• 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...

  • Unions Push PLA As Means To Keep Members Paying Dues

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – Clark County’s appeal of NBC’s lawsuit to prevent a union-favoring agreement will soon be heard in the Nevada Supreme Court. The state’s highest court will determine whether the Project Labor Agreement the County had negotiated with local trade unions on part of the Detention Center renovation unfairly...

  • LightSquared Responds to Concerns over Filtering Technology

    (LightSquared) – LightSquared, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation, has collaborated with several high-tech companies to develop solutions to the GPS interference issue.  Despite claims by GPS device manufacturers that a solution would take ten years and billions of dollars...

  • Latest Scammer In Construction Defect Lawsuit Started At 16

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – A fifth person has entered a plea bargain in the massive litigation scam involving construction defect lawsuits in condominium complexes. The latest to make a deal is a 24-year old whose participation in the scandal began when she was just 16 years old. Not only did the...

  • Commissioner Collins, Former Union Member, Supports – “Shock!” – Unions

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – So who do you think runs things here anyway? As he directed the legal counsel of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority to file a brief supporting Clark County in a case at the Nevada Supreme Court, LVCVA Chairman and County Commissioner Tom Collins stated, “We’ve...

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