OPINION: Nevada loses a legend

By Andy Matthews, NPRI President Nevadans awoke to the news this morning that Bill Raggio, one of the truly great icons of Silver State politics, has died at the age of 85. Mr. Raggio served 38 years in the Nevada Senate, and it’s difficult to spend that much time in public office without leaving a […]

BLM Selects Proposed Wild Horse Ecosanctuary on Private Land for Environmental Review

As part of an ongoing effort to reform its national Wild Horse and Burro Program, the Bureau of Land Management announced today that it has selected for environmental review a private land site proposed as the location for a wild horse ecosanctuary.  The selection of the to-be-reviewed site, a private ranch in southeastern Wyoming 30 […]

Western Nevada College Announces 2012 Nevada Small Farm Conference

FALLON – In the midst of a challenging economy, the 2012 Nevada Small Farm Conference looks to agriculture to help communities rebuild local economies. Western Nevada College will host this year’s Nevada Small Farm Conference, Thursday – Saturday, March 8-10, at the Fallon Convention Center and Western Nevada College Fallon campus. The event includes four […]

Nevada Senate Republican caucus statement on the passing of Bill Raggio

The Senate Republican Caucus today released the following statement: “Senator Raggio epitomized the term ‘public servant.’ As a district attorney and legislator, Senator Raggio was committed to doing the right thing for the people of Nevada. A dedicated friend, father and husband, Senator Raggio remained true to those he cared about most. He was a […]

Sandoval statement on death of Bill Raggio

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval made the following statement this morning after learning of the death of former state Senator Bill Raggio: “With the death of Senator Bill Raggio, one of the great lights in the world of Nevada politics has gone out. Senator Raggio’s career exemplified the very best […]

Health care reform law provides coverage for nearly 50,000 Americans with pre-existing conditions

CMS NEWS RELEASE Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced that the new health care law’s Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan program is providing insurance to nearly 50,000 people with high-risk pre-existing conditions nationwide. The department released a new report demonstrating how PCIP is helping to fill a void in the insurance market for […]

Sandoval statement on new Clark County school ranking system

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval today made the following statement regarding the Clark County School District’s new school ranking system: “I congratulate Superintendent Dwight Jones and the CCSD Board of Trustees for taking this significant step forward. The School Performance Framework will provide parents with important information about their child’s […]

Governor presents Jerry Finley veteran of the month award for February

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Governor Brian Sandoval proudly presented the Veteran of the Month Award to Jerry Finley for his ongoing service and assist to veterans throughout the state on Wednesday, February 22, 2012. “I have a profound respect for Mr. Finely, for what he’s done for veterans throughout the state,” said Governor Sandoval during the […]

Senate Republican Caucus endorses Vick Gill

NV SENATE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS NEWS RELEASE FALLON – The Nevada Senate Republican Caucus today endorsed Vick Gill, MD, R-Las Vegas, for State Senate District 9. “Vick Gill is a small business owner who will bring his experience creating jobs and balancing budgets to state government,” said Nevada Senate Minority Leader Mike McGinness, R-Fallon. “The Senate […]

Caughlin and Washoe Fire joint restoration efforts

JOINT CITY OF RENO/WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Just a few months after two major wildfires devastated the area, local agencies come together to kick-start restoration. Protecting watershed and preventing erosion on both private and public properties is key to recovering from a wild land urban interface fire. Emergency crews and local Burn Area Emergency Rehabilitation […]

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