Nevada Political Roundup January 18

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Here is where we’ll keep you informed on what is happening in Nevada politics.

Please see below for an overview of what has been making headlines in the Silver State and for a breakdown of the 2022 Statewide and Congressional races.

Political News

NV Gov Republican Primary Debate Hosted in Reno

It was quiet over the holidays in the Nevada political world, with the exception of the Republican primary debate here in Reno at the Atlantis Hotel & Casino. The highest polling Republican and one of the more moderate candidates, Joe Lombardo, did not participate in the debate. – The Nevada Independent

Cortez Masto Fundraising

Senator Catherine Cortez Masto posted a solid fundraising number, with $10.4 million cash on hand going in 2022. – The Nevada Independent

Nevada Gubernatorial Race ‘To Watch’ in 2022

NBC News has named Nevada as one of the 10 gubernatorial races to watch in 2022.

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Confirms Nevada Judicial Nominees

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to recommend full Senate confirmation of Nevada state Judge Cristina Silva and UNLV law professor Anne Traum. – Las Vegas Review Journal

Environmental News

2021 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report

Last week, the Nevada Department of Environmental Protection released their greenhouse gas emission report. The state is in line to fall short 5.5% of its 2025 emission reduction goal, and 21.1% short of the 2030 goal. Our ultimate state goal is net zero emissions by 2050. Please click here to view the full report.

Colorado River Negotiations

There are ongoing negotiations about the Colorado River and its’ allocations across the West:

Water authority manager says Colorado River out of easy solutions

Las Vegas Review Journal

Record December snow in West brings major drought relief, hope for 2022

The Washington Post

California is suddenly snow-capped and very wet. But how long will the water rush last?

Los Angeles Times

Economic News

Housing Continues to Boom

Housing prices all across the state continued to break records, with median home prices hitting record highs in the two large urban areas. – The Nevada Independent

2021 Redistricting Maps

The new boundaries would give 14 of the 21 state Senate districts and 27 of the 42 Assembly districts a voter registration advantage for Democrats over Republicans of more than 4.5 percent.

The Nevada Independent

Please see the links below to view the new district lines for Nevada Assembly, Senate and Congressional delegation.

Congressional Congressional

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