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Nevada Current: Waiting for Meals on Wheels

Advocates had been trying to get more funding for Meals on Wheels for years. This support will only become more vital in the face of increasing and devastating budget cuts Republicans would like to implement to similar programs nationwide,” Sisolak’s campaign said in a statement. “As governor, he will fight to protect these types of efforts, ensuring some of the…

Human Rights Campaign: HRC Endorses Steve Sisolak for NV Gov

“Steve Sisolak is the clear choice for Nevada voters and the champion we need to move equality forward across the Silver State,” said HRC Nevada State Director Briana Escamilla. “As Governor, he will work to protect our hard-fought progress and ensure that our state remains welcoming and open to all. HRC is proud to endorse his candidacy for Governor and…

Las Vegas Sun: Laxalt Says One Thing, Does Another

Laxalt is trying to have it both ways by saying he respects abortion rights and then attacking them. Laxalt and his allies have been attacking Sisolak for standing up for Nevada women’s right to receive accurate, honest information about their reproductive health. Recently, one Laxalt ally went so low as to attack Sisolak’s personal faith. This should set off alarm…

Las Vegas Sun: Protesters: Trump’s Supreme Court pick threatens women’s reproductive rights

About 25 people, led by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak, attorney general candidate Aaron Ford and secretary of state candidate Nelson Araujo, took part in the 10-minute protest in front of Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller’s local office. “Women’s rights are everybody’s rights,” Sisolak said. Source: https://lasvegassun.com/news/2018/jul/10/protesters-trumps-supreme-court-pick-threatens-wom/

Nevada Current: Sisolak: Don’t Trust Reproductive Rights to Laxalt

Sisolak said reproductive decisions are between a woman and her doctor and “not dictated by a political agenda,” a reference to his Republican opponent, Attorney General Adam Laxalt. Despite campaign promises to the contrary, Laxalt has used his office to further his anti-abortion rights agenda. “Adam Laxalt will not fight for women’s access to critical health care. Instead, he wants…

Reno News Review: The new Republicans-in-name-only

GOP gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt is completely on board with Trump’s schoolyard bravado, dubbing his Democratic opponent “Shady Steve” Sisolak. The shallowness of these silly monikers demonstrates an appalling lack of maturity and intellect from both men and their supporters. It’s embarrassing to anyone who cares the smallest bit about civility and respect in government. Source: https://www.newsreview.com/reno/new-republicans-in-name-only/content?oid=26507483

Reno News Review: Laxalt and the law

It was the first of a long line of disputes that have made Nevada’s legal community wonder where the attorney general’s loyalties lie—with the law or with his personal views. The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada—which has become influential at the Nevada Legislature by avoiding litigation and seeking change through legislation—is suspicious of him. “Nevadans need to be aware…

KOLO (VIDEO): NARAL Endorses Steve Sisolak

A spokesperson for the pro-choice group called NARAL says Nevada, for them, is a top priority state when it comes to fighting for abortion rights and have decided to endorse Sisolak. Sisolak stated, “I feel the decision is between a woman as I said, and her doctor and what she feels is best for herself, and her family, and her…

KOLO: Sisolak on guns, abortion, and other issues

Steve Sisolak said today, “I support a woman’s right to choose, it is a decision between a woman and her doctor, and her faith and her husband and whoever she wants to be a part of it. but it is not something for a political person to decide.” Sisolak says as governor he will push for moderate gun control efforts…

Nevada Independent: Abortion issue revived in governor’s race as Laxalt lauds SCOTUS ruling, Sisolak cites AG’s “anti-choice agenda”

“As governor, I will fight to protect a woman’s constitutional reproductive rights and her consistent access to comprehensive care,” Sisolak continued. “Adam Laxalt has shown repeatedly that he will pursue an anti-choice agenda that will roll back the clock on women’s rights and bring Nevada down a dangerous path.” Source: https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/abortion-issue-revived-in-governors-race-as-laxalt-lauds-scotus-ruling-sisolak-cites-ags-anti-choice-agenda

KTVN: Sisolak statement on SCOTUS Becerra decision

Steve Sisolak reacted saying quote, “I believe that women deserve access to all of their options when it comes to their reproductive health care. I still have concerns over the lack of information given by these crisis pregnancy centers and the harm they can cause.” Source: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=98eff5aa-3939-4322-b0d8-f83e5cfbce37

RGJ: Sisolak Seeks Unity in Bid for Governors Seat

“I know some of you voted for someone else a couple of weeks ago,” Sisolak told the crowd gathered in a convention hall at the Grand Sierra Resort. “That’s OK. But let’s work together now. “The challenges we face are too important to let our differences divide us. We simply can’t afford to let Adam Laxalt be elected governor.” Source: https://www.rgj.com/story/news/politics/2018/06/23/sisolak-seeks-unity-bid-governors-seat/728470002/