• Non-Union Contractor Wins Huge Fight with Rory Reid’s County Commission

    (NN&V Staff) – A Federal District Court Judge on Tuesday awarded a $112 million contract to Fisher Sand & Gravel Co., the low bidder for work on the northern 215 Beltway project, ending months of legal battles and saving the tax payers $4.6 million. Since April, Fisher Sand & Gravel Co. has...

  • Yucca Energy Park: The Other Side of Yucca Mountain

    (Randi Thompson) - Considering that Nevada is the most economically-stressed state in the nation, it will take...

  • DeMint Decries Union Obstruction in TSA

    (Warner Todd Huston) – The Democrats are trying to paint the GOP as “obstructionists” for blocking the appointment of Obama’s choice of Erroll Southers to head up the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Democrats are claiming that by blocking the closure of debate on Southers the GOP is trying to obstruct “tighter security...

  • Left, Right Agree – Rahm’s Gotta Go

    (NN&V Staff) – The Right and the Left don’t often agree, so when they do, it’s often newsworthy. And the fact that our friend Grover Norquist on the Right and Jane Hamsher on Left both agree that the White House Chief of Staff ought to be investigated and resign from office definitely...

  • Rally aims to stop Nevada mustang roundups

    In a December 23, 2009 decision, U.S. District Court Judge Paul Friedman said that the BLM’s plans to stockpile Nevada’s wild horses in Midwestern holding facilities is likely illegal, and consequently suggested that BLM postpone the Calico gather, saying it was an issue for Congress.

  • ACORN’s Newest Senate Pal

    (Warner Todd Huston) – The Weekly Standard focused on ACORN’s latest knight in shining armor in the Senate. Though, instead of holding a sword or a lance, this Senator is holding a bucket of the taxpayer’s money to give to ACORN. Roland Burris, the Junior Senator from Illinois whose seat was bestowed...

  • Ten Things That Will Make You Sick about Harry Reid’s Health Care Bill

    (Rep. John Shadegg) – Everywhere I go people tell me that Democrats say Republicans are misrepresenting the health care bills and claiming they are worse than they really are. They don’t believe this legislation could be as bad as some are saying. One person recently argued my criticism was “over the top.”...

  • October Taxable Sales Continue Year-Long Double-Digit Slump

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Nevada’s statewide taxable sales continued to generate dismal numbers in October, plunging 17.8 percent compared to the same month in 2008, a report released today by the Department of Taxation shows. Consumers purchased $3.1 billion worth of taxable goods in October, compared to $3.7 billion in October...

  • Reid Health Care Plan Helps Nebraska, Will Bankrupt Nevada

    Governor Gibbons: “In order to pander to his fellow Democrats, Senator Reid has granted full funding for Nebraska’s Medicaid expansion in perpetuity while leaving his constituents in Nevada to fend for themselves. Maybe he should move to Nebraska where he can do less harm to Nevada.”

  • Gibbons, Lawmakers Discuss Budget in First “Open Door” Session

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Gov. Jim Gibbons and nine state lawmakers from both political parties spent about an hour today informally discussing potential solutions to the state’s budget shortfall, including a discussion of state employee furloughs versus pay reductions. The first “open door” meeting proposed by Gibbons to discuss solutions to...

  • Democrat Health Spending Bill: ‘A departure from history’

    (Sen. Mitch McConnell) – Tonight marks the culmination of a long national debate. Passions have run high. And, that’s appropriate because the bill we are voting on tonight will impact the life of every American. It will shape the future of our country. It will determine whether our children can afford the...

  • Gibbons Says Nevada Won’t Miss Race-to-Top Funding Opportunity

    * The following presentation was made to the Legislative Committee on Education on Thursday: (Stacy M. Woodbury) – Last Friday, as I was in this room listening to the presentations of speakers at the Legislative Committee on Education, I received an e-mail newsletter from the U.S. Department of Education with the following...

  • Govt Healthcare Will Give Us ALL Pay Cuts

    (Warner Todd Huston) – Big Labor has, for the most part, fallen all over itself to help its patron President get his Obamacare policies passed in Congress spending millions to do so. If Obamacare should pass many millions will lose their healthcare and will be forced into government healthcare. According to the...

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