Nevada AG Leads 21 States In Lawsuit Against Obama’s Overtime Rule

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Today, Nevada attorney general Adam Laxalt announced his filing of the first state-led lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime rule, in what could prove a major blow to one of President Obama’s signature policies. Laxalt, in partnership with 20 other state attorneys general and governors, wants to halt the policy’s December 1 implementation date because the new … Read More

Nevada, 20 other states challenge Obama’s new overtime rules

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A lawsuit filed Tuesday by Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt and joined by 20 other states challenges the legality of new overtime rules implemented by the Obama administration and set to take effect Dec. 1. The suit, filed in the Eastern District of Texas, argues the rule implemented by the Department Labor is unconstitutional because it dictates wages states must … Read More

Attorney General Laxalt Issues Statement on Orlando Terrorist Attack

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Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt issued the following statement after Orlando’s terrorist attack. As Nevada’s chief law enforcement official and the state’s only constitutional officer who has served in a theater fighting the war on terror he stated: “Yesterday, Omar Mateen, an Islamic terrorist, attacked a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. He murdered fifty Americans on American soil … Read More

New Program in Nevada Offers Free Legal Services to Military Members

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May is National Military Appreciation Month and a new program in Nevada is offering free legal services active duty men and women – as well as veterans. It is the first of its kind in the nation, and it’s right here in the Silver State… the Office of Military Legal Assistance. A program with the Attorney General’s office, designed to … Read More

Suit: US Grouse Protections Driven by Politics, Not Science

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Rural Nevadans suing to block the Obama administration’s greater sage grouse protection plan say a trail of internal government documents shows politics drove a pre-determined policy that conflicts with scientific findings. The federal court motion seeks to void the protections that have restricted the development of millions of acres of federal land across the West. In some cases, the protections … Read More

Nevada AG joining local efforts to stop dishonest guardians

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Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt and law enforcement officials from around the state are joining forces to stop legal guardians who swindle the disabled and elderly clients they’re hired to protect. Laxalt’s office formally announced a joint guardianship and elder exploitation task force on Thursday, although it’s been working quietly since last summer to investigate abuse cases. The move follows … Read More

ATTORNEY GENERAL LAXALT STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S SCOTUS NOMINATION

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Our founding fathers entrusted the president with the power to nominate Supreme Court justices and the Senate with the power to provide advice and consent to the nomination. In their wisdom, the founders gave both branches of government a voice when it came to choosing a Supreme Court justice. Today, the president nominated Merrick Garland as the replacement for Justice … Read More

REST IN PEACE JUSTICE ANTONIN SCALIA; A LION OF JUSTICE AND LIBERTY

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Today, our nation lost one of its finest public servants: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. I am deeply grieving the loss of Justice Scalia in two ways: as a friend, blessed by his kindness, and as an American, blessed by his wisdom. Few in the history of this nation have done more to defend, preserve and protect the United States … Read More

ATTORNEY GENERAL LAXALT ISSUES STATEMENT ON PASSING OF NANCY REAGAN

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Carson City, NV – Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt issued the following statement after the death of Nancy Reagan: “Nancy Reagan was an iconic First Lady for our country who helped countless Americans with her commitment to a better America that she shared with her husband President Reagan,” said Laxalt. “During the course of her time as California’s First Lady … Read More

NEVADA ATTORNEY GENERAL ADAM P. LAXALT ENDORSES TED CRUZ FOR PRESIDENT

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Laxalt cites Cruz’s conservative, reform agenda and support for issues important to Nevada’s families, workers, veterans and retirees  Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 Contact: media@adamlaxalt.com Las Vegas, NV – Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam P. Laxalt announced his endorsement for Ted Cruz for President.  The Nevada Republican Presidential Caucuses take place on the evening of Tuesday, February 23, 2016. Laxalt … Read More