FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 2018 ***MEDIA ADVISORY***
Winnemucca and Humboldt County Leaders Unite on Behalf of Crime Victims
Marsy’s Law for Nevada is proud to announce that the civic leaders of Winnemucca and Humboldt County have united to stand together for efforts to benefit victims of crime in Nevada. Marsy’s Law for Nevada now has the endorsement of Winnemucca Mayor Di An Putnam, Council members Jim Billingsley, Paige Brooke, Theresa Mavity, Vince Mendiola, and Mike Owens. Also lending his name to the effort is Winnemucca Police Chief Bill Dalley.
Marsy’s Law for Nevada supporters are spreading the word about Question 1 and this effort to secure guaranteed and enforceable rights for victims of crime. Our team has been in all parts of the Silver State the past week providing information about the ballot measure to community leaders and civic organizations.
The campaign efforts for Marsy’s Law for Nevada kicked off the week of February 19th - uniting victims, law enforcement, civic leaders and advocacy groups as we officially announced the “YES on 1” ballot question.
As 2017 comes to a close we are honored to announce that Marsy’s Law for Nevada has gained the support of more than one-hundred civic leaders across the Silver State. From Las Vegas to Winnemucca, Elko to Reno, and all parts in between, Marsy’s Law for Nevada is seeing civic leaders statewide championing this measure.
The holiday season is upon us, and while we celebrate the festive time of family and friends, we also remember the less fortunate, those facing challenges of life, and those who have been victimized. Marsy’s Law for Nevada will put a spotlight on the victims of crime by securing a protected voice through the judicial process.
As we spread the word about Marsy’s Law for Nevada crime victims’ rights effort we meet so many wonderful residents, civic leaders and members of organizations. As we stand up for the rights of victims of crime, we also stand alongside a host of important and impactful organizations making a difference every day across Nevada. Many of these work directly with victims of crime and domestic violence.
Marsy’s Law for Nevada offers our sincere condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of the 58 innocent victims and more than 500 people wounded or injured in the mass shooting in Las Vegas.
From one end of the state to another, Marsy’s Law team members are crossing Nevada to spread the word about the victims’ rights measure and meet new supporters – and, with that, has come a steady stream of endorsements.