• Obama-Care Passes, Lone Republican Vote Bought Off by White House

    (Chuck Muth) - Of Nevada’s three House representatives, only Congressman Dean Heller (R) voted correctly and against H.R. 3962. Congresswomen Shelley Berkley (D) and Dina Titus (D) both voted with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in favor of the bill.

  • Possible Members of Tax Hike Study Committee Grows

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – The list of Nevadans under consideration as members of a “Nevada Vision Stakeholder Group” to participate in a review of the state’s revenue structure has now expanded to 85. A legislative panel will select no more than 19 to serve on the advisory panel when it meets...

  • House poised for historic vote on health care

    The long, national health care debate is about to come to an end, at least in one chamber of Congress. But it is not drawing to a close quietly, not without one last fight. Continue reading…

  • For more than a decade, Nevada tax panel breaks law

    The Nevada Tax Commission has violated state law for more than 10 years by failing to issue a statutorily required tax-policy manual to ensure that the state’s 17 county assessors uniformly and equally appraise property parcels across the state. Continue reading…

  • Med Board Pres: Enough is Enough!

    The president of Nevada’s Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Charles Held, is fighting back against what he calls “political rhetoric, inflammatory journalism, and outright untruths…” Continue reading…

  • Harry Reid – Liar

    Harry Reid has some gonads. He is accusing the Republicans of not having any healthcare plans, when he himself technically does not have a completed healthcare bill to show the world. Continue reading…

  • A ‘vision’ of extortion and control

    State lawmakers will soon convene a gaggle of tax-eaters assigned to prescribe what your quality of life should be over the next 20 years — and how much the state should soak you in order to fulfill their vision. Continue reading…

  • Special session likely; tax hike not

    The “no new taxes” slogan isn’t just for the governor anymore. Continue reading…

  • At 145, the Silver State seems to be in even worse shape than last year

    It’s another miserable birthday for Nevada. As the state marks its 145th year of statehood this Nevada Day, residents can reflect on the wreckage of the past 12 months. Continue reading…

  • A Driver is a Driver is a Driver

    (Chuck Muth) – Representatives of FedEx and UPS squared off in what has been reported as their first head-to-head debate in New Mexico this week at an Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce meeting. The argument was over a bill pending Senate action which would put FedEx’s delivery drivers under the same U.S. labor...

  • Comprehensive List of All Tax Hikes in House ObamaCare Bill

    (Americans for Tax Reform) – Ryan Ellis of Americans for Tax Reform published the following list of tax hikes so far discovered in the 1,990-page House health care reform bill (HR 3962): Employer Mandate Excise Tax (Page 275): If an employer does not pay 72.5 percent of a single employee’s health premium...

  • Reid’s So-Called “Stimulus” Job Creation Overstated By “Thousands”

    (National Republican Senatorial Committee) – According to a report from the Associated Press today, recent White House data on the so-called “stimulus” bill that Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) rammed through the Senate this year misled Americans with a gross overstatement of the actual jobs that would be created or saved by...

  • Moody’s Analytics wins bid for tax study

    An Interim Finance subcommittee on Wednesday voted unanimously to hire Moody’s Analytics for the tax and revenue study ordered by the 2009 Legislature. Continue reading…

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