Celebrating 75 Years of Serving Nevada’s Legal, Business, Government, and Civic Communities

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.

About McDonald Carano

In 2024, McDonald Carano celebrates 75 years of serving Nevada’s legal, business, government, and civic communities. More than 60 lawyers and government relations professionals serve Nevada, national, and international clients from our offices in Reno, Las Vegas, and Carson City. McDonald Carano provides legal services and government affairs and advocacy advice to startups, corporations, private companies, trade associations, nonprofits, public entities, high-net-worth individuals, and family offices throughout Nevada. We are proud to be your Nevada law firm since 1949.

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