No big announcement at Adam Laxalt’s Basque Fry, but supporters talk as if he’s running for Governor

By Michelle Rindels and Luz Gray The Nevada Independent https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/no-big-announcement-at-adam-laxalts-basque-fry-but-supporters-talk-like-hes-already-in-governors-race Republican Attorney General … [Read more...]

Wilderness society supports western monuments

By Dave Maxwell Special to MLN As detailed in published reports, more than 2.7 million people submitted comments during a 60-day comment period to the Department of the Interior, in support of America’s national monuments including local residents … [Read more...]

Legislation to address physician shortage finds bipartisan support from congressional delegation

By Megan Messerly The Nevada Independent  https://thenevedaindependent.com/ Grappling with one of the worst physician shortages in the nation, members of Nevada’s congressional delegation are backing legislation that would add 15,000 medical … [Read more...]

State considering experimental drug combination for Dozier execution

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Corrections announced yesterday that it will carry out the execution of Scott Dozier on Nov. 14, 2017 using an untested, experimental drug combination that has never before been used in an execution by lethal … [Read more...]

Senate Republican Leader Michael Roberson Announces Candidacy for Nevada Lieutenant Governor

Senate Republican Leader Michael Roberson announced his candidacy for Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, following last week’s announcement that current Lieutenant Governor Mark Hutchison will not be seeking a second term in 2018. Roberson was first … [Read more...]

ACLU of Nevada Opposes Experimental Execution Scheme

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Corrections announced yesterday that it will carry out the execution of Scott Dozier on Nov. 14, 2017 using an untested, experimental drug combination that has never before been used in an execution by lethal … [Read more...]

REP. RUBEN J. KIHUEN TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS SHORTAGE OF DOCTORS IN SOUTHERN NEVADA

On Monday, August 21st at 11:00 am PST, Representative Ruben J. Kihuen will hold a press conference to speak on the legislative work he is doing in Washington, D.C. to address the shortage of doctors in Nevada. The event will highlight the bill the … [Read more...]

Protect our national monuments

By: Ruben Kihuen July 30, 2017 Last week, I called on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to listen to Nevadans as he continues to review the designations of Gold Butte and Basin and Range as national monuments. My remarks followed a letter I sent … [Read more...]

Kihuen statement about Secretary Zinke

Today, Representative Ruben J. Kihuen released the statement below in reaction to the decision by the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ryan Zinke shortening his visit to Nevada. Secretary Zinke promised to meet with stakeholders prior to … [Read more...]

Interior Secretary declares public lands are not for sale

Under the hot July sun and with the Gold Butte National Monument visible in the background, U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told reporters Sunday afternoon that “public land is not for sale.” “I’m an advocate for monuments,” Zinke … [Read more...]