December 22, 2011

Transparency Review (12/19-12/23)

  • State Sen. Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, one of the defendants named in NPRI's separation-of-powers lawsuit, on Monday announced he will resign from his position at the Public Utilities Commission. Denis claimed NPRI's lawsuit didn't influence his decision, telling reporters instead that he wanted a private-sector job with "more flexibility.

  • Even though he's only been in office for one year, Gov. Brian Sandoval confirmed he plans to run for re-election in 2014, reports Ray Hagar of the Reno Gazette-Journal. Sandoval also denounced the possibility of being a vice-presidential candidate in 2012, saying he "made a commitment to the state of Nevada to serve my term and that is exactly what I will do."

  • Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross will face a recall election after a list of 1,105 signatures was presented to city election officials on Wednesday. The number of signatures barely passed the 1,084 required to force a recall in Las Vegas.

  • TransparentNevada recently added November and December Board of Education contracts, as well as third quarter House of Representatives financial disbursements. Continue checking or follow us on Twitter @TransparentNV for the latest updates.