• Buying A Foreclosed Home Can Be A Win-Win-Win-Win-Win Situation

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – There’s a story out today  about how Sen. Dean Heller’s campaign is attacking Rep. Shelley Berkley’s husband for … buying and selling foreclosured homes and trying to make a profit. Rep. Shelley Berkley’s husband has been investing in Las Vegas troubled homes, renting out some but selling two...

  • Smalltown Contractor’s Brawl with Big Labor Moves to Federal Court

    A small Elko contractor targeted by a Union will be slugging it out with the Union in...

  • Nevada: First Judicial Hellhole, Now Lending Hellhole

    A couple years ago, Clark County was first named a Judicial Hellhole. The state of Nevada could be on its way to being the nation’s first Lending Hellhole. The pendulum swings all the way to one side, then all the way to the other, never stopping in the middle. So it is...

  • 170 Nevadans Have Joined Group Fighting Excessive Federal Regulation

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – A group established by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) to fight against excessive federal regulations now has 170 members in Nevada and 1,000 nationwide, the organization announced this week. The coalition Small Businesses for Sensible Regulations says its mission is protecting small businesses and American jobs...

  • Small Company Continues to Battle Big Labor In Fight for Its Life

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – A small contractor from Elko is continuing its fight against a union...

  • How to Own Your Own Home And Never Pay a Mortgage, Courtesy of Nevada Legislature

    Nearly four years after the collapse of the real estate market, Nevada remains the foreclosure capital of the nation. But here comes the government to the rescue! The Nevada Legislature may have unwittingly found a way to reduce foreclosures by over 99%. Though it may come at the cost of driving a...

  • 24/8 Threatens Businesses in 24/7 City

    Nevada still leads the nation in unemployment. Shuttered buildings and struggling businesses are everywhere. Policymakers claim to be searching high and low to find ways to get the economy back on track and put people back to work. Even as meaningful recovery has escaped the Silver State, we still are suffering the...

  • Little Casino Isn’t About to Let Big Gamer Push It Around

    The Roadhouse Casino has decided to press on with its plans for reopening the casino in Henderson, despite the protest of one of its competitors. The State of Nevada has granted the Roadhouse approval to open. The City of Henderson has said it can move forward with its plans to reopen. Only...

  • Reno Businessman Pays $8.99 After Audit And Launches New Effort To Fight Regulations

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada Business Bureau) – Businessman Raymond Pezonella said today he knew the burden of complying with government regulations had hit a new level of absurdity after an all-day audit resulted in an $8.99 gas tax charge to his company because of a trip to California that his workers had failed to record....

  • Latest Deals Show Net Is Closing On Big Fish In Massive Lawsuit Abuse Scam

    Prosecutors have secured more plea bargains in the construction litigation scandal case. From these latest pleas, it appears the net may be closing on the big fish who ran the scam, which is reported to include attorneys, judges and police officers. Mary Ann Watts and attorney David Amesbury are the seventh and...

  • Big Labor’s Power Behind RTC Refusal To Save Taxpayers $50 Mil

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – Whenever you see something in Nevada politics that just doesn’t seem to make any sense at all, that defies all rational explanation, chances are the unions are involved somehow. So if you’re scratching your head wondering why the Regional Transportation Commission would turn away $50 million in...

  • Small Contractor Fights Back Against Big Labor Bullying

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – “Just leave us alone.” That’s the request from a small Nevada contractor to the union that has hounded it for more than 3 years. Since the Operating Engineers Local 3 will not leave MACH 4 Construction alone the company has decided to fight back. MACH 4 is...

  • Las Vegas City Council Blocks Noise Pollution Solution: Update

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – After all the racket over the downtown noise ordinance there may finally be a solution and, just as we predicted, it doesn’t require the government forcing its dictates on anyone. Now, if only the government would get out of the way and let it happen. [See Update...

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