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Craig Romney Makes Campaign Stops in Las Vegas Valley

Craig Romney Makes Campaign Stops in Las Vegas Valley

 

The presidential campaigns made the final push in the Las Vegas valley before Tuesday's election.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sent his son Craig to southern Nevada Monday to rally supporters. He was joined by former Small Business Administration Administrator Hector Barreto and former Treasurer of the United States Rosario Marin.

The first stop was Romney's offices at 235 North Eastern Avenue. The second stop was the campaign's offices in Henderson.  

Meanwhile, Mitt Romney has plans to make last-minute campaign stops in Ohio and Pennsylvania Tuesday. President Obama made stops in Wisconsin, Ohio and Iowa on Monday.

Romney and Ryan Plan Rally in Henderson Tuesday

Romney and Ryan Plan Rally in Henderson Tuesday

 

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan will rally Tuesday at the Henderson Pavilion.

The doors will open for those with tickets at 9:45 a.m. The event will start at noon. People can get tickets to the rally at the Romney headquarters at 9640 West Tropicana Ave. #106 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. 

Tickets can also be picked up at the campaign's Henderson office at 157 North Gibson Road, #110 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. People can also get tickets by visiting mittromney.com/nv.

The candidate will go head-to-head against President Obama in their final debate before the election Monday night. The focus will be on foreign policy.

Debates to be Televised in State Senate Races

Debates to be Televised in State Senate Races

 

Wednesday’s debate between the presidential candidates takes center stage, but some local races will soon hit the airwaves as well.

Some key state Senate races will be taped and aired 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday on Channel 10 by Vegas PBS.

Races featured are:

  • District 5: Steve Kirk vs. Joyce Woodhouse
  • District 6: Mark Hutchison vs. Benny Yerushalmi
  • District 9: Mari Nakashima St. Martin vs. Justin Jones
  • District 18: Scott Hammond vs. Kelli Ross

Henderson Mayor Discusses Housing Options with Industry Leaders

Henderson Mayor Discusses Housing Options with Industry Leaders

 

White House officials asked Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen to hold a community meeting about the housing market, and the mayor answered the call.

Hafen hosted a roundtable meeting Thursday with real estate officials and community leaders about how to help city residents work on refinancing options. The roundtable was facilitated by the Nevada office of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD.)

“The economic downturn hit our state hard, and the impact on homeowners has been particularly significant,” Hafen said. “This was an opportunity to bring in local leaders to see if some of the new refinancing tools are being promoted and are working to help residents take advantage of the lower interest rates.”

Participants included city of Henderson officials, local chamber of commerce representatives, members of the real estate industry, and local community leaders.

Berkley Talks to Supporters, Plays Down Ethics Issue

Berkley Talks to Supporters, Plays Down Ethics Issue

Senate candidate Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-NV) held a campaign event Friday at the Painters Hall in Henderson.

Berkley was surrounded by supporters. She explained to them why she believes she is the only candidate in the race that will fight for middle-class families in Nevada.

Monday, the U.S. House Ethics Committee said it would investigate Berkley’s advocacy on behalf of entities in which her husband had financial interest. During Friday’s rally, she downplayed the ethics issue.

“I think you could tell from the enthusiastic support here today that the campaign and this election are not going to be decided by that issue," Berkley said.

Berkley maintains she acted solely on behalf of kidney patients who needed treatment. She told the crowd the ethics investigation will go nowhere.

High School Senior Chosen for American Legion Boys Nation

High School Senior Chosen for American Legion Boys Nation

A young man from Henderson will be heading to Washington D.C. for a hands on lesson in government.

Seventeen-year-old Joshua Graham has been chosen for the American Legion Boys Nation. He is one of only 98 high school students from around the country to be chosen. Graham, and another representative from the state, will spend a week learning about government. They will visit historic sites, participate in forums and learn from lawmakers about the federal government.

Graham was chosen because of his leadership skills, academic record and his participation at the American Legion Boys State.