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WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. The endgame cometh. You need to get a bill passed or killed. You can only make one phone call to a non-elected official. Who do you call to give yourself the best shot?   4. Set the over/under on gubernatorial vetoes and explain why you chose that number. If you ever wonder whether this Sunday content is worth the price or...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Name three bills that are essential to the endgame. 4. Rate from most likely to pass to least likely and explain: Mining tax Right to Return Death penalty repeal Public option Any Keith Pickard bill   Good stuff from the insiders and robust response: Those on both sides seem to think Joe Lombardo could give the gov trouble. (...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Who is the legislator -- name one from each house -- who is doing a workmanlike job but doesn't get a lot of attention? Explain why. 4. Who is the most likely forgotten name in Nevada politics to resurface next year as a candidate for a major office? Michael Roberson? Who?   Good stuff and a pretty robust response from the...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Could John Lee win a statewide election? Could he win CD4? 4. Any thoughts on the legislative deadlines -- what lived or died? Will the death penalty be abolished or not this session? What else surprised you or what surprises do you see coming? 5. Any thoughts on the reopening plan?   Even more than the usual interesting stuff...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Halfway point of the session. Under 60 days to go. Your thoughts so far? Who is doing well and who is not? Strange rhythm because of the lockdown -- how is it affecting things? Will things turbocharge when it opens? Grade whoever you want to grade, including the gov. 4. Who are the best and worst local government electeds ...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. As we approach the halfway point in the session -- yes, not far from that -- are there issues percolating beyond obvious ones (budget, mining tax) that could cause fireworks? What is not so visible that could become visible? 4. With all of the competing "election reform" bills, what is likely to become law? Having asked that,...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. With vaccines available to all in two weeks or so, are you optimistic that Nevada will be back to some semblance of normality by summer? Think the Legislative Building will be open a month from now? What still worries you? What permanent damage has been done that can't be repaired? 4. Have some fun with this one: What are the...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. The Dem Socialist takeover of the Nevada Dems: Does it have any impact on the '22 cycle, on the Legislature, on anything? Can the Reid Machine operate effectively outside of the party? Should gov, CCM and others be worried about this -- guilt by association? Or is it all a nothingburger? 4. How will the passage of the COVID...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Reaction to sale of Venetian/Palazzo? What does it mean? What's next? Economic and political impact? 4. On the one-year anniversary of COVID in NV, what was done right and what was done wrong, and could we have known what we know now a year ago? What policies could have been, should have been enacted, and what ones that were...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. The session is about a fifth over already. Which freshmen have the most and least promise, if you can even tell? 4. Name the top three most ambitious elected officials in Nevada?   Good stuff and robust response this week from the insiders, with Ford, Conine and Jones winning the ambitious pol straw poll (Ford in a landslide,...

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