LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Nevada state Treasurer and Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Schwartz is running for a suburban Las Vegas congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Susie Lee,...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County Commissioners Steve Sisolak and Chris Giunchigliani lobbed criticisms at each other Thursday night over campaign payments and donations, the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting and which of the two Democrats is more qualified to be Nevada's next governor.
The debate, hosted by The Nevada Independent and KTNV-TV, was Giunchigliani and Sisolak's second this week and came two days before early voting starts in their race.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three of the four leading candidates for Nevada governor pledged to protect the state's expanded Medicaid program if elected in November.
Republican state Treasurer Dan Schwartz as well as Democrats Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani and Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak spoke to about 400 people representing churches, nonprofits and schools who make up a group called Nevadans for the Common Good.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three of the four leading candidates for Nevada governor pledged Tuesday night to protect the state's expanded Medicaid program if elected in November.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada State Treasurer Dan Schwartz says if he's elected governor he'll try to eliminate the $750 million hotel-room tax in Clark County that's earmarked to help pay for the Raiders' new NFL stadium in Las Vegas.
Schwartz is running against Attorney General Adam Laxalt for the Republican gubernatorial nomination.
He said Thursday on Nevada Newsmakers that he'd rather direct the room-tax money toward the state's public education system.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A presumed Republican front-runner and a veteran Democratic county lawmaker from Las Vegas have entered the race for Nevada governor.
The filings on Tuesday bring to 12 the number of candidates from various parties vying to replace term-limited Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval.
Several more people are expected to file before the Friday deadline.
Nevada attorney general files as Republican for governor
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt has filed documents to run as a Republican for governor.
Laxalt made it official Tuesday at the Secretary of State's office in Las Vegas, ahead of a June 12 primary that will pit him against state Treasurer Dan Schwartz and several other lesser-known GOP candidates.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The chairman of the elected body with jurisdiction over the Las Vegas Strip has filed to run as a Democrat for governor.
Steve Sisolak (SIHS'-oh-lahk) entered the race Monday, when he submitted paperwork to the Nevada Secretary of State.
Sisolak is expected to face a Democratic party primary challenge from Clark County Commission colleague Chris Giunchigliani (joon-kihl-ee-AHN'-ee).
Dem Gov hopefuls Sisolak, Giunchigliani keynote fundraiser
MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — The two leading Nevada Democrats running for governor are scheduled to appear at a Douglas County Democratic Party fundraiser in Minden next month.
Party officials said Thursday Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani (joon-kihl-ee-AHN'-ee) and Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak (SIHS'-oh-lak) both will give keynote speeches at the "Blue Stars Rising Dinner 2018" at the Carson Valley Inn on Feb. 17. Tickets cost $65.
Nevada treasurer calling on state Attorney General to resign
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Treasurer Dan Schwartz called on state Attorney General Adam Laxalt this week to either end his campaign for governor or resign as the state's top prosecutor.
The attorney general has shown he cannot separate his official duties and his campaign, said Schwartz, who is Laxalt's opponent in the Republican primary election.
Nevada state treasurer announces Republican bid for governor
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada businessman who became state treasurer two years ago said Tuesday he'll seek the Republican nomination for governor.
Dan Schwartz, who made his announcement at a golf course in Las Vegas, focused in a statement on schools, the state economy, U.S. control of public lands and what he called "pay-to-play" influence by political lobbyists and wealthy insiders.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker said Tuesday that the offices of Nevada's two statewide-elected officials who oversee the state's finances are so lacking in purpose that they should be abolished.
Nevada treasurer, top lawmakers spar over education programs
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Democrats in the Nevada Legislature on Thursday disputed the validity of State Treasurer Dan Schwartz's aggressive tactics to increase participation in certain education programs.
The politicians clashed over control of hot-button programs for school vouchers and college savings accounts amid a broader debate on where to send money to improve an education system that turns out some of the worst test scores and highest drop-out rates in the nation.