judge needs more time to rule on wording of business tax petition (Las Vegas Review-Journal,7/31/12)
Margin tax initiative petition to fund education awaits ruling by Carson City district judge (Nevada News Bureau, 7/31/12)
Nevada Democrats’ voter registration lead expands over Republicans (Las Vegas Sun, 7/29/12)
Commentary: No free money (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 7/29/12)
‘Scrubs’ actor to launch voter registration drive in Las Vegas (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 7/26/12)
Online poker could be just months away in Nevada (AP, 7/26/12)
Berkley, Heller increasingly rely on out-of-state donors (Las Vegas Sun, 7/26/12)
National GOP gives state Republicans $166,000 for voter registration (Las Vegas Review-Journal,7/26/12)
Judge delays Whittemore trial on campaign contributions (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 7/26/12)
Nevada Democrats not eager to launch gun control debate (Las Vegas Sun, 7/25/12)
Shuffle up and deal: Online poker in Nevada may only be months away (Las Vegas Review-Journal,7/25/12)
Editorial: Northern Nevada gravy: Time to refocus where funding goes (Las Vegas Review-Journal,7/25/12)
Editorial: Congress must act soon to authorize online gambling (Reno Gazette Journal, 7/24/12)
Feds clear five Nevada tracts eyed for large-scale solar projects (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 7/24/12)
Commentary: When politicians and partisans exploit (Las Vegas Sun, 7/22/12)
Americans for Prosperity may have opened donors to public scrutiny by entering Nevada state senate race (Las Vegas Sun,7/22/12)
Commentary: Medicaid — Wait until the election, governor (Reno Gazette Journal, 7/21/12)
Nevada unemployment rate holds steady at 11.6% (Las Vegas Sun, 7/20/12)
Nevada jobless rate steady, valley’s numbers up (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 7/20/12)
Gov. Sandoval ‘encouraged’ by job growth (Examiner.com, 7/20/12)
Commentary: Dean Heller’s dissociative disorder (Las Vegas Sun, 7/20/12)
Heller to local, national media: Please, please, please notice Berkley’s ethics problems (Las Vegas Sun, 7/19/12)
Seven organizations trying to sway your vote this election (Las Vegas Sun,7/19/12)
Lawmakers bicker over demise of Nevada solar panel company (Las Vegas Sun, 7/19/12)
Editorial: Protecting mediocrity in teaching (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 7/19/12)
Obama commands big lead among Asian-American voters in US, Nevada poll finds (Las Vegas Sun,7/18/12)
Video: Rebooting Reno business (KRNV, 7/18/12)
Commentary: Asian-American vote cannot be ignored (Las Vegas Sun, 7/18/12)
Whose solar plant is it anyhow? (Ralston’s Flash, 7/18/12)
Opinion: Nevada would be foolish to turn down Medicaid money (Reno Gazette Journal, 7/18/12)

Are Dems ignorant, or too cowardly to back Obamacare’s Medicaid provision? (Las Vegas City Life,7/18/12)
Opinion: Medicaid plan good for state (Reno Gazette Journal, 7/16/12)
Nevada to create health insurance exchange for individuals, small business (Reno Gazette Journal,7/15/12)
Nevada isn’t a sure bet for Obama (LA Times, 7/15/12)
Sandoval takes moderate approach to health care law (Las Vegas Sun, 7/14/12)
Gov. Sandoval says many questions must be answered before Medicaid expansion decision can be made (Nevada News Bureau, 7/13/12)
State officials crunching numbers for Gov. Sandoval to make decision on Medicaid expansion(Nevada News Bureau, 7/12/12)
Demographer: As state’s population ages, state health care costs will rise (Las Vegas Review-Journal,7/11/12)
Commentary: Berkley’s not quite dead yet (Las Vegas Sun, 7/11/12)
Nevada Republican Party united on one thing: Complaint against Shelley Berkley (Las Vegas Sun,7/11/12)
Formal ethics investigation likely to dog Berkley for duration of Senate campaign (Las Vegas Sun,7/10/12)
Assembly GOP Leader Hickey to colleagues, candidates: Work together on transparency reforms(Ralston’s Flash, 7/9/12)
House Ethics Committee to launch full investigation into allegations against Berkley (Las Vegas Sun, 7/9/12)
Could expanding Medicaid help Nevada’s economy? (Las Vegas Sun, 7/8/12)
Mormon influence in Nevada politics may be declining (Utah Policy Center, 7/4/12)
Audits find mining companies underpaid $8.7M in Nevada taxes (Las Vegas Sun, 7/4/12)
Sandoval creates veterans affairs council (Las Vegas Sun, 7/3/12)
Sandoval creates Nevada veterans council (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 7/3/12)
Nevada must confront decision of whether to expand Medicaid (Las Vegas Sun, 7/1/12)
For state economic development efforts, Apple deal something to build on (Las Vegas Sun, 7/1/12)

JUNE 2012

Gov. Sandoval ‘extremely disappointed’ Clark County suing (Watchdog, 6/30/12)
Nevada may opt out of expanded Medicaid benefits, Sandoval says (Nevada Appeal, 6/29/12)
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s senior adviser makes exit (Reno Gazette Journal, 6/29/12)
Swift, mixed reaction to health care law in Nevada (CBS MoneyWatch, 6/28/12)
Sandoval defends secrecy, tax breaks needed to lure Apple to Northern Nevada (Carson Now, 6/28/12)
Nevada faces uncertain future under health care ruling (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 6/28/12)
Nevada won’t automatically expand Medicaid (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 6/28/12)
Nevada politicians weigh in on Supreme Court ruling on health care law (Reno Gazette Journal,6/28/12)
Sandoval calls on Congress to reform health care law to ease burden on states (Las Vegas Sun,6/28/12)
Governor, lawmakers to decide Medicaid expansion for low-income Nevadans (Las Vegas Sun,6/28/12)
Apple’s plan will be worth cost to state in incentives (Reno Gazette Journal, 6/27/12)
NV Supreme Court takes back arena case, appears ready to decide if it can go on ballot (Ralston’s Flash, 6/26/12)
Sandoval: Nevada doesn’t need Arizona-type immigration law (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 6/25/12)
Nonprofits will provide services, but some children will still be left out (Las Vegas Sun, 6/21/12)
Lawmakers criticize state agencies for seeking to move funds from positions to equipment (Nevada News Bureau, 6/21/12)
Sandoval move would cut jobs, boost worker training funds (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 6/21/12)
In upset, coalition sought to punish Democrat, not shift the party left (Las Vegas Sun, 6/20/12)
Lawmakers are transparent in their opposition to transparency (Las Vegas Sun, 6/20/12)
State workforce consolidation plan gains support from Northern Nevada elected officials (Carson Now, 6/20/12)
How Yerington land bill, beloved by Nevada lawmakers, got mired in politics (Las Vegas Sun,6/19/12)
Nevada recipients of food stamps may find it harder to fill their cupboards (Las Vegas Sun, 6/19/12)
Political Eye: Poll takes Nevadans’ pulse on aliens, Obama (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 6/18/12)
State’s new job-creation effort takes its next step (Northern Nevada Business Weekly, 6/18/12)
Political insider puts GOP in real fix (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 6/17/12)
Sandoval’s jobs plan and Northern Nevada (Reno Gazette Journal, 6/17/12)
Americans for Prosperity Nevada’s political influence lacks strength in NV primary (Las Vegas Sun,6/17/12)
Nevada waits to hear the verdict on health insurance (Las Vegas Sun, 6/17/12)
Progressives’ defeat of Democratic incumbent is just the beginning (Las Vegas Sun, 6/17/12)
Commentary: The primary winners and losers (Las Vegas Sun, 6/15/12)
Nevada’s new education chief has designs on modernizing agency (Las Vegas Sun, 6/14/12)
Firefighters, county face PR battle to win renewal of tax up for vote in 2014 (Las Vegas Sun,6/14/12)
Lawsuit seeks millions state diverted from Clark County (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 6/14/12)
Clark County sues governor for $100 million (AP, 6/14/12)
Sandoval pushing forward with workforce board consolidation despite opposition (Carson Now, 6/13/12)
Sandoval says he opposes business-tax initiative, wouldn’t sign it (Las Vegas Sun, 6/13/12)
The left’s Harry Reid-defying move pays off with surprising primary win (Las Vegas Sun, 6/13/12)
Sandoval’s approval numbers high, would demolish top Democrats, poll says (Las Vegas Sun,6/12/12)
In state Senate races, GOP’s establishment candidates dominate (Las Vegas Sun, 6/12/12)
Political insiders sail through Nevada primaries (AP, 6/12/12)
Federal lawsuit seeks to throw out decades-old Nevada tradition of ‘none of the above’ (Las Vegas Sun, 6/12/12)
Report: ‘Untapped’ Hispanic electorate could swing elections in Nevada, elsewhere (Las Vegas Sun,6/12/12)
Primary election turnout ‘really slow’ across the street (The Damon Political Report, 6/12/12)
Southern Nevadans oppose plan to eliminate local workforce development board (Carson Now, 6/11/12)
NV GOP boss McDonald: Wimmer is ‘impudent’ and ‘imprudent’ and wrong that party is dysfunctional (Ralston’s Flash, 6/11/12)
Commentary: Lobbyist Whittemore overreached, but so does indictment (Las Vegas Sun, 6/10/12)
Sandoval: Workforce investment for Nevada’s future (Nevada Appeal, 6/10/12)
Inside the backroom of the Nevada Republican Party (Las Vegas Sun, 6/8/12)
Las Vegas labor dispute could harm President Obama and fellow Democrats (LA Times, 6/7/12)
State announces 10 groups to pursue economic diversity (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 6/6/12)
Nevada economic development agencies designated (AP, 6/6/12)
South scores win in Nevada economic development effort (VegasINC, 6/6/12)
Nevada campaign donor is indicted (Washington Post, 6/6/12)
Nevada GOP boss says ex-Utah lawmaker isn’t new political director (Las Vegas Review-Journal,6/5/12)
Nevada taxpayers paid $16,351 more to protect dignitaries (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 6/5/12)
Sandoval, Krolicki ‘discover Nevada’ with Valley of Fire tour (VegasINC, 6/4/12)
In supporting Mitt Romney, Gov. Sandoval may have to tweak message (Las Vegas Sun, 6/3/12)
Beneath his stark ambition and polished public persona, Brian Sandoval is a nerd (Las Vegas Sun,6/1/12)
Opinion: Sometimes politics trumps doing right thing (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 6/1/12)

MAY 2012

Recall Roberson?! (SlashPolitics, 5/8/12)
Paul bests Romney at Nevada convention (Washington Post, 5/7/12)
Ron Paul wins majority of Nevada delegates (Washington Post, 5/6/12)
The Nevada GOP convention from hell (Politico, 5/5/12)
The Nevada Republican convention: A train wreck waiting to happen? (Las Vegas Sun, 5/5/12)
Paul supporters oust two Romney backers (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 5/5/12)
GOP convention offers plenty of drama (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 5/4/12)
Ron Paul’s stealth state convention takeover (Washington Post, 5/2/12)
RNC to NV GOP: Don’t let Ron Paul delegates take over national convention slots or don’t bother coming to Tampa (Las Vegas Sun, 5/2/12)

APRIL 2012

Commentary: Now we’ll see whether GOP can take punch (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/29/12)
Sandoval on right track, even if he won’t say what it is (Las Vegas Sun, 4/29/12)
Once a taboo subject in state GOP, drug decriminalization has some talking (Las Vegas Sun,4/29/12)
Sandoval: Arizona immigration law not needed in Nevada (AP, 4/28/12)
Monte Miller, influential but quiet crusader against government taxes and spending, prefers low profile (Las Vegas Sun, 4/27/12)
Will the past be prologue at state GOP convention? (Las Vegas Sun, 4/27/12)
Nevada posts double-digit gains in taxable sales in February (Nevada News Bureau, 4/26/12)
Nevada’s fastest-growing jobs require no degrees (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/26/12)
Millennium Scholarship gets no new aid from Nevada lawmakers (Las Vegas Review-Journal,4/26/12)
For Amazon taxes, what happens in Vegas doesn’t stay in Vegas (Forbes, 4/26/12)
Gov. Sandoval defends conservative credentials, says online sales tax revenue is matter of fairness(Nevada News Bureau, 4/26/12)
Commentary: Nevada Republicans light fuse to self-destruction (Las Vegas Sun, 4/25/12)
Berkley, Heller move to protect Las Vegas from conference ‘blacklist’ (Las Vegas Review-Journal,4/25/12)
Legislators question higher education funding formula (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/25/12)
Nevada pols won’t shut up about Vegas victimization (Las Vegas Sun, 4/25/12)
Political rivals agree: Cities shouldn’t be blacklisted from hosting federal conferences (Las Vegas Sun,4/25/12)
State hires two auditors to watchdog mining companies (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/24/12)
Legislators upset about 2,500 unfilled state job openings (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/24/12)
State lawmakers call for review of 20-year solar contract (Nevada News Bureau, 4/24/12)
Report says Nevada tax system ranks highly for entrepreneurship and small business (Nevada News Bureau, 4/24/12)
Amazon reaches pact to collect sales taxes in Nevada (Wall Street Journal, 4/24/12)
Gov. Sandoval announces deal with Amazon to collect Nevada sales tax on web purchases (Nevada News Bureau, 4/23/12)
Nevada reaches agreement with Amazon on collection of sales tax (Las Vegas Sun, 4/23/12)
Native American tribes file legal challenge to Las Vegas groundwater pumping plan (Nevada News Bureau, 4/23/12)
Editorial: Road to recovery (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/22/12)
Sandoval for vice president? (Las Vegas Sun, 4/22/12)
New chairman McDonald promises GOP unity (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/22/12)
Commentary: As Station bashes union bosses, labor advocates step back from plates (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/20/12)
Governor upbeat on Nevada’s economy (CBS Las Vegas, 4/19/12)
State treasurer frustrated by delay in taxing Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac (Las Vegas Sun, 4/19/12)
Gov. Sandoval: Nevada needs to be more competitive to attract more jobs (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/18/12)
Sandoval says economic development a ‘contact sport’ he’s ready to play (Vegas Inc, 4/18/12)
Governor Sandoval: No new taxes (Nevada News Bureau, 4/18/12)
Can Las Vegas, a city of excess, become a health destination? (Medical Tourism Magazine, 4/17/12)
Commentary: A platform that has no support (Las Vegas Sun, 4/15/12)
Commentary: Of voter and campaign money numbers (Las Vegas Sun, 4/13/12)
Sandoval, Heller back Romney (Hispanic Business, 4/13/12)
Pew study gives Nevada low marks for evaluating effectiveness of tax incentives (Nevada News Bureau, 4/13/12)
Water outlook grows dim for Colorado River watershed (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/13/12)
Expectations for Hispanic voter influence temper as registrations lag (Las Vegas Sun, 4/13/12)
Heller downplays any rift with Sandoval on job creation (Nevada Appeal, 4/12/12)
Big changes made to emergency unemployment compensation program (Nevada News Bureau, 4/12/12)
Gay rights legal advocates suing Nevada in federal court for same-sex marriage rights (Washington Post, 4/11/12)
Judge tosses out gaming tax hike initiative (Las Vegas Sun, 4/11/12)
Sandoval, Heller endorse Romney (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/11/12)
No longer the worst: NV ends 5-year run as nation’s foreclosure leader (Reno Gazette Journal,4/11/12)
Nevada ranks in top 20 for economic competitiveness in new ALEC report (Nevada News Bureau,4/11/12)
Carson City judge rejects gaming tax petition, supporters say they will file new version (Nevada News Bureau, 4/11/12)
Judge tosses petition to increase gaming tax (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/11/12)
Sandoval endorses…again (Slash Politics, 4/11/12)
$5.3B school bond proposal still in works; former first ladies stand ready to give support (Las Vegas Sun, 4/11/12)
AFL-CIO vows to go it alone on $1B business tax initiative (Las Vegas Sun, 4/10/12)
Same-sex couples suing Gov. Sandoval for right to marry (KTNV, 4/10/12)
Teachers union president ‘excited’ that business profits tax ballot proposal moving forward (Nevada News Bureau, 4/9/12)
Steven Horsford tries to convince mining that he’s not their enemy (Las Vegas Sun, 4/9/12)
Sandoval forms sage grouse advisory panel (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/9/12)
Gamers want tax initiative petition to start with declaration that it is a 32% increase (Las Vegas Sun, 4/9/12)
Gamers want tax petition nullified; proponents raise questions about regulator/NRA coziness (Las Vegas Sun, 4/9/12)
LV businessman behind mining, gaming initiatives ready to deal (Las Vegas Sun, 4/8/12)
State GOP cites voter gains in four key Senate districts, Democrats question relevancy of analysis(Nevada News Bureau, 4/6/12)
Teachers’ union chief: Time getting short on tax initiative (Slash Politics, 4/5/12)
Governor starts small in effort to make Nevada ‘most business-friendly state’ (Las Vegas Sun,4/5/12)
Nevada teachers hesitant to sign onto $1B business-tax initiative (Las Vegas Sun, 4/5/12)
Nevada may see a battle over Medicaid co-pay idea (Reno Gazette Journal, 4/5/12)
Gov. Sandoval says Latino would make ‘great Vice President’ (Fox News Latino, 4/5/12)
Opinion: A new national park would help Nevada (Las Vegas Sun, 4/5/12)
Opinion: Nevada could use a dose of health care reform (City Life, 4/5/12)
Sandoval says ‘Gov. Sunny’ moniker no fun (Las Vegas Sun, 4/4/12)
Hispanics mix business and politics in Vegas (CBS Las Vegas, 4/4/12)
Nevada poll: President Obama benefiting from Republican infighting (Las Vegas Sun, 4/4/12)
Sandoval on Romney ticket wouldn’t help GOP win Nevada (Public Policy Polling, 4/4/12)
Democrats outpace Republicans in voter registration in March (Las Vegas Sun, 4/3/12)
Sandoval releases executive order for Sage grouse advisory committee (KRNV, 4/3/12)
Trayvon Martin case has some looking at Nevada’s new self-defense law (Las Vegas Sun, 4/1/12)
Learning from conservatives, liberals challenge a Democratic state senator (Las Vegas Sun, 4/1/12)

MARCH 2012

Train to nowhere? High-speed Vegas line stirs controversy (AP, 3/31/12)
Commentary: Mining industry pays its share of taxes (Las Vegas Sun, 3/31/12)
Commentary: Exploding two myths about Sandoval tax hike (Nevada Appeal, 3/30/12)
Committee gives governor stronger hand in shaping Net gaming policy (Las Vegas Review-Journal,3/29/12)
With eyes on Rubio, signs that Sandoval is in the veepstakes (BuzzFeed, 3/29/12)
Republicans document Horsford financial woes (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/29/12)
Lawmakers fined for keeping campaign-fund expenditures secret (Las Vegas Sun, 3/29/12)
Some things you can’t take off the table (Las Vegas Sun, 3/28/12)
Nevada urged to move on Web gaming market (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/28/12)
Casino tax initiative backers: Gamers fearful of letting people vote on it (Las Vegas Sun, 3/28/12)
Coast-to-coast walkers seek Sandoval support for Dream Act (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/28/12)
Internet gambling prompts rare meeting of Gaming Policy Committee (VegasInc, 3/28/12)
Ethics issue arises again in US Senate race (Las Vegas Sun, 3/25/12)
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s pivot to extend taxes sets budget tone (Reno Gazette Journal, 3/24/12)
Whether true or not, ethics review may be Berkley’s demise (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/24/12)
Sandoval tours training programs to promote development of drone aircraft industry (VegasInc, 3/22/12)
Editorial: ‘Temporary’ taxes (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/22/12)
Governor sucks air out of tax discussion (Las Vegas Sun, 3/21/12)
Lawmakers considering annual legislative session (Las Vegas Sun, 3/21/12)
Nevada: Still a long way to go on integrity (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/21/12)
Lawmaker calls for annual legislative sessions (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/21/12)
Voters to see arena tax question in November (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/21/12)
Nevadans split on proposed budget plan (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/21/12)
Governor sucks air out of tax discussion (Las Vegas Sun, 3/21/12)
Key races this fall could change political landscape at State Capitol (Las Vegas Sun, 3/20/12)
Anti-abortion group pulls initiative petition, will back ‘personhood’ initiative (Las Vegas Sun,3/20/12)
Nevada Republicans might be model for securing party’s future (Las Vegas Sun, 3/19/12)
Study: Nevada 9th most corruptible state (Las Vegas Sun, 3/19/12)
How Sandoval’s decision on taxes remakes politics for the next year (Las Vegas Sun, 3/18/12)
Some of Nevada’s youngest citizens hurt by budget cuts (Las Vegas Sun, 3/18/12)
Can Gov. Sandoval take a punch? Some Democrats would like to find out (Las Vegas Sun, 3/18/12)
Federal races on marquee, but legislative contests paramount (Las Vegas Sun, 3/18/12)
Partisans on both sides lose credibility on tax sunset issue (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/17/12)
Nye County, Sandoval clash over future of Yucca (Las Vegas Sun, 3/16/12)
Opinion: Love or hate him, admit this guy is good (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/16/12)
Romney’s favorite Hispanic, Gov. Sandoval, loves tax hikes (The American Spectator, 3/16/12)
For first time in four years, state officials build budget without cuts (Las Vegas Sun, 3/16/12)
Another reason Sandoval can’t be VP: He won’t bow to Norquist (The Daily Beast, 3/15/12)
Brian Sandoval 2.0 sees tax policy differently from Sandoval 1.0 (Las Vegas Sun, 3/14/12)
Gov. Sandoval’s shift on taxes signals GOP centrist-strategy to take state Senate (Las Vegas Sun,3/14/12)
Sandoval’s budget plan not winning him friends with teachers, other unions (Las Vegas Sun,3/14/12)
Grover Norquist calls Sandoval ‘a rat’ for raising taxes (Las Vegas Sun, 3/13/12)
Gov. Sandoval supports extending 2009 tax hike to avoid budget cuts (Las Vegas Sun, 3/13/12)
Clark County seeks refund from state (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/10/12)
Small businesses lose tax exemption, to pay state $200 fee (Las Vegas Sun, 3/9/12)
Nye County to DOE: We’ll take the nuclear waste dump (Las Vegas Sun, 3/9/12)
Clark County’s workforce reduced 22% (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/8/12)
Mining initiative proponents eviscerate industry complaints in legal brief (Las Vegas Sun, 3/8/12)
Gov. Brian Sandoval and the dog, a waggy campaign tale (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/8/12)
Nevada governors share stories, concerns about life in the mansion (Las Vegas Review-Journal,3/7/12)
Ex-councilman’s past might prepare him to be GOP chairman (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/6/12)
Commentary: The clear and present danger to Nevada’s economy (Las Vegas Sun, 3/4/12)
Culinary to Dem legislators: Don’t go to fundraiser for future Speaker Conklin or you are not on our side (Las Vegas Sun, 3/2/12)
Gov. Brian Sandoval hits the road (Sadly, it’s the wrong road) (The Nevada View, 3/2/12)
Nevada Trails (Governors Journal, 3/1/12)
Gov. Brian Sandoval to take roadtrip to promote Nevada tourism to Nevadans (Las Vegas Sun,3/1/12)
National Journal: Minority population growth in Nevada could significantly affect Senate race (Las Vegas Sun, 3/1/12)
Governor kicks off Discover Your Nevada campaign (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 3/1/12)

FEBRUARY 2012

Governor Sandoval postpones Israeli trade mission (MarketWatch, 2/29/12)
Obama-Sandoval, a blue Washoe and to tax or not to tax? (Las Vegas Sun, 2/29/12)
Poll: Sandoval’s approval rating robust, Obama looks vulnerable in Nevada and state lawmakers not held in high esteem (Las Vegas Sun, 2/28/12)
Why can’t this Hispanic, budget-cutting Guv be VP? He is pro-choice. (The Daily Beast, 2/28/12)
Sandoval told door closed on FEMA funds (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 2/27/12)
Audio: Brian Sandoval as a potential Vice Presidential pick (KNPR, 2/27/12)
Could pro-choice Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval be the GOP’s Great Hope? (The Daily Beast, 2/24/12)
Nevada GOP passing on some candidates (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 2/21/12)
Occupy Las Vegas encampment to end, but backers say the movement won’t (Las Vegas Sun,2/18/12)
Nevada gets a plan for a better economy (Brookings, 2/18/12)
Uses for thousands of dollars of campaign funds going undisclosed by Nevada Democrats (Las Vegas Sun, 2/17/12)
Whittemore lawsuits raise curtain on political deals (Las Vegas Sun, 2/17/12)
Commentary: New jobs, old faces — just another day in Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal,2/17/12)
Democrats ask: Where’s Republican state Sen. Elizabeth Halseth? (Las Vegas Sun, 2/16/12)
Commentary: How Harvey Whittemore became a leper (Las Vegas Sun, 2/15/12)
Commentary: Fundraising shenanigans a matter of law (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 2/15/12)
State senator resigns in effort to preserve Democratic majority (Las Vegas Sun, 2/15/12)
Taxation director says fewer audits result in higher revenue (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 2/15/12)
Governor’s plans: Big employment growth, careful accountability (FoxReno, 2/15/12)
State fiscal constraints holding up interim studies of public education, retirement system (Nevada News Bureau, /15/12)
Nevada’s active voter rolls in flux (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 2/14/12)
Why Nevada GOP might be better off without an early caucus (Las Vegas Sun, 2/14/12)
Nevada small business owners say minimum wage, construction defect laws hampering job growth(Nevada News Bureau, 2/14/12)
Taxation Dept losing tens of millions of dollars a year, ex-employees say (Las Vegas Review-Journal,2/14/12)
Commentary: State’s economic development plan falls short on education (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 2/14/12)
Sandoval opposes tax petitions, says revenue discussions belong at Legislature (Lahontan Valley News, 2/13/12)
Hope and change and …what’s missing? (Las Vegas Sun, 2/12/12)
Nevada’s new charter school authority begins work to expand educational opportunities (Nevada News Bureau, 2/10/12)
Sandoval urges charter school panel to expand parent choices (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 2/10/12)
Editorial: Economic diversification (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 2/10/12)
Governor reveals initiative to create 50,000 new jobs (Ely News, 2/10/12)
Sandoval’s $400,000 credit card payment reveals campaign finance flaw (Las Vegas Sun, 2/10/12)
Brian Sandoval’s economic plan for Nevada unveiled (The Nevada View, 2/9/12)
Nevada mining industry expects to add at least 1,200 jobs this year (Nevada News Bureau, 2/9/12)
Nevada think tank investigation shows Clark County residents pay millions to fund union activities(Nevada News Bureau, 2/9/12)
Errors could threaten Nevada’s status as early-caucus state, place of influence in elections (Las Vegas Sun, 2/8/12)
Five decisions that cost the Nevada GOP a successful caucus (Las Vegas Sun, 2/8/12)
Sandoval: Create 50,000 jobs in Nevada by 2014 (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 2/7/12)
Anti-abortion group files third rewrite of ballot initiative (Las Vegas Sun, 2/7/12)
Governor tells first-graders Nevada will have jobs by the time they graduate (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 2/7/12)
Caucus turnout reveals Republicans have more work to do (Las Vegas Sun, 2/7/12)
Commentary: Republican caucus falls short yet amuses (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 2/7/12)
Gov. Sandoval unveils state economic development plan, calls for 50,000 new jobs by the end of 2014 (Nevada News Bureau, 2/7/12)
Gov. Sandoval says elimination of unnecessary regulations will aid in Econ Development efforts(Nevada News Bureau, 2/7/12)
Economic woes, anti-Obama sentiment fail to draw large turnout (Las Vegas Sun, 2/4/12)
Analysis: Minority vote in Nevada up 6% from 2006 to 2010 (Las Vegas Sun, 2/3/12)
Could NV Governor become Romney’s running mate? (TPM, 2/3/12)
Unity eludes Nevada tea party in GOP presidential race (Washington Post, 2/2/12)
Controversy over state use of outside legal counsel expands to robo-signing lawsuit (Nevada News Bureau, 2/2/12)
Republicans’ economic ideas may not sell in hard-hit Nevada (LA Times, 2/1/12)
Video: Governor thrilled at national spotlight on Nevada (KTVN, 2/1/12)

JANUARY 2012

Nevada group files initiative petition to allow Legislature, Governor to raise mining taxes (Nevada News Bureau, 1/31/12)
Mining tax could nearly double under proposed initiative (Las Vegas Sun, 1/31/12)
Lawsuit challenges latest Nevada abortion initiative (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 1/31/12)
Commentary: Here’s hoping GOP doesn’t botch Nevada’s big moment (Las Vegas Sun, 1/29/12)
Gov. won’t back any presidential candidate for now (Las Vegas Sun, 1/28/12)
Gov. Brian Sandoval: Any of the GOP candidates would ‘make a great president’ (Las Vegas Sun,1/27/12)
Nevada GOP to use social media to report Feb 4 caucus results (Nevada News Bureau, 1/27/12)
More cash now available to state small-business initiative (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 1/26/12)
Sandoval to lead trade mission to Israel (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 1/26/12)
Mitt Romney mentions Brian Sandoval as Cabinet possibility (Las Vegas Sun, 1/26/12)
State lawmaker asks AG to respond to query about $6M in outside legal fees in freeway dispute(Nevada News Bureau, 1/25/12)
Hickey elected leader of Assembly GOP caucus (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 1/19/12)
Opinion: Nevadans will soon have fun with initiatives (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 1/17/12)
Opinion: Sandoval’s only error (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 1/15/12)
One man’s campaign to upend Nevada’s tax structure (Las Vegas Sun, 1/15/12)
Heller goes to Hispanic Central and survives (Las Vegas Sun, 1/8/12)
What happens in New Hampshire will likely echo in Nevada (Las Vegas Sun, 1/7/12)
State GOP can’t get act together (Las Vegas Sun, 1/6/12)
If Santorum sustains momentum, Nevada offers opportunity (Las Vegas Sun, 1/6/12)
Commentary: Civility alone won’t win Hispanics to Sen. Dean Heller (Las Vegas Sun, 1/6/12)
Matchup set for race that could decide control of state Senate (Las Vegas Sun, 1/5/12)
State lawmaker says GOP poised to win control of Senate in 2012, Democrat disagrees (Nevada News Bureau, 1/4/12)
15 apply for state’s top education job (Las Vegas Sun, 1/4/12)
Predictions for year ahead in politics (Las Vegas Sun, 1/4/12)
Gov. Brian Sandoval ‘just not in Iowa’ for presidential candidate Rick Perry (Las Vegas Sun, 1/3/12)
Economic Development – The new plan (Nevada Business, 1/1/12)
Optimism prevails for improvements in schools, athletics, social services (Las Vegas Sun, 1/1/12)
Economic optimism is emerging, but it’s guarded (Las Vegas Sun, 1/1/12)

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