All posts tagged "Mo Denis"

  • Government
    NPRI’s Separation Of Powers Lawsuit Dismissed By District Court, Appeal Planned

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – A Carson City district judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a conservative Nevada think tank claiming that a lawmaker violated the state constitution’s separation of powers clause by also working as a public employee. The lawsuit was dismissed because the lawmaker targeted in the case by the...

  • Government
    Separation of Power Lawsuit: It’s Not Moot Until the Check Clears

      (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Since most of the news media, though not all, gave it short shrift and one self-styled pundit largely dismissed it as an exercise in futility, the brief filed by NPRI’s Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation in its separation of powers lawsuit makes some salient points about why...

  • Government
    NPRI: Denis’ Resignation ‘Constituted A De Facto Admission’ Of Case’s Merits

    (NPRI) – NPRI’s Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation has just filed an Opposition brief maintaining that Sen. Mo Denis’ resignation from his executive-branch job does not moot Pojunis v. State of Nevada, et al., because of several well-established exceptions to the “mootness doctrine.” A link to the full brief in opposition...

  • Politics
    Nevada Candidate Reporting Catches Up To The Electronic Age

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Starting with the annual campaign contribution and expense reports due Jan. 17, elected officials and candidates must now file their information electronically with the Secretary of State’s office. State lawmakers say they have not heard of any major concerns with the new requirements from their colleagues. Sen....

  • Politics
    Roberson Says GOP Poised To Win Control Of Nevada Senate In 2012

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Republican state Senator Michael Robersonsaid today he expects the GOP to retake control of the Senate in the 2012 general election, citing the quality of candidates recruited for two key Clark County races. His optimism was countered by Sen. Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, who said he is...

  • Government
    Think Tank Finally Pulls The Trigger On Defiance Of Nevada Constitution

    (Thomas Mitchell/4th St8) – When I interviewed Joseph Becker, the newly installed head of the Center for...

  • Government
    Transfer Of Funds To Scholarship Program May Have Been Proper

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – State officials and lawmakers are rejecting the suggestion that they acted improperly last year when fees generated from several college savings programs were shifted to shore up the cash-strapped Gov. Guinn Millennium Scholarship for academically eligible Nevada high school graduates. But one former lawmaker, who voted for...