Nevada -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract William J. Raggio, a Republican, was Nevada's longest serving state senator, his tenure lasted from 1972 until his resignation in 2011. For most of his senatorial career Raggio was widely considered to be the unequaled master of the legislative process. He served as the Assistant District Attorney of Washoe County from 1952 to 1958, and later as the District Attorney from 1958-1970. During his time in the DA's office, he handled a number of high profile cases, including one with vice kingpin...
Abstract Report to the Senate Committee of Ways and Means details amount of taxable property in the state, taxes collected, expenditures (by type of fund), estimated expenses for 1865, and salaries of state officials.
Abstract Report of organizing committee which details purpose, membership, and declarations of principles.,Principles condemn President Grover Cleveland (in his second term of office), advocate trade protectionism, and the remonetization of silver.
Identifier: AC 0203
Abstract Clippings about the Nevada Republican convention of 1894, list of delegates, letter to the committee from chair Trenmore Coffin (1896), and an article about the Corbett-Fitzsimmons boxing match of 1897.
Abstract Originally named the Washoe County Women’s Club, the Republican Women’s Club of Reno was organized on October 17, 1949 by twelve women who felt the need to work together in the best interests of the Republican Party. Plans for a state federation were soon considered and delegates were nominated and elected to attend a meeting to discuss federation. In August 1950, state bylaws were approved and an organizational meeting was planned for a state federation which was officially formed on September...
Abstract Letters written by Robertson to Nevada's U. S. Senators and Representatives, and their responses to him. Subjects include the military, taxation, campaign finance ethics, Social Security, foreign policy, arms and gun control, wilderness and Nevada issues.
Abstract Blank letterhead lists officers and members of the executive committee.,The club president was Lillie B. Clinedinst.
Abstract Consists primarily of scrapbooks; also administrative files for Russell's terms as U.S. Representative and governor, and photos. Scrapbooks consist of clippings; administrative files include correspondence, reports, and Governors' Conferences materials.
Abstract Papers relating to Russell's career in newspapers; Republican politics; office of Nevada State Treasurer; his involvement with the Daughters of Damon, Knights Templar, Mystic Circle of Service, and Masons; and his membership in the United Spanish War Veterans, Department of Nevada (from the Spanish American War).,Correspondents include Nevada Governor Fred Balzar, Paul Laxalt, U.S. Senator Pat McCarran, Edward C. Peterson, Judge Clark Guild, William Randolph Hearst, and many others.