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Candidates asked views on pressing issues at Las Vegas forum

“I could have stayed away because I didn’t want to answer hard questions, but I didn’t do that,” Sisolak said to applause and cheers. “I came here to answer your questions, and I wish my opponent would have been here.” Source: https://www.reviewjournal.com/news/politics-and-government/nevada/candidates-asked-views-on-pressing-issues-at-las-vegas-forum/

Our choice for Nevada governor: Steve Sisolak

As a political moderate with a long history of serving Nevadans and working with all sides on issues, Sisolak embodies the kind of progressive yet pragmatic thinking that’s driven progress in Southern Nevada and across the state in recent years. He’s the ideal candidate to succeed term-limited Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval, who has done an extraordinary job of prioritizing the…

Ex-Democratic Nevada governors endorse Sisolak for governor

Two former Democratic Nevada governors are endorsing Clark County Commission chair Steve Sisolak in the Nevada governor’s race. Sisolak’s campaign announced the backing Monday from former Govs. Bob Miller and Richard Bryan. Bryan says Sisolak’s experience as a county commissioner and Board of Regents member prepares him for the job and Miller described him as someone who can work with…

Growing small business is the bedrock of a strong, diverse economy

The past eight years have shown that our state government can actively partner with the private sector to bring small businesses to Nevada and diversify our economy. As governor, I will build on that success and bring new ideas to Carson City to help small businesses grow and thrive. Source: https://www.rgj.com/story/opinion/voices/2018/10/14/growing-small-business-bedrock-strong-economy-sisolak/1638493002/

Steve Sisolak: Why I oppose the Southern Nevada water pipeline project

My commitment to Nevada residents is to continue my efforts to best manage our state’s limited water resources while preventing the unnecessary destruction of fragile ecosystems. The environmental needs of Northeastern Nevada must be treated equally to the resource needs of other communities. We are one state and we need to deliver solutions that reflect this. As governor, I will…

Education funding a top issue for students at Sisolak Q&A

Young people have been mobilized this election season, said Inslee, chair of the Democratic Governors Association. He told reporters that Nevada’s gubernatorial race is a top priority for the organization. “The fact that the younger generation is very mobilized and are going to vote in unprecedented numbers, and already have in the primary, is very promising for our candidates across…

Elko Daily Free Press: Gubernatorial candidates headline NvMA convention

“You invest in your community, you invest in your employees, and you invest in their families,” Sisolak said. “I’ll be dedicated to sustaining this growth we are experiencing now because every one of you should have the ability to continue to keep supporting yourselves, your families, your companies, your employees and your communities.” Source: https://elkodaily.com/mining/gubernatorial-candidates-headline-nvma-convention/article_f30499c8-5019-5f59-9972-096b8597fbcc.html

Las Vegas Sun: Holder, at Las Vegas event, endorses Sisolak for governor

“This fall, the people of Nevada face a choice about their future,” said Holder in a news release. “Steve Sisolak will ensure public schools have the funding they need for our kids to succeed, expand access to affordable health care, and protect (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients) by standing up to the current administration’s inhumane immigration policy.” Source: https://lasvegassun.com/news/2018/sep/06/holder-in-las-vegas-endorses-sisolak-for-governor/

Las Vegas Sun: Letter to the Editor: Women Can Trust Sisolak

Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt should be ashamed of his new campaign ads. Since he and his billionaire donors seem to have nothing positive to talk about, his latest desperate move is falsely linking his opponent to Nevada’s untested rape kits. The ads are inaccurate and disgusting, and do a disservice to victims of sexual assault. Whereas Laxalt has an…

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…