• States look to gaming to close budget gaps

    Now nearly a dozen state governments are looking to casinos to increase tax collections and prevent further budget cuts. Continue reading…

  • Justice Dept: Blacks MUST Have Democrat Label to Know How to Vote

    (Bobby Eberle) – Obama’s Justice Department has ruled against the actions of the town of Kinston, North Carolina. What did this town do that was so terrible? The residents voted overwhelmingly to eliminate partisan elections for mayor and city council members. Continue reading…

  • Nevada homeland security office moves

    Gov. Jim Gibbons is moving his office of Homeland Security into the Department of Public Safety. The office has been under the governor’s office since its creation following 9/11. Continue reading…

  • Reid out to topple McCarran’s statute

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is among the senators co-sponsoring legislation to overturn the McCarran-Ferguson act, saying it allows insurers to collude in setting prices. Continue reading…

  • The pros and cons of giving every candidate his chance to speak

    Just because you announce your candidacy for a serious office doesn’t mean you should be taken seriously. But if you are part of a serious (we hope) television program, how do you separate the serious from the unserious? Continue reading…

  • Proposed Nevada abortion ban slow to gain support

    An initiative petition filed this week seeking to outlaw abortion in Nevada is part of a national effort launched in at least eight states that has divided anti-abortion activists. Continue reading…

  • Obama Cabinet members often stop in Reid country

    The travel industry may be hurting in Las Vegas these days but not for lack of visits from members of President Barack Obama’s Cabinet. Continue reading….

  • Squeezing Harry Reid

    A new poll released by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee suggests that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) should tack to his ideological left, the latest example of the party base putting the squeeze on the leader even as he faces significant electoral peril next November. Continue reading….

  • 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…

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