• Stimulus job-count guidelines frustrate

    Forgive the average citizen if the federal stimulus does not appear to him as transparent as promised. The federal government says that in Nevada the stimulus has directly created or saved 5,658 jobs. The state itself puts that number at 5,080. Sen. Harry Reid’s office says it’s 6,134. When it comes to...

  • Reid interviews two women for federal judgeship

    U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has interviewed District Court Judge Elissa Cadish and Deputy District Attorney Gloria Navarro as potential candidates for a federal judgeship, sources confirmed. Continue reading…

  • Decision on special session unlikely until month’s end

    A decision on whether to call a special session of the Legislature to deal with the state’s financial problems won’t be made at least until the end of November, Budget Director Andrew Clinger said today. Continue reading…

  • Medicaid costs fuels Nevada budget shortfall

    As tax revenues continue to plummet, the state’s bill for providing health insurance to those in need has soared, putting further pressure on a budget shortfall that might need a special session to fix, state officials said Monday. Continue reading…

  • 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…

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