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Ben Botkin

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Las Vegas, Nev.
Statehouse Reporter — Las Vegas Review-Journal
Covers:  State government, the Nevada Legislature, corrections, cybersecurity, homeland security, national/state politics, federal courts, elections and campaign finance.
Doesn't Cover: fashion, puff pieces on anything

Statehouse reporter at The Las Vegas Review-Journal. Fan of public records and strong coffee. Send tips to bbotkin@reviewjournal.com. Retweets ≠ endorsements.

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Biography

Ben Botkin is an accomplished watchdog and beat reporter. Botkin is currently a statehouse and political reporter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Botkin has covered national stories such as the Nevada caucuses, the 2016 presidential conventions, campaigns and armed standoffs in Nevada and Oreg...

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