Michelle Rindels, Nevada Independent

Michelle Rindels

Nevada Independent

Carson City, NV, United States

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Past articles by Michelle:

Sisolak touts teacher pay raises, K-12 funding overhaul passed by Legislature

In a briefing with reporters on Tuesday, Sisolak highlighted many of the major policy changes approved by lawmakers in the hectic final weeks of the legislative process, while promising more work on education issues during the rest of his four-year term. → Read More

Anatomy of a blue wave: Why Nevada Democrats won decisively in races that were supposed to be close

In the aftermath, some Republicans have sounded tones of resignation — that two consecutive elections have established that Nevada is a blue state, that the conventional wisdom of a low-turnout midterm no longer applies, and that Republicans can’t compete in years where Democrats are motivated to vote. → Read More

Son of controversial Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy announces run for governor

Ryan Bundy, the son of controversial Mesquite-area rancher Cliven Bundy, plans to run for governor in 2018. → Read More

Judge sides with ACLU, says anti-sanctuary city proposal is unfit for statewide vote

Judge James Russell ruled Friday that the measure’s language was excessively broad and general and would confuse voters, according to a spokesman for the ACLU, which was a plaintiff in the case. He also said it encompassed multiple subjects in violation of a single-subject rule that governs ballot measures. → Read More

Love, marriage, no major incidents in Vegas on New Year's

Las Vegas rung in the new year with fireworks, big-name DJs and hardly a hitch even with an estimated 300,000 visitors in town, police said Sunday. → Read More

Katy Perry visits UNLV dorms, urges students to vote Clinton

UNLV students relaxing in their dorms got an unexpected knock on their doors Saturday afternoon from Katy Perry, who was roaming the halls and drumming up support for Hillary Clinton on the first day of early voting in Nevada. → Read More

Stadium deal passes, Raiders move to Vegas looks more likely

Nevada took a giant step closer to becoming home of the Raider Nation on Friday, after state lawmakers narrowly approved a hotel tax increase that would put $750 million in public money toward an NFL stadium partly funded by billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson. → Read More

Nevada Senate OKs police hiring bill; stadium talks continue

Nevada's Senate voted unanimously Thursday to authorize Clark County to raise sales taxes — a move that would bring in $39 million annually and fund the hiring of more than 300 new police officers. → Read More

Public funding for Vegas NFL stadium passes first key vote

A plan to put $750 million in public funds toward an NFL stadium in Las Vegas has passed the first of two major votes in the Nevada Legislature, with lawmakers saying they understood their votes might draw criticism but they want to bring more jobs to a beleaguered construction industry. → Read More

Q&A: Nevada lawmakers question dealmakers on Vegas stadium

Nevada lawmakers have plenty of questions about a proposed deal to raise hotel taxes to put $750 million toward an NFL stadium in Las Vegas that could house the Raiders and $420 million toward a convention center expansion and renovation project. → Read More

Casino industry leaders back Las Vegas stadium proposal

Heavy hitters in Nevada's casino industry are going to bat for a project backed by one of their competitors, saying a proposed NFL stadium and a convention center expansion in Las Vegas are game-changing opportunities that Nevada lawmakers shouldn't pass up. → Read More

Things to know as Nevada lawmakers vet Vegas stadium deal

Nevada lawmakers convened Monday to consider raising taxes in the Las Vegas area to help fund a $1.9 billion football stadium, a $1.4 billion convention center expansion and more police officers to protect the additional tourists. Here are things to know about the deal. → Read More

Voters call debate 'cringe worthy,' some won't cast ballot

LAS VEGAS — Days after explosive revelations about Donald Trump's predatory comments about women and Hillary Clinton's closed-door speeches to → Read More

Voters call debate 'cringe worthy,' some won't cast ballot

Days after explosive revelations about Donald Trump's predatory comments about women and Hillary Clinton's closed-door speeches to banking executives, some people who watched the U.S.... → Read More

Things to know as Nevada lawmakers vet Vegas stadium deal

Nevada lawmakers convene Monday to consider raising taxes in the Las Vegas area to help fund a $1.9 billion football stadium, a $1.4 billion convention center expansion and more police officers to protect the additional tourists. Here are things to know about the deal. → Read More

Nevada Gov. Sandoval signals support for Las Vegas stadium

A plan to build an NFL stadium that could attract the Raiders to Las Vegas hit another milestone on Wednesday, with Gov. Brian Sandoval signaling support for the project and saying he intends to call Nevada lawmakers into a special session early next month to consider a public financing plan. → Read More

Officials from 21 states sue to block overtime pay expansion

Officials from 21 states sued the U.S. Department of Labor Tuesday over a new rule that would make about 4 million higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay, slamming the measure as inappropriate federal overreach by the Obama Administration. → Read More

From prostitutes to politics: Brothel owner's bid questioned

Dennis Hof doesn't lack for name recognition in his run for Nevada state office. → Read More

From prostitutes to politics: Brothel owner's bid questioned

Dennis Hof doesn't lack for name recognition in his run for Nevada state office. → Read More

Board rejects Trump’s challenge to Las Vegas hotel unionization effort

Workers at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's Las Vegas hotel scored a victory in their effort to unionize, although it could still be a long time before employees have a contract if managers choose to delay. The ... → Read More