• A Special Place In Hell For Some Plaintiff’s Lawyers

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – Of all the stupidity which has happened in this nation during the...

  • Moving Nevada forward: a new beginning for the Nevada economy

    By Michael Brown “Moving Nevada Forward” is the charge of the economic development plan launched by Nevada...

  • We’re Being Taxed To Death: Interview with Jeff Ecker, Paymon’s Mediterranean Café

    NN&V Exclusive Chuck Muth recently interviewed Jeff Ecker, general manager of Paymon’s Mediterranean  Café in Las Vegas...

  • Reid-Endorsed Green Energy Company Heading For Bankruptcy

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – Another reminder of why government shouldn’t try and pick the winners and losers in the economy. Despite receiving almost $100 million from taxpayers, Nevada Geothermal Power is going broke. A geothermal energy company with a $98.5 million loan guarantee from the Obama administration for an alternative energy project in...

  • El Rushbo May Be Right, But He’s A Bad Business Deal For Most Radio Stations

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – Regular readers know that I have extensive investments in radio and many of those stations, both past and present, are AM talk stations. That said, I don’t carry Rush Limbaugh anywhere. In fact, I have dropped his show whenever I have purchased a station which carried him....

  • Your Government, Up Close And Personal

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – We’ve been busy the past month. As many of our regular readers know, we have had and continue to have extensive investments in Nevada radio. Our newest project is KNNR, 1400AM in Sparks,Reno,Carson City. This station was—to put it bluntly—a loser. To the best of our knowledge,...

  • How Many People Who Don’t Own Newspapers Never Deal With Greyhound?

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – I tried. I really tried not to write this. But as Barack Obama and Mitt Romney debate important points like the recovery of America’s economy, a part of America’s economy is doing its darndest to discourage people from doing business with them. I’m not talking about Sam’s...

  • Even Unions Have Union Problems

    NN&V Exclusive  (Rebecca Smith) – “We will be fighting for the rights of every American worker, private or public, to bargain collectively for better wages, benefits and working conditions.”  So said James Hoffa, Jr., March 24, 2011, in the Huffington Post. Fighting for every worker, except the ones who work for the...

  • Save Nevada Citizen Privacy Rights On Smart Meter Program

    Robert Frank writes: This is a States Rights policy issue. If you live in another state, or...

  • A Margin Tax Is Always A Bad Idea

    (Geoffrey Lawrence/NPRI) – Leaders in the Democratic majority during the 2011 state legislative session proposed a dramatic change to Nevada’s tax system: Phase out the Modified Business Tax — a tax on private-sector payroll — and replace it with a new, larger levy modeled after Texas’ business margin tax. The effort gained...

  • NLRB’s New Ruling Gives Unions the Quickie They Are Looking For

    NN&V Exclusive (Rebecca Smith) – Back in June of 2011, the NLRB started hinting that they would be looking at changing decades old election rules.  On January 12, 2012, they did it.  The new rules regarding union elections will go into effect in April, giving the lone dissenting member Brian Hayes time...

  • Sandoval Encourages Business Growth By Freezing Regulations

    (Carson City, NV) – Speaking at the Chamber’s Directions 2012 event in Reno this morning, Governor Sandoval announced the results of his administration’s regulatory review. In his first executive order as Governor, Sandoval imposed a one-year freeze on all regulations and required the Cabinet to thoroughly review the entire regulatory framework of...

  • Businesses Beware: Unionism Is On The Rise

    NN&V Exclusive (Rebecca Smith) – I had already written another article for this week, but then some...

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