Monday, March 30, 2015
From the Las Vegas Review-Journal:
If Nevada wants to gain more control of the land within its borders, it will have to fight the federal government for that land. So it was refreshing to see last week that the state has taken a step forward in the Jarbidge dispute.
As reported by the Review-Journal’s Henry Brean, the Nevada Attorney General’s Office is siding with Elko County in a 16-year-old federal court case over the ownership of roads across public land. Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced that his office filed a “friend of the court” brief supporting the rural county in its long fight over the South Canyon Road near the tiny community of Jarbidge, just south of the Nevada-Idaho line.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
From the Nevada Attorneys General Office: Carson City, NV – Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt and 22 other state attorneys general sent a letter to the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) urging the agency to permanently discard a controversial proposed ban on widely used rifle ammunition. On March 10, 2015, after an outpouring of opposition, including from the law enforcement community, ATF shelved the proposal. “The federal government’s proposed ammunition ban was a solution to a problem that simply does not exist,” said Laxalt. “That is why a bipartisan group of attorneys general and law enforcement organizations oppose the ban. There are real, pressing problems our federal government needs to address, and another needless infringement on our Second Amendment rights does not address any of them.” After postponing the proposal, ATF indicated it would continue to take public comment, until the close of business on March 16....