State Senator John Lee, D-North Las Vegas, argues that students in Southern Nevada are subsidizing students in the North. UNLV generates 40% of tuition revenue for the system while UNR generates only 27% but both get equal state funding.
State Sen. Greg Brower has barely been in his current job a few months. He was nominated to replace Sen. Bill Raggio who resigned before the Legislature met. And his seat seems likely to be eliminated in this year's redistricting of the Nevada Senate. But he's thrown his hat into the ring with quite a few other candidates for the special election in Nevada's Second Congressional District. The seat became vacant when then-Congressman Dean Heller was appointed to replace disgraced Sen. John Ensign.
The Republican Party was not happy with Secretary of State Ross Miller's decision to hold an open election in Congressional District 2 to replace now-Senator Dean Heller. Republicans say they should be given the chance to have their party endorse one candidate.
Embattled Senator John Ensign will be resigning from the United States Senate on May 3. Governor Brian Sandoval is expected to appoint Congressman Dean Heller to the vacant Senate seat. This news will lead many candidates who had planned on 18 months to rethink their plans now that the real race for Nevada's Second Congressional District will be run in six months. We talk with experts in Las Vegas and Washington to get the latest from the resignation announcement.
When long-time Republican State Senate Leader Bill Raggio resigned earlier this month, he set off a scramble to replace him. In all, the Washoe County Commission interviewed 15 people before unanimously settling on Reno lawyer and former U.