Chuck Muth

  • Government
    Gibbons Pushes for Reconsideration of Emergency Regulations

    Governor Gibbons today strongly encouraged the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners to file a motion to reconsider the Eighth Judicial District Court decision of District Court Judge Kathleen E. Delaney in the case of Hurst v. the State of Nevada Board of Medical Examiners. Judge Delaney today released her written order...

  • Opinion
    Governor Calls for Lower Unemployment Tax

    Governor Jim Gibbons today announced his recommendation of a one-year reduction in unemployment insurance taxes paid by the majority of Nevada businesses. “The best way to keep jobs and encourage businesses to add new workers is make it easier for them,” Governor Gibbons said, “Nevada businesses have already been hit by an...

  • Opinion
    Gibbons Appoints New PUC Chairman

    Governor Jim Gibbons today announced the appointment of Sam Thompson to serve as Chair of the Nevada Public Utilities Commission. Mr. Thompson has served as a Commissioner on the PUC since July of 2007. Thompson also serves on the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Committee on Electricity and on the Advisory...

  • Opinion
    Conservatives Dissed by Raggio’s Republicans

    The anointment process is complete and the lines are drawn for next year’s battle royale for the soul of the Republican Party in a half-dozen Nevada state Senate seats. As has been their practice for many years, Senate Minority Leader Bill Raggio and members of the Senate Republican Caucus met last week...

  • Politics
    Former GOP Chief Announces Senate Candidacy

    Nevada businesswoman, philanthropist and former state senator Sue Lowden officially entered the campaign for the United States Senate in Nevada today, joining a crowded field of GOP challengers to Democrat Sen. Harry Reid – including Danny Tarkanian, Sharron Angle and Mark Amodei. Lowden announced her candidacy one day after her resignation as...

  • Politics
    GOP Group to Hold Convention in Reno

    The National Federation of Republican Assemblies (NVRA) will hold its Biannual Convention in Reno, Nevada, on October 23-25, 2009 at the Atlantis Hotel. Guest speakers include Ken Blackwell, John Fund, Chris Simcox, Floyd Brown, Gov. Mike Huckabee. The NFRA describes itself as “a grassroots movement to take back the Republican Party for...

  • Politics
    Reid’s Two Faces Win Janus Award

    “The Janus Award is going to Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada,” gun rights expert John M. Snyder announced here today. “I’m doing this in recognition of the U.S. Senate Majority Leader’s ambivalent commitment to the rights of law-abiding firearm owners.” A former National Rifle Association editor, Snyder is Public Affairs Director of...

  • Opinion
    GOP’s Dream Team II

    Way back on May 14, 2009, I wrote in Muth’s Truths that Nevada Republicans had the potential of fielding a “dream team” of top-tier candidates who could potentially lead the beleaguered party back from the political wilderness. The team would include Rep. Dean Heller vs. Sen. Harry Reid, federal judge Brian Sandoval...

  • Politics
    Halseth Declares for AD 13

    Republican Elizabeth Halseth announced today as a candidate for Nevada State Assembly District 13 in Las Vegas. The seat is currently held by GOP Assemblyman Chad Christensen, who has told people he will be running for the Nevada State Senate seat in District 9 next year against fellow Republican and incumbent Sen....

  • Politics
    Heck Mulls Jump into CD 3 Race

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Dr. Joe Heck says he is “seriously considering” leaving the governor’s race and entering the race for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District seat currently held by Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nevada). Heck attended a meeting in Las Vegas today called by former Republican CD 3 candidate John Guedry – who withdrew...

  • Politics
    Conservative Eyes Moving Up to Senate

    (Sparks, NV) – Five-term Assemblyman Don Gustavson has announced that he will seek the Nevada State Senate seat in District 2 overseeing portions of Lyon, Storey, and Washoe Counties. The seat is being vacated by Republican Senator Maurice Washington due to term limits. Gustavson, a Republican, currently represents Assembly District 32.

  • Politics
    McNaught Eyes Senate Run

    (Las Vegas – NV) – Republican businessman Patrick McNaught has announced his candidacy for Nevada State Senate District 12 in Clark County. The seat is currently vacant due to the resignation of GOP Sen. Warren Hardy shortly after the 2009 legislative session. “I plan on offering voters a real choice between the...

  • Politics
    Heck Stands Up for Taxpayers

    GOP gubernatorial candidate Joe Heck joined Gov. Jim Gibbons this week in signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. In doing so, Dr. Heck issued the following statement: “Some say this pledge ‘ties the hands of the governor,’ rather I have come to believe that it is a way to prevent elected officials from...

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