Brian Sandoval

In four swing states, Republican governors sound unenthused about their party’s nominees

Four term-limited Republican governors in swing states have kept a surprising distance between themselves and the nominees picked by their party to replace them, an unusual dissonance that could have long-lasting effects on their states.<p>In Nevada, Gov. Brian Sandoval, who broke with much of his …

Politics

Tesla Keeps Sliding as JPMorgan Sees No Secured Funding for Deal

Tesla Inc.’s shares continued to fall pre-market on Monday after JPMorgan analyst Ryan Brinkman slashed his price target on the stock, saying that …

Tesla

NV-Gov: Campaign for Republican nominee Laxalt unconcerned that GOP Gov. Sandoval won’t endorse him

The campaign for Nevada’s Republican gubernatorial nominee, Adam Laxalt, said it isn’t concerned that sitting GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval won’t endorse Laxalt — or any candidate — for his seat, KSNV-TV reported.<p>“I don’t think it has any effect one way or the other,” former Nevada Gov. Robert List, …

Conservative View

Gov. Sandoval won't make gubernatorial race endorsement

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he won't make an endorsement in the gubernatorial race.<p>The Republican, term-limited Sandoval confirmed his decision to The Associated Press in a statement Thursday.<p>Attorney General Adam Laxalt is the Republican gubernatorial hopeful.<p>Clark County …

Las Vegas

Nevada receives application for Trump-backed healthcare plans

A type of health insurance plan encouraged by President Trump, in which workers band together to get coverage, has applied to cover residents in …

Health Care

Data: Nevada unemployment rate lowest since August 2007

Recent figures show Nevada added 9,500 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate dropped 0.1 percent to 4.6 percent in the state.<p>The Nevada Appeal …

Business

Las Vegas tourism has a new chief

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has named Steve Hill as its next CEO, effective Sept. 1. Hill succeeds the retiring Rossi Ralenkotter.<p>…

Las Vegas

Nevada pushes distributed resource planning regulations ahead of ballot initiative

Dive Brief:<p>Nevada's Public Utility Commission (PUC) issued a proposed rule intended to implement SB 146 and establish new provisions for front-of and …

Solar Power

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval remarries in Lake Tahoe ceremony

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has remarried.<p>A statement released Sunday by his office said Sandoval married gaming executive Lauralyn McCarthy of Las …

Tahoe

Sandoval appoints new utilities commission head

Gov. Brian Sandoval has appointed one of his former deputy chiefs of staff to serve as chairman of the Nevada Public Utilities Commission.<p>Sandoval …

Business

Nevada Gov. Sandoval to marry gambling industry veteran

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is set to marry a veteran of the gambling industry.<p>Sandoval's office announced Tuesday he will marry Lauralyn McCarthy on …

Business

Look! Nevada’s Marijuana Tax Revenue Estimated To Reach $70 Million

Back in 2016 Nevada voters legalized cannabis for adult use. Since then the state has generated some of the most substantial tax revenues in the …

Cannabis

Nevada to study prison reforms to cut costs, recidivism

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has requested a review of the state's criminal justice system to see if the state can control growing prison costs, reduce …

Brian Sandoval

Malloy No Longer Least Popular Governor In Country: Poll

Gov. Dannel Malloy still ranks as one of the most unpopular governors in the country.<p>HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel Malloy is no longer the country's …

Top 10

Here's How Gov. Jerry Brown Ranks Among Country's Governors

A new quarterly polls ranks the most and least popular governors in America.<p>CALIFORNIA – California Gov. Jerry Brown is in the middle of the pack …

Jerry Brown

Tax revenue from Nevada marijuana sales set new high in May

Tax revenue from marijuana sales in Nevada continue to increase, setting a new high of more than $7.1 million in May, the 11th month of legal …

Cannabis

Nevada governor on two-week trade mission to Africa

Gov. Brian Sandoval is on a two-week trip to Africa for a trade mission.<p>Sandoval's spokeswoman Mary-Sarah Kinner said the Republican governor arrived …

South Africa

By saying nothing, Sandoval tells Nevadans all they need to know

Gov. Brian Sandoval’s term-limit clock is down to five months and change, but he appears to be doing something very important for Nevadans on his way …

Las Vegas

Waymo's self-driving cars are driving 25,000 miles a day

Each and every day, Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo self-driving car subsidiary sees its fleet of autonomous vehicles drive a combined distance of 25,000 …

Autonomous Cars

Nevada Schools To Get $37.5 Million Donation From Tesla

The grants are slated to help promote the STEM field within the state, eventually yielding more educated workforce for the electric car company<p>Tesla …

Tesla

Waymo’s autonomous vehicles are driving 25,000 miles every day

Waymo, the former Google self-driving project that spun out to become a business under Alphabet, has driven 8 million miles on public roads using its autonomous vehicles.<p>Waymo CEO John Krafcik shared the company’s milestone Friday while onstage with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval at the National …

Technology

Tesla to donate a total of $37.5M for education in Nevada

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Tesla officials say a $1.5 million grant is only the beginning of their investment in K-12 education in Nevada.<p>The Nevada Appeal reports Tesla officials announced at a state Board of Education meeting Thursday that Tesla plans to contribute $37.5 million to education in …

Tesla

Obamacare insurers ask for 2 percent average premium increases in Nevada

Health insurance companies have asked to increase Obamacare premiums by an average of 1.9 percent in Nevada for 2019, according to rate filings.<p>“This …

Health Care

Members of Congress to tour Yucca Mountain nuclear site

Members of Congress are set to tour next week the site of a dormant nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain as they aim to restart a licensing …

Business

Reno-Sparks tourism tops 5 million for first time since 2007

RENO, Nev. — The number of tourists visiting Reno-Sparks and Washoe County over the past year has topped the 5 million mark for the first time since …

Tesla

$5 million approved for NV electric car charging stations

State regulators have approved NV Energy's plans to spend $295 million on renewable energy in Nevada in the coming year, including $5 million to …

Business

Watch live: Trump holds rally in Las Vegas to boost GOP Senator Heller’s reelection bid

President Donald Trump has taken his show on the road on Saturday, appearing in Las Vegas to boost the campaign of Sen. Dean Heller (R) who hopes to …

Liberal View

Gov. Sandoval in Spain for trade mission to Basque Country

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is in Spain for a trade mission where he signed a memorandum of understanding with a Basque Country leader.<p>The Governor's …

Business

Dems see a midterm advantage in pre-existing conditions battle

Democrats clearly see a winning 2018 issue in the Trump administration’s approach to pre-existing conditions. They — and vulnerable incumbents in …

U.S. Department of Justice

Pimp Who Won Nevada Primary Shunned by GOP Establishment

Notorious pimp Dennis Hof, the self-proclaimed “Trump of Pahrump” who won a Republican primary for the Nevada state legislature Tuesday, is …

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