• The Ultimate Incentive for Companies to Move to Nevada

    (Chuck Muth) – In my last column I noted how wrong it is to use taxpayer dollars to “bribe” companies in other states with tax breaks to move to Nevada; tax breaks companies already here aren’t getting. And look, if reducing taxes is what it takes to lure companies to move here...

  • Holiday Hiring Outlook Positive for 2012

    (Brian Wachter) – Nevada expected to add more than 4,000 seasonal retail positions Retailers across the nation have begun announcing seasonal job opportunities, with hiring expected to be ongoing through Black Friday in November. Nationally, holiday hiring is expected to reach 700,000 in 2012, an increase of 6 percent compared to the...

  • Unions No Longer Worried about Workers’ Rights

    (NN&V Staff) – In “Union Hypocrisy: Organized Labors Double Standard in Business and Politics” (ISBN 1478275162), author...

  • Right To Work, Public Unions, And Government Agencies

    (Jim Clark) – Nevada is a “right to work” state.  Another 22 states have enacted “right to work laws”–statutes that prohibit both employers and unions from entering into any contract that makes either union membership, or for that matter, prohibits union membership, as a condition of new or continued employment.  Essentially these...

  • Amodei Addresses Small Business Concerns

    (Reno, NV) – A dozen business owners shared their frustration with Congressman Mark Amodei (R-NV) this week about this economy and how the actions of the Obama Administration are impacting their business. Then Congressman Amodei expressed his frustration that Congress, and specifically the Senate, is not taking action to fix this economy...

  • Obama Inherited an Economy Better than Reagan Did, But …

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) While putting Barack Obama’s name into nomination at the Democratic convention last night, former President Bill Clinton said: “I want to nominate a man whose own life has known its fair share of adversity and uncertainty. A man who ran for President to change the course of an already...

  • Harry Extorts Mining Jobs Bill to Pay Back His ‘Green’ Backers

      (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Not only is Harry Reid determined to kill jobs in Nevada by replacing them with overpriced, underperforming “green” energy power plants, he is now willing to block the creation of well-paying mining jobs in order to demand a pound of flesh for his enviro buddies. According to the...

  • Who Is Looking Out for Nevadans?

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Let’s compare and contrast. In response to a Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial, Sen. Harry Reid has had someone on this staff pen an op-ed piece singing the praises of renewable energy projects and their economic benefits to the state of Nevada. I recommend you read the Reid piece and...

  • Crushing the Competition, as well as the American Dream

    (Chuck Muth) – In Holland, Michigan this summer, Reason.com reports that “13-year-old Nathan Duszynski wanted to make...

  • Entreprenuer Goes on Strike

    (Joel Silverman) – I was fired in 1978 and have not received a paycheck since. But do not cry for me, Las Vegas, for I am now part of the 1 percent. As a conservative investor, I kept debt to a manageable level. Today, I own and manage investment real estate. It...

  • Approved Tax Breaks Pave Way For Apple’s Move To Reno

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – The state Board of Economic Development unanimously signed off on...

  • U.S. House Voting to Stop Tax Hike on 1 Million Small Businesses

    (John Kartch/Americans for Tax Reform) – The U.S. House of Representatives will vote today to stop a tax increase on one million small business owners in 2013. The Obama Administration and Congressional Democrats have said that they want to raise taxes in the top two income tax rates in January 2013. Under...

  • Eliminate Regulatory Burden On Small Businesses

    (Congressman Joe Heck/The Hill’s Congress Blog) – No state has felt the devastating effects of the Obama...

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