Tag Archives: Steve Sisolak

Dem Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak Tests COVID+

The Associated Press reports: Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 as the virus surges to record levels in the state and across the U.S. The 66-year-old Democrat is the fifth governor to report testing positive for the coronavirus this year. Three governors, two Republicans in Missouri and Oklahoma, and one Democrat in Virginia …

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NEVADA: Dem Gov Vetoes Bill To Drop Electoral College

The Nevada Independent reports: Gov. Steve Sisolak has issued his first veto out of the 2019 legislative session, rejecting a proposal that would have pledged Nevada’s six electoral votes to the winner of the popular vote for the presidency. AB186 proved a divisive one in the Legislature that elicited some of the closest votes in the session. Proponents argued that …

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NEVADA: Dem Gov Signs Ban On “Gay Panic” Defense

The Nevada Current reports: The bill, SB 97, was sponsored by the Senate Committee on Judiciary on behalf of the Nevada Youth Legislature and bans the “gay panic” or “trans panic” defense, which attempts to reduce sentences for alleged criminals by arguing that their violent actions were provoked or justified because their knowledge of the victim’s sexual orientation or gender …

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