Jessica Hill,

Jessica Hill

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Past articles by Jessica:

Laxalt consistently ignoring ‘Cortez’ in Nevada senator’s last name

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Adam Laxalt repeatedly refers to his midterm election opponent, Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, incorrectly by chopping off the first part ... → Read More

Sheriff Lombardo sets sights on shutting down Sun

The text message was direct: “Maybe start by putting Brian Greenspun out of business.” That text wasn’t from a competitor of the Las Vegas Sun, owned by publisher and CEO Brian Greenspun. Rather, it was from Republican gubernatorial candidate and Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo. → Read More

Laxalt campaign touts police group’s endorsement

Officials from several law enforcement unions spoke in support of Laxalt’s candidacy at an event Thursday in Las Vegas. Officials with the Las Vegas Police Protective Association, the Public Safety Alliance of Nevada ... → Read More

NLV council rules against putting rent cap proposal on ballot

The Culinary Workers Union’s effort to put a rent control measure before the city’s voters on the November ballot was downed in a 4-1 vote Wednesday night by the North Las Vegas City Council. Council members determined ... → Read More

For sex-industry workers in Las Vegas, monkeypox is latest red flag health issue

Workers in the adult entertainment industry are taking precautions to prevent catching monkeypox, a viral disease that the World Health Organization recently declared a global health emergency. → Read More

Republicans in Nevada cross party line to endorse Democrats

The most significant movement came last week with the forming of the “Republicans for Ford” organizing committee to back Democratic Attorney General Aaron Ford’s reelection against the Republican nominee Sigal Chattah. The committee includes ... → Read More

High-speed internet in spotlight for Democrats in Nevada, nationwide

High-ranking Democrats are making a big deal about expanding access to and affordability of high-speed internet in Nevada and elsewhere, and they’ll continue to highlight the issue this week with a major announcement. → Read More

47 Republicans in Congress vote in favor of same-sex marriage protections, but not Nevada's Amodei

Amodei took issue with the process that occurred, saying it took less than 24 hours for a bill to go from introduction to being called for a vote with no hearings and no acknowledgment of states that have already addressed the issue. → Read More

What would happen if the secretary of state were to refuse to certify Nevada’s election results?

Republican Jim Marchant, a former Nevada Assemblyman vying to be Nevada’s next secretary of state, has said he would not have certified the 2020 presidential election in which President Joe Biden won by more than 30,000 votes here against Donald Trump. → Read More

Time has passed for primary losers to remove campaign signs

Signs must be removed 30 days after a primary unless the candidate or ballot question has advanced to the midterm election in November, Hopkins said. → Read More

Primary recounts certified; Gilbert not dropping claims of fraud

Joey Gilbert did not expect to win the recount; rather he had to ask for it to officially contest the election results in court. He maintains he won, saying in a July 5 Facebook video that in Clark County he won 30,000 more votes than were reported. Gilbert argues that ... → Read More

Backers of ballot initiatives go 1-for-2 at the Nevada Supreme Court

The Nevada Supreme Court was busy last week, releasing decisions regarding ballot questions that sought to be on the November midterm ballot. In a 5-2 ruling Tuesday, justices upheld ... → Read More

Cortez Masto portrays Laxalt as supportive of federal abortion ban

“We have an election here,” said Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, a Democrat who is seeking reelection and a second term in the Senate. “And who wins this seat is going to determine whether or not there’s ... → Read More

2022 candidate debates for Nevada’s top elective offices not yet settled

Since the days when Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas crisscrossed Illinois to make their arguments against each other and to the citizenry for why they were the right candidate to represent the state in the U.S. Senate, debate has been a part of American political campaigns. In more modern times, ... → Read More

Las Vegas activist fears return to back-alley abortions

Las Vegas activist Donna West, 65, remembers as a young teen pooling her allowance with a group of friends to help a friend get a back-alley abortion. After the procedure ... → Read More

Nevada U.S. Sen. Rosen introduces mental health support bill

Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., and Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., introduced legislation today aiming to expand mental health training access for teachers so they can better recognize mental health disorders in youth. The Expanding Access to Mental Health Training Act will ... → Read More

Democrats’ voter turnout for primary was low, but not unexpected

While more Nevada Republicans than Democrats voted last week in the primary election, the overall turnout of 23.92% was “not too impressive” but also “not too surprising,” said David Damore, professor and chair of the UNLV department of political science. → Read More

Primary results: Lombardo, Sisolak, Cortez Masto, Laxalt win party approval

Gov. Steve Sisolak, with about 40% of state votes tallied, took 89.9% of the vote against former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins in the Democratic gubernatorial primary to advance to the November election. The Associated Press also called the U.S. Senate race in the Democratic primary for incumbent Catherine Cortez Masto. → Read More

Trump stumps on the horn for Laxalt before Tuesday's primary

Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt is leaning on President Donald Trump in final days in this leg of his U.S. Senate campaign ahead of Tuesday’s primary vote. → Read More

Nevada's leading GOP candidates unswayed by Jan. 6 hearings

Leading Republicans in Nevada, many of whom are promoting false claims of fraud in the 2020 presidential election, weren’t commenting on findings revealed Thursday by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. → Read More