• Nevada’s financial woes not worst in the nation

    If misery loves company, then the Nevada state government can find solace in a national report released today that found that seven other states will experience even higher tax declines in the current fiscal year. Continue reading…

  • Titus Dead Wrong on Public Option

    (Dr. Joe Heck) – Dina Titus continues to put the special interests of the Democratic National Party ahead of the people of Southern Nevada. Dina’s continued support of the Pelosi public option fits her voting trend of backing her party bosses 97% of the time. The lack of understanding by Washington DC...

  • Initiative Would Ban Abortion, Assisted Suicide in Nevada

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – A group calling itself Personhood Nevada is seeking to put on the ballot next year a measure defining human life in such a way as to ban abortion and assisted suicide. The petition to amend the Nevada constitution is being coordinated by Richard Ziser, chairman of Nevada...

  • Nevada to Consolidate Homeland Security into Department of Public Safety

    Governor Jim Gibbons today announced that the state is consolidating the Homeland Security function into the Nevada Department of Public Safety. This change will enhance the ability of the State to direct and coordinate an “all-threats, all-hazards” approach in its prevention, preparedness, response and recovery strategies. This consolidation will also provide for...

  • Is It “Tarkanian Time” in Nevada?

    For only the second time in 58 years, the majority leader of the U.S. Senate is on the political ropes. Mean-tempered Sen. Harry Reid (D.-Nev.), who is seeking his fifth term next year, would lose to either of his best-known Republican opponents if the election were held today. Continue reading…

  • Health care bill’s word count turns Gibbons off

    Gov. Jim Gibbons was both predictable and perplexing during a speech Tuesday to health care executives at the second annual Nevada Health Care Forum. Continue reading…

  • Employee sues Wynn Las Vegas over secondhand smoke

    A Wynn Las Vegas employee is suing the resort, claiming it is an unsafe workplace because of secondhand smoke. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday, which seeks class action status, alleges the casino encouraged patrons to light up and disciplined workers if they complained. Continue reading…

  • Gun Law Expert Meets With Nevada Political Activists

    Gun rights expert John M. Snyder met recently in Las Vegas, Nevada with conservative activists to assess the political situation in the Silver State. Among the conferees was former Nevada State Senator Sue Lowden, a leading contender in next year’s United States senatorial contest. Continue reading…

  • Not to Pith on Your Parade

    Let’s tax the scrivener’s mind. This requires your columnist to come up with several topics to amuse or annoy RN&R readers. Continue reading…

  • Nevada’s unemployment rate is second-highest in the country

    Your monthly reminder that the stimulus was and is an epic failure. Continue reading…

  • Henderson Home News, Boulder City News to suspend publication

    (Las Vegas Review-Journal) – The Greenspun Media Group empire continued to shrink Wednesday with the announcement that the company was suspending publication of two Southern Nevada community newspapers, the Henderson Home News and Boulder City News. Continue reading…

  • Greenspun news show ‘Las Vegas One’ ends operations

    (Las Vegas Review-Journal) – “Las Vegas One,” a television news program produced by Greenspun Media Group and KLAS-TV Channel 8 in Las Vegas, pulled the plug on its operations Tuesday and laid off four staff members, according to local media reports. Continue reading….

  • Beltway Harry may need to get home more often

    (Las Vegas Review-Journal) – Speaking before a carefully hand-picked audience — most of the 500 tickets to the gathering in the Lawlor Events Center at the University of Nevada, Reno were distributed through the office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid — Vice President Joe Biden assured Northern Nevadans on Friday that...

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