The 2016 Election: Why Las Vegas Matters
October 13, 2016
Description: Brookings Mountain West will host, “The 2016 Election: Why Las Vegas Matters,” a panel discussion including experts in U.S. politics and presidential campaigns designed to highlight the increasing importance of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada in national elections. Panelists will discuss a variety of issues important to Las Vegas and the nation, including such topics as: immigration reform, national security, health care, economic opportunity, education, infrastructure, climate change, and others.
Nevada: Powered by the Sun
May 24, 2016
Description: The UNLV Greenspun College of Urban Affairs and Solar City co-sponsored an event, “Nevada: Powered by the Sun,” On Tuesday, May 24, 2016. The event took place in Greenspun Hall Auditorium on the UNLV campus. Speakers and panelists included energy experts, regulators, and business leaders discussing Nevada’s leadership in the clean energy economy.
Agenda | Solar City and NRDC Report | Brookings Brief | Videos: Presentation | Panel
March 17, 2016
Description: John Hudak discusses how "Members of the press help shed sunlight on the inner workings of government, expose flaws and problems in our system, and inform the citizenry, making journalism a cornerstone of a healthy democracy—and a subject deserving of careful consideration and thoughtful critique.
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What is Light Rail and How Can it Benefit Las Vegas?
January 15, 2016
Description: Brookings Mountain West and the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada will lead an analysis of selected rail transportation systems in place and under construction throughout the United States.
Details » | Presentations: Part 1 | Part 2 | Video: Full Length Video
Democrats and demography: America’s changing demographics and the 2016 election
October 13, 2015
Description: A panel discussion cosponsored by AEI and Brookings Mountain West that precedes the Democratic Party debate event that night.
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Game Change: What Have We Learned?
May 3, 2013
Description: How Brookings Mountain West and The Lincy Institute are Reframing Policy in Southern Nevada.
Agenda • Presentations: Part 1 | Part 2 | Videos: Part 1 | Part 2
What Does Southern Nevada Want: Setting Our Priorities for the 2013 Legislative Session
January 10, 2013
Description: A gathering of Southern Nevada leaders to discuss key legislative issues.
Nevada 2.0: New Economies for a Sustainable Future
January 7, 2011
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Hosted by: Lt. Governor Brian Krolicki, Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford, and Assembly Speaker John Oceguera
Conference: "The Political Demography and Geography of the Intermountain West"
October 8, 2010
2010 Intermountain West Public Opinion Survey
Reclaiming Prosperity: Repositioning Southern Nevada for the Next Economy
April 5, 2010
Presented by: Bruce Katz
September 8, 2009