Nevada Legislature 2013: It’s all over but the yelling

Without a doubt, the 77th regular session of the Nevada Legislature will be one for the history books. This session started with the unusual and slightly disturbing situation of Assemblyman Steven Brooks expulsion — a dubious first in Nevada history — after he threatened violence and demonstrated mental instability. (He would go on to be…

The Progressive Agenda: A Legislative Wish List

Today marks the start of 77th (regular) session of the Nevada Legislature! Can you feel the excitement? For the next 120 days of the (regular) session, people across the state will be watching (and hopefully participating in great events like Grass Roots Lobby Days) as our representatives tackle the business of the Silver State. And…

Face time with The Sin City Siren

And by “face time” I mean, that I will be one of those speaking at the monthly Henderson Democratic Club meeting tonight starting around 6:30. Live and in person, and all that jazz! Also featured at tonight’s meeting will be the newly appointed Assembly member Lesley Cohen and Henderson District Public Libraries Executive Director Tom…