Members of Nevada Delegation Team to Protect Public Lands from Executive Overreach

(Washington, DC) – United States Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) teamed with Congressmen Mark Amodei (NV-02), Joe Heck (NV-03), and Cresent Hardy (NV-04) to introduce the Nevada Land Sovereignty Act of 2015. Congressman Amodei introduced a companion bill … [Read more...]

Reid Announces Co-Sponsorship Of Respect For Marriage Act

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today on Senator Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) filing of the Respect for Marriage Act, which repeals the Defense of Marriage Act, in the 114th Congress: “I am proud to stand … [Read more...]

Congressman Hardy to hold Town Hall

Congressman-elect Cresent Hardy is planning on holding a town hall meeting in Mesquite on December 31 at 9 a.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 10 E. Mesquite Boulevard.   According to his staff, he would like to meet with Mesquite … [Read more...]

Rurals impact final results

It may have been a Republican rout across Nevada, but it was voters in rural counties who turned out in greater numbers and helped turn the state Republican red. While turnout in Clark County, where more than two-thirds of the state's population … [Read more...]

Election Results 2014

(This story will be developing throughout the day, so please keep checking back for further information!) Election Results 2014 Board Member, Virgin Valley Water District - Mesquite (Vote for three) Barbara Ellestad, 2,491, 26.58 percent Sandra … [Read more...]

Reid Statement on Moapa Solar Project

Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Nevada Public Utilities Commission this week rejected a proposal to build a 200 megawatt solar power plant at the Moapa River Paiute Indian Reservation for the benefit of all … [Read more...]

Media Forum for local candidates now on YouTube

Thanks to the staff of Let's Talk Nevada, the MLN is able to provide you with the videos from the Media Candidate Forum at Wolf Creek Golf Course on October 8, 2014. Click any of the links below to view the videos. VVWD Candidates OPD … [Read more...]

Overton Power District Candidates Answer Questions from MLN

The Mesquite Local News emailed out questionnaires to each of the candidates running for the Overton Power District Board of Trustee's. Below are the answers to those who submitted a response. None of the responses have been edited whatsoever by … [Read more...]

Flores meets with community

Lucy Flores, candidate for Lieutenant Governor, was in Mesquite Tuesday visiting with residents at the Mesquite Senior center. When asked what she can do for Mesquite if elected, she stated in her email: "Nevada was hard hit by the recession. … [Read more...]

Nevada Secretary of State Launches Online Resource for Registration, Ballot Delivery for Overseas Military Voting

Secretary of State Ross Miller today unveiled Nevada's Effective Absentee System for Elections, or EASE, an online application that seamlessly integrates voter registration and electronic ballot delivery and marking. EASE is available to members of … [Read more...]