• LVRJ: The Feds and Sheriff Joe

    When officials in the Obama administration said they would reform a Bush administration program under which members of local police departments were allowed to get some specialized training and then help bust illegal immigrants, they assured critics it was just “fine-tuning.” Not so, critics warned: The Obamanites were laying the groundwork to...

  • Unemployment Continues to Rise

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Nevada’s jobless rate rose one tenth of a percentage point in September from August to 13.2 percent, a state agency reported today. The month-over-month increase in the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was the smallest since March 2008, while the employment gain was the strongest since February 2007....

  • Closed, Out of Business and For Lease Signs are Everywhere

    (Lorraine Hunt-Bono) – Small business in America (defined as 500 employees or less) is 99% of all businesses in our country. These businesses are the backbone of our economy, providing 70% of all new jobs and and funding 45% of payrolls for the working middle class. Yet in the billions of dollars...

  • A Few Final Thoughts on Western CPAC

    (Ed Morrissey/Hot Air) – Later today, I’ll have more video from interviews at the Western CPAC conference, but I want to offer a few final thoughts from what I found to be a disappointing effort from the event. Read the rest here

  • Digital Journal: AG Holder Tours Vegas Fusion Center

    Senator Harry Reid hosted US Attorney General Eric Holder at the Las Vegas Fusion Counterterrorism Center Friday, taking a tour of the facilities and viewing some of the equipment that officers use. Read the rest here

  • LV Sun: A bad traffic jam

    The state’s inadequate and poorly maintained roads and highways, coupled with rush-hour traffic, cost Nevadans $1.8 billion a year in extra vehicle operating costs and lost time, according to a report released this week. Read the rest here

  • LV Sun: End the inertia on energy

    State lawmakers spent considerable time this year debating plans to develop the renewable energy industry in Nevada. New legislation created the position of energy commissioner and was supposed to help state officials move quickly to attract renewable energy companies. Read the rest here

  • Coolican: Why there’s hope for Reid: Nevada isn’t South Dakota

    Two normally savvy observers weighed in on Sen. Harry Reid’s electoral prospects, and both were, well, sort of wrong. Read the rest here

  • Ralston: What a meeting between Harry and Rory Reid must be like these days

    (Jon Ralston) – Harry and Rory meet to talk in a small room at the back of Searchlight’s General Store: Read the rest here

  • Cook: Reid, champion of the filibuster, might nuke it

    (Glenn Cook) – If Harry Reid decides to use the Senate’s “reconciliation” process to ram health care legislation through his chamber and crush a filibuster, then he’ll have to reconcile something else: his astounding hypocrisy. Read the rest here

  • Parsons: Only You Can Prevent Liberals

    (Bill Parsons) – On November 13-15, 2009, the Nevada Republican Party will elect new officers and directors for the upcoming term. YOUR voice must be heard if you want to insure that those officers elected are true Conservatives and share the core values of true Conservatives. If you remain silent, you inevitably...

  • Stone Joins Nevada Newsmakers as Associate Producer-Reporter

    Sam Shad Productions has hired veteran reporter and producer Samantha Stone to join the Nevada Newsmakers team, assuming the duties of Executive Producer Bonnie McCorkle. McCorkle plans to continue with Sam Shad Productions working on special projects. Stone will also serve as a co-host, and field reporter, allowing Nevada Newsmakers – a...

  • A Taxing Observation

    (Muth’s Truths) – A Taxing Observation – Jim Gibbons campaigned on a promise not to raise taxes. Though he fell off the wagon once on the room tax earlier this year, he’s otherwise kept that promise. So we have a candidate who campaigned on a specific platform, was given a mandate to...

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