"Dark Skies" bill–SB52
NV has the darkest skies in the lower 48
"Blue Skies" bill–SB9
Small business advocacy bill-AB184
Suggests "locality pay" based on status of wealthiest individuals in area.
Stockton did $500/mo basic income in test group, $$ went back into community, less need for social services
Holocost curriculum bill; recognize Armenian genocide AB56 AB231
Working on facilitating accelerated certification to allow immigrants from other countries to offer their skillls
KM believes in redemption.Opposes death penalty
Always working on promoting savings
Housing–US becoming less diverse, overly homogenized
Douglas Dems AB88 & AB116
Tony–how do we influence school curriculum when current education is being demonized by the right?
US in very dangerous place.
KM commented on surprise respect for Liz Chaney
KM recommends reading column by Heather Cox Richardson
JW and team modeled by actions, not by talking points.
Our goal is to provide the tools; county parties should seek ways to gather volunteers.
It's about numbers
–About the number of voters we can turn out
–About the number of people we can reach
–About the number of volunteers we can attract
–About the numberof phone calls we can make and the number of doors we can knock on (circumstances allowing)
JW–week of setting up office for new team
Officially "open for business"
Meeting with county Chairs next couple days to determine needs and wants.
Promote new COVID relief package.
Create hotline to address questions, every county
JW–identify "customizable solutions" for individual counties
Joined DSA to advocate for M4A
Jacob A–Nevada can be model for the country as far as rural outreach.
*Tony S–messaging really important!!!
Add as module to retreat!!
Erich–DSA questions, how does it play?
JW–highlighgt community outreach
April 10, 2021
17 on call
AG Aaron Ford
2nd day on job–"All hands on deck" meeting, 400+ attendee
Justice is our job– 5 c's
Consumer protection ($45 million settled with McKenzie, opioids,nationally, AG declined; NV ended up getting nearly $49 million)
Criminal Justice & Reform
–Communities: high level of trust in gov.
–Communities: moderate trust in gov
–Communities: low level of trust in gov.
Community Outreach & Engagement
Client & Constituent Services
Officers involved in traffic stops, deescalation training, but no disarming
J Hartley–Lyon County hard right, discriminatory against D's?
AF–viewpoint discrimination against citizenry, if provable, there is recourse, possibly in the form of lawsuit
L Ratcliffe–can there be mental health responses to mental issues, rather than traditional force?
New 998 number, roll out and educate
J Whitmer–litigation in progress?
Current litigation against 61 entities, related to opioid settlements, expect to be tried next year
Erich Obermayer–at what point do armed militias become illegal?
AF–action is on a case by case basis, depending on circumstances.
Right to vote and right to bear arms live concurrently
AF–State law trumps local feelings, e.g., "sanctuary cities", not enforcing mask laws, red flag laws, etc exposes county to liability, period
KC–save the date, April 24, target 11a to 3p
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