- Nevada judge is asked to let new wave of retail marijuana shops open
- Friday, Aug. 16, 2019
- Attorneys for companies that won Nevada retail marijuana dispensary licenses last year argued Friday during closing arguments that there was no reason for a temporary stop on ...
- Horsford holds court on health care, trade and Trump in session with Sun editors
- Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019
- When U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford hears from his constituents, the top issue they bring up is bringing down the cost of health care. To that end, the second-term congressman is …
- Native American tribe claims nuclear waste can't be stored on its land
- Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019
- To the Western Shoshone, most of Nevada isn’t Nevada. At least not in the current sense. More than 150 years after the first treaty between the Western Shoshone and the federal government was signed, the two nations disagree on the outcome — the Shoshone say they never turned over their land. The majority of the land in Nevada falls under ...
- Environmentalists express worry over BLM reorganization; bureau downplays concerns
- Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019
- Under the reorganization, 61 of the bureau’s positions would remain in the Washington area to manage core tasks such as information requests, legislative affairs and budgetary matters. More than 200 BLM positions now in Washington would be divvied out among the Western states where the bulk of the BLM’s work takes place …
- Nevada congressional delegation remains mostly on hold on Trump impeachment calls
- Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019
- Rep. Dina Titus is the sole congressional Democrat from Nevada to explicitly call for an impeachment inquiry, though other Nevadans in Congress are leaving the option …
- Democrats have rolled out a virtual caucus for 2020. Here’s how it’s supposed to work.
- Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019
- Molly Forgey, the communications director for the state Democratic Party, said that while participation on caucus day was still important, the addition of a virtual option was meant to …
- 2020 hopeful Steyer touts benefits of being political outsider
- Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019
- Tom Steyer, the billionaire Democratic activist, declared his candidacy for the 2020 election late, pushing himself as an outsider who isn’t beholden to corporate interests ...
- Buttigieg, a millennial and Midwesterner, says he’s poised to topple Trump
- Friday, Aug. 9, 2019
- Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., said he is uniquely positioned to take on President Donald Trump because of his experiences as a millennial and a resident of the industrial Midwest.
Buttigieg, who is vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, spoke last week with the Sun to detail his positions on the stalled Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, climate ...
- New Yorker de Blasio says local consent a must on nuclear waste storage
- Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019
- Bill de Blasio, the two-term mayor of New York City, touted his progressive record in an interview with the Sun, showing support for New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal and a vision for …
- Horsford: Accurate count vital for Nevada
- Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019
- Horsford expressed concern over the potential cooling effects the Trump administration’s actions could have on census participation, not only among immigrants but among …
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John Sadler is a political reporter for the Las Vegas Sun. Born and raised in Louisiana, he is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University and the University of Missouri-Columbia. When he’s not elbow-deep in documents, he likes food, folklore and cheering for the Saints.
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