INTEGRITY - EXPERIENCE - LEADERSHIP NEVADA CAN TRUST
Heidi Seevers Gansert
Leader Seevers Gansert has served Nevada for nearly 20 years as an assemblywoman, chief of staff to Governor Brian Sandoval, and currently, state senator. In 2008, as a state assemblywoman, she became the first female Republican leader in the history of Nevada’s legislature. She has sponsored and passed legislation to make schools safer, expand behavioral health services for children with autism and promote women’s health. She’s also been a strong advocate of the Read by Third Grade program to improve reading proficiency at the elementary level and school choice to make sure children can attend the school that best fits their individual needs. Senator Seevers Gansert earned her Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Santa Clara University and her Master of Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Reno. Prior to her work for the state, she had fulfilling career in the private sector as a resource planning engineer and medical practice management consultant.
For more information about Senator Heidi Seevers Gansert, visit the Nevada State Legislature’s site.
Dr. Carrie Buck
Dr. Carrie Buck is a professor, principal, president of the Pinecrest Foundation, and most recently, assumed office as a Nevada State Senator in 2020. Her career as an educator has been very rewarding, as she has brought major improvement to the education system by increasing students’ attendance, English proficiency, math proficiency, and parents’ participation. Today, Senator Buck is an adjunct professor for doctorate and masters level courses at Touro University and a field placement supervisor for administrative internships and student teachers at the University of Phoenix.
For more information about Senator Carrie Buck, visit the Nevada State Legislature’s site.
Senator Lisa Krasner served three regular and three special sessions for the Nevada Assembly until her election to the Nevada Senate in 2022. She has a bachelor’s degree from UCLA, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of LaVerne College of Law. Aside from her legislative work, Senator Krasner currently teaches U.S. Constitution and NV Constitution courses in the Political Science Department at Truckee Meadows Community College. She believes in strong communities, and thus, has served as a Commissioner on the State of Nevada Commission on Aging and Disability and as a Commissioner for the City of Reno’s Recreation and Parks Commission.
For more information about Senator Lisa Krasner, visit the Nevada State Legislature’s site.
Senator Jeff Stone is pharmacist and graduate of the USC School of Pharmacy. He began his public service in California in 1992 as a Mayor, then a County Supervisor, and then a California State Senator. He was given a Presidential appointment by former President Donald Trump to become the Western Regional Representative of the United States Department of Labor, overseeing the largest economy the U.S. has ever seen. He is now a proud Nevada resident, Senator, real estate investor, and small business owner.
For more information about Senator Jeff Stone, visit the Nevada State Legislature’s site.
Senator Pete Goicoechea is a third-generation rancher and graduate of Utah State University. He was elected to the Nevada Assembly in 2002, serving until 2012 when he assumed office in the Nevada Senate. In the past, Senator Goicoechea was the Eureka County Commissioner for 16 years and a volunteer for the Eureka Fire Department. Currently, he is the Director for the Nevada Water Resource Association and a member of the State Land Use Planning Advisory Council, all whilst representing District 19.
For more information about Senator Pete Goicoechea, visit the Nevada State Legislature’s site.
Senator Scott Hammond was elected to the Nevada Assembly in 2010, and was elected to the Senate two years later, in 2012. He is a graduate of UNLV, where he received his bachelor’s and master’s degree in political science and earned his teaching certificate. He has spent his legislative career working to give Nevada students access to quality education, not just those who can afford it. Further, he taught Social Studies and Spanish for the Clark County School District for 16 years, while also teaching political science at UNLV.
For more information about Senator Scott Hammond, visit the Nevada State Legislature’s site.
Prior to be being elected to the Nevada Senate in 2018, Senator Hansen served four regular and four special sessions in the Nevada Assembly from 2011-2017, where he also performed as the Assembly Republican Assistant Leader in 2015. Outside of his work for the state, Senator Hansen is a licensed master plumber and contractor, owning one of Northern Nevada’s premier plumbing companies. He is also heavily involved in civic, religious, and business affairs within the community.
For more information about Senator Ira Hansen, visit the Nevada State Legislature’s site.
Dr. Robin Titus
Dr. Robin Titus was elected to her first term in the Nevada Senate in 2022. She served four terms in the Nevada Assembly and as the Assembly Republican Leader from June of 2021 until her election to the Senate. In addition to her work for the state, she has had a successful career in Lyon County as a family practice physician for 37 years including pre- and post-natal care delivering countless babies. Furthermore, she also served as Chief of Staff at the Lyon County Hospital and on the State Board of Medical Examiners. Today, she is also the Lyon County Health Officer.
For more information about Senator Robin Titus, visit the Nevada State Legislature’s site.
Welcome to the official website of the Nevada Senate Republican Caucus!
Welcome! It’s an honor to serve as your Nevada State Senate Republican Leader. We’re fighting hard for Nevada’s families to improve educational opportunities, make our communities safer and strengthen our economy.
– Heidi Seevers Gansert ~ Leader
In 2019, Nevada had the first female-majority state legislature in the nation, with women holding 52 percent of legislative seats. 67 Percent in the Assembly.
Nevada produced the first blue jeans. Jacob Davis, Reno-based Latvian tailor, teamed up with Levi Strauss and together they invented the first pair of blue jeans.
On March 1, 1869, Nevada was the first state to ratify the 15th Amendment, which gave voting rights to African-American men.
Nevada GOP in the News
Senate Republicans Prioritize Children and Families in Proposed Budget Restorations
(Carson City, NV) – Members of the Senate Republican caucus today outlined their proposal for closing the state’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget gap by utilizingRead More
Settelmeyer Calls On Sisolak To Talk About Re-Opening Nevada (Video)
Settelmeyer Calls On Sisolak To Talk About Re-Opening Nevada (Video) Republican Senate Leader James Settelmeyer sent a letter to Governor Steve Sisolak last week AskingRead More
Nevada judge: Democrats must get new counsel in business tax lawsuit
Carson District Judge Todd Russell, seen here in an unrelated case, ruled Tuesday to disqualify the state’s Legislative Counsel Bureau from representing Democrats in theRead More
Nevada Senate Republican Caucus Endorses Carrie Buck
Nevada Senate Republican Caucus Endorses Carrie Buck Dr. Carrie Buck, Candidate for Senate District 5 For Immediate Release Tuesday, October 22, 2019 NEVADA SENATE REPUBLICANRead More
Senate Republican Statement on Nevada Supreme Court’s Unanimous Ruling on Unconstitutional Tax Increase
Senate Republican Statement on Nevada Supreme Court’s Unanimous Ruling on Unconstitutional Tax Increase For Immediate Release: May 13, 2021 (Carson City, NV) – Senate RepublicansRead More
Senate Republican Statement on Nevada Supreme Court Hearing Regarding Unconstitutional Tax Increase
(Carson City, NV) – Senate Republicans released the following statement on today’s oral arguments before the Nevada Supreme Court regarding unconstitutional tax increases passed byRead More
Senate Republicans Introduce Senate Bill 419 – Unemployment Benefit Fairness Act
For Immediate Release: April 28, 2021 Senate Republicans Introduce Senate Bill 419 – Unemployment Benefit Fairness Act (Carson City, NV) – The Senate Republican CaucusRead More
Nevada Democrats Rush to Spend Taxpayer Money on Rescuing Government First
Nevada Democrats Rush to Spend Taxpayer Money on Rescuing Government First (Carson City, NV) — As Las Vegas remains one of the nation’s highest unemployedRead More
Senate Republicans Propose Unemployment Benefit Fairness Act
(Carson City, NV) – The Senate Republican Caucus today proposed emergency legislation, The Unemployment Benefit Fairness Act, to overhaul the Nevada Department of Employment, Training,Read More
District Court Rules in Favor of GOP Senators and Nevada Taxpayers
(Carson City, NV) – Senate Republicans released the following statement regarding Judge Russell’s ruling on the unconstitutional tax increases passed by Nevada Democrats in theRead More
Republicans Petition for Special Session to Limit Executive Branch Powers During State of Emergency
(Carson City, NV) – Senate Republicans circulated a petition to convene a Special Session of the Nevada legislature to address the endless extension of aRead More
Senate Republicans Oppose Democrats’ Consolidation of Power in Legislative Rules
(Carson City, NV) – The Senate Republican Caucus today opposed legislative rule changes for the 32nd Special Session proposed by Democrats to further suppress theRead More
Nevada Senate Republicans Welcome New Leadership in Governor Lombardo
NEVADA SENATE REPUBLICANS WELCOME NEW LEADERSHIP IN GOVERNOR LOMBARDO (Carson City, NV, January 3, 2023) – Nevada Senate Republicans, led by Leader Heidi Seevers GansertRead More
Governor Lombardo’s First Four Executive Orders
GOVERNOR LOMBARDO’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS Executive Order 2023-001 Order Rescinding All COVID-19 Era Declarations, Executive Orders and Emergency Directives. This means: COVID-19 mandates set by theRead More
Nevada Senate Republicans Applaud Governor Lombardo’s Plans for Nevada Detailed in His State of the State Address
NEVADA SENATE REPUBLICANS APPLAUD GOVERNOR LOMBARDO’S PLANS FOR NEVADA DETAILED IN HIS STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS (Carson City, NV, January 23, 2023) – TheRead More
Governor Lombardo Proclaims School Choice Week in Nevada
GOVERNOR LOMBARDO PROCLAIMS SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK IN NEVADA What is School Choice in Nevada? Nevada has many high quality public and non-public schooling options forRead More
Nevada Senate Republicans Are Ready To Get to Work For Nevadans
Nevada Senate Republicans Are Ready To Get to Work For Nevadans (Carson City, NV, February 6, 2023) – As the 82nd Legislative Session officially commencesRead More
Nevada Senate Republicans Call For More School Choice During Valentine’s Day Campaign
Nevada Senate Republicans Call For More School Choice During Valentine’s Day Campaign (Carson City, Nevada, February 13, 2023) – The Nevada Senate Republicans called forRead More
Senate Republican Leadership Strongly Condemns Discriminatory Message Given to Senator Dallas Harris
Senate Republican Leadership Strongly Condemns Discriminatory Message Given to Senator Dallas Harris (Carson City, NV, March 7, 2023) – Republican Leader Heidi Seevers Gansert andRead More
Legislative Leaders Introduce Joint Proposal to Increase Nevada Nursing Graduates by 50% in 3 Years
LEGISLATIVE LEADERS INTRODUCE JOINT PROPOSAL TO INCREASE NEVADA NURSING GRADUATES BY 50% IN 3 YEARS (Carson City, NV, March 24, 2023) – Nevada’s healthcare sectorRead More