Michael Chamberlain is a Las Vegas-based writer, blogger, political commentator and new media enthusiast. He has been a contributor to a number of blogs and online news services that cover state, local and national policy topics. Michael is the Communications Director for the Clark County Republican Party, currently blogs at cleanupnv.com, which covers Nevada and national issues, and is the principal in a social media and public relations firm. Find him on Twitter: @michaelpchamber

Nevada takes steps to strengthen property rights against civil forfeiture

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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After several revisions, a bill that aims to hold the civil forfeiture process more accountable in Nevada is heading to the governor’s desk.

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No stadium? No problem: Las Vegas paves the way for taxpayer-funded parking garage

By   /  May 21, 2015  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Despite the rejection of a city-funded professional soccer stadium, the Las Vegas City Council has agreed to pay for the parking garage.

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How many lives does Nevada’s ‘Uber bill’ have left?

By   /  May 14, 2015  /  Labor, State Government, Technology, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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The “Uber bill,” or bills, facing Nevada lawmakers has turned into an unexpected drama as it makes its way through the Legislature.

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Court-appointed guardians ripping off Nevada’s most vulnerable

By   /  May 1, 2015  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

Clark County’s court-appointed guardianship system has led to abuse in its population of more than 8,500 incapacitated adult residents.

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For Nevadans, the real ‘Tax Day’ is April 20

By   /  April 17, 2015  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Nevadans will have to wait a bit passed April 15 to start working for themselves instead of the government.

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Nevada Legislature approves private school scholarships for low-income families

By   /  April 9, 2015  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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A bill creating an Opportunity Scholarship program for Nevada’s K-12 students is awaiting the governor’s approval, who has been a school choice advocate.

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