Adam Laxalt

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As Nevada's gubernatorial race begins to heat up, current Republican Governor Brian Sandoval says he hopes one key piece of his legacy remains intact for the next administration.

Reno could soon join the growing list of more than 100 cities around the nation that have pursued similar lawsuits.

Jacob Solis

Nevada’s Republican Attorney General Adam Laxalt is making his bid to become the state’s next governor official.

The 39-year-old conservative made the announcement via press release yesterday quickly followed by a campaign event in Las Vegas in the morning with a stop in Sparks later in the afternoon.

Speaking to a crowd of supporters in Northern Nevada, including several current Republican lawmakers, Laxalt told attendees that his goal as governor will be to ensure the state's bright future for his children.

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Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt recently received bipartisan approval for a nearly $2 million opioid initiative. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports.

About one Nevadan dies each day from a drug overdose. Laxalt’s office has outlined a plan to address the opioid epidemic. Priority areas focus on law enforcement concerns and prevention.

 

 

Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt is hosting his second annual Basque fry this weekend, an event gaining popularity among conservatives with big political aspirations.

Laxalt got the idea from his grandfather, former U.S. Sen. Paul Laxalt, who held a similar event in Washington, D.C., back in the '80s.

"He was fortunate to have Ronald Regan come to all but one, during the years he was serving as president,” says Laxalt. “It had a Western [theme] to it, but it was just a great D.C. event to bring Nevada culture to that part of the country."

Reno Pro-Immigration Rally Aims Barbs At Nevada AG

Nov 23, 2015
Alexa Ard

Community activists held a pro-immigration rally on Friday to mark the one-year anniversary of President Obama's executive order that would keep 5 million immigrants from being deported. Reno Public Radio's Julia Ritchey was there.

About 30 people with the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada held up signs and chanted at a protest primary targeting Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt.

Laxalt joined 25 other states in suing the Obama administration to block his executive action to protect families from deportation.

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Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt spoke to a congressional committee Wednesday about President Obama's executive order on immigration, saying it's an unconstitutional overreach of power. Reno Public Radio's Michelle Bliss reports.

While testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, Laxalt insisted that the lawsuit challenging Obama's executive order "...is not about immigration. It's not about politics. It's about the rule of law and our constitutional system. This lawsuit transcends policy differences and seeks to prevent legislation from being usurped by executive fiat."