Nevada Newsmakers Interviews Josh Hicks

Josh Hicks, Chair of McDonald Carano’s Government Affairs & Advocacy Group, was interviewed on Nevada Newsmakers about critical and controversial issues of the day. Nevada Newsmakers is the premier state-wide non-partisan news and political broadcast that features discussions with and about the people and events that affect Nevada.

Please click here to watch the April 7 interview video.

Josh shared his insights and perspectives on:

  • Initiative petitions and withdraw rules potentially being used to pressure lawmakers into action (view minute 3:30)
  • Uncertainty of the eb and flow of tax deals from legislative session to legislative session (view minute 5:10)
  • Funding, management, and structure of Nevada’s education system (view minute 5:50)
  • Politicization of U.S. Supreme Court hearings (view minute 7:45)
  • Skyrocketing costs of election campaigns (view minute 10:15)
  • Election security, voting integrity, and voter id proposals (view minute 13:00)
  • Best practices for newcomers to bring their ideas for change to Nevada (view minute 24:00)

Interview host Sam Shad and Josh also spoke about the recent passing of Thomas R.C. “Spike” Wilson, who served as a Nevada state Senator from 1970 to 1986 and joined McDonald Carano in 1964 when the firm was named Bible, McDonald, Carano.


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