KTNV: Marsy’s Law To Be Decided In November Election

  Marsy’s Law, which would put a Victim’s Bill of Rights into our constitution, will be Question 1 on this year’s ballot. Changing the Nevada Constitution is a lengthy process, requiring the legislature to pass the item twice before the voters… Read More

NNBW: Nevada looks to embrace blockchain technology to further economic growth

It’s a buzzword that’s increasingly floating through the ether and over the internet. Blockchain. But, what is it exactly? And what potential does it bring to Nevada’s economy? These were two of the focal points that a collection of policymakers,… Read More

The NV Indy: Amid tech boom, Nevada wants to become home for blockchain-related businesses

While bitcoin has gradually become a household word, the underlying technology behind it — known as blockchain — isn’t quite there yet, though it has found a recent home in Nevada law. Blockchain is, at its simplest, a kind of… Read More

KNPR: Auditor Finds Deplorable, Hazardous Conditions in State Supported Mental Health Group Homes

In 2016, Anjeanette Damon wrote a series for the Reno Gazette-Journal exposing some harrowing conditions in group homes for people with mental illness. These are outsourced homes the state pays for and is supposed to oversee. That series got the attention… Read More

MyNews4: What Nevada health officials are doing to fix ‘unsanitary, unsafe’ homes for mentally ill

RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — A recently released state audit revealed that many Nevadans with severe mental illness were living in “unsanitary, unsafe” homes, some of which had mold, mildew, evidence of human waste and rodent droppings. Governor… Read More

The NV Indy: State agency sends action plan to governor to address squalid conditions in community homes for mentally ill

Nevada’s Department of Health and Human Services sent an action plan to the governor on Monday after a legislative audit last week revealed filthy and unsafe conditions at community homes for the mentally ill almost two years after department officials… Read More

RGJ: Tax reform should appeal to everyone by Ben Kieckhefer

President Trump’s push to reform the federal tax code is the perfect opportunity for the federal government to prove to the American people and American business that it is on their side. Republicans and Democrats have run for office talking… Read More

Nevada Appeal: Bills seek to make Nev. the destination for entrepreneurs

Sen. Ben Kieckhefer, R-Reno, is shepherding a package of bills he says is designed to make Nevada the destination for entrepreneurs. “The idea broadly is to look at our economic development efforts with a renewed emphasis on what we can… Read More

Kieckhefer Announces Entrepreneurship and Startup Initiative

  March 22, 2017 (Carson City, NV) – Senator Ben Kieckhefer (R-Reno) introduced a legislative package Tuesday, March 21, 2017 to strengthen Nevada’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and ensure Nevada is the destination of choice for business startups and entrepreneurs. The package… Read More

Fulfilling The Promise We Made To Our Heroes

The Nevada Office of Veterans Services counts up to 300,000 veterans, active service members, and their family members as Nevadans, and the Legislature has taken strides to make Nevada the most veteran-friendly state in the nation. It’s a noble goal,… Read More