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|Name = Irene Bustamante Adams
 
|Name = Irene Bustamante Adams
 
|Profile picture = IreneBustamante.jpg
 
|Profile picture = IreneBustamante.jpg
|Position = Nevada State Assembly District 42
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|Position = Nevada State Assembly, District 42
 
|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Status = Incumbent  
|Tenure =[[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|February 7, 2011- Present]]
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|Tenure =[[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|February 7, 2011 - present]]
 
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|November 5, 2014]]
 
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|November 5, 2014]]
 
|Assumed office =2011
 
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|Profession =Consultant
 
|Profession =Consultant
 
|Religion =
 
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|Office website = http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Assembly/Current/Assembly/Livermore.pdf
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|Office website = http://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Legislator/A/Assembly/Current/42
 
|Campaign website =http://www.bustamanteadams.com/
 
|Campaign website =http://www.bustamanteadams.com/
 
|Personal website =
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Irene Bustamante Adams''' (b. 1968) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Nevada State Assembly]], representing the 42nd District since 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Irene Bustamante Adams''' (b. 1968) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Nevada State Assembly]], representing District 42.  She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Bustamante Adams' professional experience includes working as a consultant and business executive.
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==Biography==
 
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Bustamante Adams earned her B.S. from California State University and her E.M.B.A. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her professional experience includes working as a consultant and business executive.
Bustamante Adams earned her EMBA at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and her B.S. from California State University.
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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From Bustamante Adams's campaign website:<ref>[http://bustamanteadams.com/issues ''Committee to Elect Irene Bustamante Adams'', "Issues," retrieved October 23, 2012.]</ref><br>
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'''ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE'''<br>
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My family regularly volunteers at a senior center, and like so many people today, I worry about the health care needs of my aging parents. We need to improve access to health care, particularly for children and seniors.<br>
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'''JOBS AND ECONOMIC RECOVERY'''<br>
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There is nothing more important than getting Nevadans back to work. I have worked for the past several years to create more job opportunities for small businesses. Building our economy to create jobs and stabilizing our housing market by reducing the number of foreclosures are my top priorities. In the Assembly, I will work to make Nevada a transportation, manufacturing and distribution hub of the West. We must also continue to create jobs through road and building projects and renewable energy development.<br>
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'''EDUCATION'''<br>
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We need to do more to prepare our students for today's jobs, improve career and technical education opportunities, and help every student reach his or her academic potential. As a legislator, I will focus on ways to recruit, reward, and retain effective teachers and principals, especially where they are needed most.<br>
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'''GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY'''<br>
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We cannot afford waste and lack of transparency at any level of government. I will fight for increased transparency of state spending and efficiency in every state agency that our tax dollars are being spent wisely.
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</blockquote>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bustamante Adams served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bustamante Adams served on the following committees:
  
 
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|Committee4 = Taxation
 
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Bustamante Adams's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://bustamanteadams.com/issues ''Committee to Elect Irene Bustamante Adams'', "Issues," retrieved October 23, 2012.]</ref><br>
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<blockquote>
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'''ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE'''<br>
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My family regularly volunteers at a senior center, and like so many people today, I worry about the health care needs of my aging parents. We need to improve access to health care, particularly for children and seniors.<br>
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'''JOBS AND ECONOMIC RECOVERY'''<br>
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There is nothing more important than getting Nevadans back to work. I have worked for the past several years to create more job opportunities for small businesses. Building our economy to create jobs and stabilizing our housing market by reducing the number of foreclosures are my top priorities. In the Assembly, I will work to make Nevada a transportation, manufacturing and distribution hub of the West. We must also continue to create jobs through road and building projects and renewable energy development.<br>
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'''EDUCATION'''<br>
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We need to do more to prepare our students for today's jobs, improve career and technical education opportunities, and help every student reach his or her academic potential. As a legislator, I will focus on ways to recruit, reward, and retain effective teachers and principals, especially where they are needed most.<br>
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'''GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY'''<br>
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We cannot afford waste and lack of transparency at any level of government. I will fight for increased transparency of state spending and efficiency in every state agency that our tax dollars are being spent wisely.
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</blockquote>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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::''See also: [[Nevada Policy Research Institute's Legislative Session Review & Report Card]]''
 
::''See also: [[Nevada Policy Research Institute's Legislative Session Review & Report Card]]''
 
{{NPRI writeup}}
 
{{NPRI writeup}}
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====2011====
 
====2011====
 
{{NPRI report card 2011|name=Bustamante-Adams|score=32.98|rank=38th}}
 
{{NPRI report card 2011|name=Bustamante-Adams|score=32.98|rank=38th}}
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Irene + Bustamante + Adams + Nevada + Assembly'''"
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://www.bustamanteadams.com/ Irene Bustamante Adams' official campaign website]
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* [http://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Legislator/A/Assembly/Current/42 Office website]
* [http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Assembly/Current/Assembly/Livermore.pdf House Site]
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* [http://www.bustamanteadams.com/ Campaign website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=121922 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=121922 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=121922 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=121922 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=127327 2010],
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=127327 2010]
  
 
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Revision as of 17:04, 7 September 2013

Irene Bustamante Adams
IreneBustamante.jpg
Nevada State Assembly, District 42
Incumbent
In office
February 7, 2011 - present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$146.29/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits6 terms (12 years)
Education
Bachelor'sCalifornia State University
Personal
Birthday1968
ProfessionConsultant
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Irene Bustamante Adams (b. 1968) is a Democratic member of the Nevada State Assembly, representing District 42. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Bustamante Adams earned her B.S. from California State University and her E.M.B.A. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her professional experience includes working as a consultant and business executive.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Bustamante Adams served on the following committees:

Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Labor
Government Affairs
Taxation, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bustamante Adams served on the following committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Bustamante Adams's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE
My family regularly volunteers at a senior center, and like so many people today, I worry about the health care needs of my aging parents. We need to improve access to health care, particularly for children and seniors.

JOBS AND ECONOMIC RECOVERY
There is nothing more important than getting Nevadans back to work. I have worked for the past several years to create more job opportunities for small businesses. Building our economy to create jobs and stabilizing our housing market by reducing the number of foreclosures are my top priorities. In the Assembly, I will work to make Nevada a transportation, manufacturing and distribution hub of the West. We must also continue to create jobs through road and building projects and renewable energy development.

EDUCATION
We need to do more to prepare our students for today's jobs, improve career and technical education opportunities, and help every student reach his or her academic potential. As a legislator, I will focus on ways to recruit, reward, and retain effective teachers and principals, especially where they are needed most.

GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
We cannot afford waste and lack of transparency at any level of government. I will fight for increased transparency of state spending and efficiency in every state agency that our tax dollars are being spent wisely.

Elections

2012

See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2012

Bustamante Adams won re-election in the 2012 election for Nevada State Assembly, District 42. Bustamante Adams defeated Kevin L. Child in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Robert Mcentee (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4][5]

Nevada State Assembly, District 42, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngIrene Bustamante Adams Incumbent 67.1% 11,182
     Republican Robert Mcentee 32.9% 5,493
Total Votes 16,675
Nevada State Assembly, District 42 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngIrene Bustamante Adams Incumbent 78% 1,073
Kevin L. Child 22% 303
Total Votes 1,376

2010

See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Bustamante won election to the Nevada House of Representatives, defeating Kathryn Njus (R). Bustamante defeated Sam Christos, Kyle Greenwood, and Donald Hauth in the June 8 primary election.

Nevada House of Representatives, District 42 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Irene Bustamante (D) 5,629
Kathryn Njus (R) 3,201

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Adams is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Adams raised a total of $212,278 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 26, 2013.[6]

Irene Bustamante Adams's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nevada State Assembly, District 42 Won $123,617
2010 Nevada State Assembly, District 42 Won $88,661
Grand Total Raised $212,278

2012

Adams won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Adams raised a total of $123,617.

2010

Adams won election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Adams raised a total of $88,661.

Scorecards

Nevada Policy Research Institute

See also: Nevada Policy Research Institute's Legislative Session Review & Report Card

The Nevada Policy Research Institute, a Nevada-based conservative-libertarian think tank, releases a "Legislative Report Card" evaluating members of the Nevada State Legislature on "each lawmaker's voting record on legislation impacting the degree of economic freedom and education reform." Bills determined by the Institute to be of greater significance are weighted accordingly. According to the Institute, "a legislator with a score above 50 is considered to be an ally of economic liberty".[7]

2011

Bustamante-Adams received a score of 32.98% in the 2011 report card, ranking 38th out of all 63 Nevada State Legislature members.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Harry Mortenson (D)
Nevada State Assembly District 42
2011- present
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