All posts tagged "Amodei"

  • Government
    Nevada Firearms Coalitions Seeks Justice In Operation Fast And Furious

     On July 4, 2012, Don Turner sent the following letter to Senators Heller and Reid and Representatives Amodei, Berkley, and Heck. – Ed. The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993, Public Law 103-159 (National Instant Criminal Background Check System) requires Federal Firearms Licensees to obtain information to ascertain if the transfer...

  • Politics
    Gov. Sandoval, NV Congressmen, Candidates Weigh In On Affordable Care Ruling

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Gov. Brian Sandoval said today the effects of the U.S. Supreme Court decisionupholding much of the Affordable Care Act on the state’s Medicaid program remain unclear. “The implications for Medicaid costs are still unclear, but Nevada will prepare to meet the serious financial implications of this decision,”...

  • Government
    Obama Accused of Trying to Distract from Real Issues

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) To welcome the president to Nevada, this morning Congressman Mark Amodei, who currently represents most of the rural part of the state, and Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki conducted a brief press conference phone call. During the call they basically accused Obama of trying to distract voters from the real...

  • Government
    Nevadans Back Yucca Mountain, Sandoval Wants It Gone

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Gov. Brian Sandoval sent a letter to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today making it clear that he does not support any type of nuclear waste disposal or interim storage at Yucca Mountain. “There should be no uncertainty or misunderstanding of my position with regard to...

  • Government
    Amodei Not Optimistic On Budget Or Deficit Deal, But Sees Chance For Lands Bills in 2012

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., said today he is not optimistic that Congress will make any substantive progress on a balanced budget or deficit reduction this year given the focus on the presidential election. But Amodei, in town on a brief recess, said he is hopeful that progress...

  • Government
    Amodei Rejects Earmarks, Upholds Budget Process

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., said today he opposes the earmark process used to fund various projects around the country, advocating instead that state priorities for federal support go through a regular budget review. “The problem with earmarks, when you look at them, it’s symbolic largely, because it’s...

  • Politics
    Amodei Announces 2012 Congressional Run

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., made it official today, saying he will run for a full-term in District 2 in the 2012 election. Amodei, on a tour of his district with his Washington, DC staff in tow, made the unsurprising announcement at an open house in his new...

  • Business
    Faster Visa Process Means More Dollars In Vegas’ Pocket

    Standing beneath the famous Welcome to Las Vegas sign at the south end of the Las Vegas Strip, Congressman Joe Heck (R-NV) on Monday announced the introduction of a bill he believes will help increase tourism, improve the economy and create jobs in the state of Nevada. Heck was flanked by leaders...

  • Politics
    Amodei Wins – What We Can Take Away

    NN&V Exclusive (David Mansdoerfer) –  Special elections tend to not reflect the national political mood. They are generally low-turnout and locally driven. Last night, Mark Amodei walked away with a nearly 30,000 vote win in a right-leaning district. So, what should be taken away from last night’s Republican victory in Nevada’s 2nd...

  • Opinion
    Jobs Bills are Legislative Wishful Thinking

    (David Mansdoerfer) – In the recent debate between Mark Amodei and Kate Marshall, Ms. Marshall accused Mr. Amodei of failing to pass a jobs bill during his time with the Nevada legislature. What I find most distressing about this statement is that Ms. Marshall, and most of her liberal counterparts, believe that...

  • Politics
    2011 CLC: General Admisstion Tix Still Available

    (Las Vegas, NV) – Tickets for the Conservative Awards Luncheon at Saturday’s 2011 Conservative Leadership Conference at the M Resort in Las Vegas are sold out; however, there are still general admission passes available for sale in advance or at the door. Here is the conference’s scheduled agenda (subject to last-minute changes):  Morning General Session I – 8:30...

  • Politics
    Leading GOP Candidates In CD2 Race Debate

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – For the three leading Republican candidates seeking the Congressional District 2 seat vacated with the appointment of Dean Heller to the U.S. Senate, it was all about qualifications and experience in a debate held Wednesday. State Republican Party Chairman Mark Amodei, a former state senator,...