MyNews3 - Historic Ruling is a Victory for Gay Rights Advocates
News 3's Reed Cowan speaks with State Sen. Kelvin Atkinson (D), who proposed to his life partner on the day the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals sent invalidated the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage.
MyNews3 - Court Strikes Down Nevada's Ban on Same-sex Marriage
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals strikes down Nevada's ban on same-sex marriage and issues a mandate that effectively made the 2002 voter-approved constitutional amendment obsolete.
Senator Kelvin Atkinson - Commerce, Labor and Energy Chairman apart of Green Alliance - Drive Clean Energy Las Vegas – State of EV Transportation & Infrastructure Panel discussion on September 17, 2014.
Nevada State Senator Kelvin Atkinson Elected National Vice Chairman of the Council of State Governments
Las Vegas, NV- August of this year, Kelvin Atkinson, Nevada State Senator representing the 4th District, was elected National Vice Chairman of the Council of State Governments (CSG) at their Annual Conference in Anchorage, Alaska. Senator Atkinson was interviewed by the nominating committee of CSG West, which is made up of legislators from 13 western states. The position runs in a four year rotation: Vice Chairman in 2015, Chairman Elect in 2016, Chairman in 2017, and Immediate Past Chairman in 2018. Senator Atkinson is the first African American to be elected into this position.