Nye and Esmeralda counties could soon be joined by two more rural jurisdictions, Elko and Lyon, whose commissioners are set to discuss alternatives to electronic voting machines later this week.
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Historically, Westside churches have been a kind of connected body, rather than isolated worship centers, leading the community and connecting it to outsiders — notably local government and political candidates. But some say the church’s influence within and beyond the neighborhood has waned, and caution against pastors aligning so close to civic leaders that they self-censor.
Nye County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend the county clerk ditch electronic voting machines and move to all-paper, hand-counted elections for both the 2022 primary and general elections.
Amid growing unease about skyrocketing rental and home prices, Reno’s city council is holding a special meeting Tuesday to discuss solutions that may alleviate pressure on the market and increase affordable housing.
“Pets are like family, and no one wants to have to make that sacrifice or that decision to split up their family in order to come into services,” Las Vegas Community Resources Manager Jocelyn Bluitt-Fisher said.
Nearly 60 percent of nearly 5,000 votes tabulated in the special election voted against the measure proposing the Elko County School District take out $150 million in general obligation bonds for capital improvement funding.
The $2.8 million spent on lobbying activities in 2021 marked the first time since 2005 that spending dipped below $3 million, and represented roughly 72 percent of lobbying expenditures reported during the 2019 session.