NN&V Staff

  • Government
    Senate Hands Reid a Defeat on ‘Doc Fix’

    (Roll Call) – The Senate soundly defeated a $250 billion extension to the Medicare physician payment program Wednesday, marking a potentially inauspicious start for Democratic leaders to the formal floor debate on the larger health care overhaul. Continue reading…

  • Politics
    Reid isn’t weak; that’s the point!

    A new poll (reported on Politico) suggests that just more than half of Nevada residents think U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is a weak leader. And that gives progressives pause, since they are calling on him to use his power to ensure whatever health care reform bill emerges from the Senate has a...

  • Government
    Calling America’s bluff on Internet gambling

    The U.S. approach to Internet gambling, which is legal in much of the rest of the world, is absurd. The activity is unstoppable, so let’s regulate it. Continue reading…

  • Politics
    Sandoval Web site offers new slogan but no stance on issues

    (Las Vegas Review-Journal) – Former federal Judge Brian Sandoval revamped his Web site with a new slogan and a call for donations but still no stances on the issues. Sandoval is campaigning for governor as a Republican. Continue reading….

  • Government
    Lawmakers seem eager to misunderstand the Second Amendment

    (NPRI) – Is it possible that Nevada legislators who claim to support the Second Amendment actually oppose it? When one looks at state laws and the Nevada Constitution, it becomes apparent that either state legislators have never understood the intent of the Second Amendment, or they are in fact hostile toward it....

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  • Opinion
    Greenspun news show ‘Las Vegas One’ ends operations

    (Las Vegas Review-Journal) – “Las Vegas One,” a television news program produced by Greenspun Media Group and KLAS-TV Channel 8 in Las Vegas, pulled the plug on its operations Tuesday and laid off four staff members, according to local media reports. Continue reading….

  • Opinion
    Beltway Harry may need to get home more often

    (Las Vegas Review-Journal) – Speaking before a carefully hand-picked audience — most of the 500 tickets to the gathering in the Lawlor Events Center at the University of Nevada, Reno were distributed through the office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid — Vice President Joe Biden assured Northern Nevadans on Friday that...

  • Government
    Lawmakers Begin Selection Process for Revenue Study Stakeholder Group

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – State lawmakers made the first step towards creating a “Nevada Vision Stakeholder Group” of residents to participate in a review of the state’s revenue structure today, declaring that the size of the panel will be no more than 19 individuals. But the hard part is yet to...

  • Opinion
    Union Threatens Blog Against Using Union’s Name

    (Warner Todd Huston) – In an interesting take on what is or isn’t legal, a union is threatening a critical blog for using the union’s name in its blog title. The American Federation of Teachers had its lawyers send a cease and desist letter to the operators of a blog called AFTexposed.com....

  • Opinion
    Union Demands Exemption from Furloughs

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Staffing cuts, furloughs and a mandated eight-hour work schedule all contributed to a state employee protest outside a Las Vegas mental health facility on Saturday, a state official said. Harold Cook, administrator of the Nevada Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services, said in an interview Monday...

  • Opinion
    Public Cops for Private Security Detail?

    (Mike Zahara) – Then our friends at LVMPD Vice: Lead by the most incompetent Vice el tee in the entire country, emotional basket case and terror with a badge, Lt. Karen Hughes, wants laws changed to stop that damn lap dancing and girls asking johns to ‘touch them first’. Horrors! Who knew...

  • Opinion
    Kick Harry Reid Out of Office

    (Sue Lowden) – Dear Fellow Conservative: I’m running for the U.S. Senate in Nevada to kick liberal Democrat Harry Reid out of office once and for all. Harry Reid supports big government and all that comes with it – tax hikes, wasteful spending and government takeovers. If we retire him, we can...

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