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Nevada’s a whole new economic ballgame for candidates

Mark Garrison Aug 25, 2016
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Nevada’s a whole new economic ballgame for candidates

Mark Garrison Aug 25, 2016
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On Thursday, Hillary Clinton is scheduled to campaign in Nevada. Statewide polls show a tight race there between her and Donald Trump.

Nevada is a most unusual battleground state. Unlike traditional Rust Belt swing states like Ohio and Pennsylvania, the economic concerns of Nevada present a new set of problems for would-be presidents, a potent cocktail of America’s economic past, present and future. This includes issues currently scorching the campaign trail, such as immigration and infrastructure.

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