All posts tagged "Washoe County"

  • Opinion
    Washoe County Republican Leadership Doing a Fine Job

    A month after the November 2018 election, I wrote an analysis of the results of recent statewide...

  • Government
    County Wants To Raise Vehicle Registration Fees By 25%

    (Jim Clark) – In last week’s column, I excoriated a majority of Washoe County commissioners for side-stepping a decision about the quality of fire protection services in the Truckee Meadows by placing the issue on the November ballot as an advisory question to voters.  Among the reasons for my scorn was the...

  • Politics
    Washoe To Play Big Role In 2012 Election

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Washoe County Republican and Democratic Party leaders may disagree on who the best choice is for president, but they agree on one point – Washoe is the “battleground” county in the battleground state that is Nevada. Clark County is expected to go big for Democrats and President...

  • Politics
    Nevada GOP Chairman Tarkanian: Obama Sends VP Biden To The Rescue

    (Las Vegas, NV) – Today, Nevada Republican Party Chairman Amy Tarkainan released the following statement highlighting voter registration in Nevada. “Republicans have enjoyed a registration lead in Washoe County, Nevada’s top swing County, for 19 consecutive months. Barack Obama’s broken promises and failed policies are fueling the momentum and with every passing...

  • Government
    Happy New Year, Washoe! Now, Hand Over Your Wallets

    (Jim Clark) – Will Washoe County have a happy new year?   The portents are ominous. First of all, there are the remaining lawsuits by the Village League to Save Incline Assets still on appeal.  According to the League, there is one due to be handed down shortly in which the county’s liability...

  • Politics
    Washoe County’s Evil Princes Seek More Taxes From Their Peasants

    (Jim Clark) – Long ago and far away, there was a principality governed by a wise and benevolent prince.  And the streams gave plenteous water, and the carriages traversed good roads, and there was much happiness in the land.  So after twelve long years of governing, the wise and benevolent prince decided...

  • Government
    Washoe Commissioners Listen To Public Input

    (Jim Clark) –  A couple of weeks ago, I described to readers the Washoe County “Fundamental Services Review.”  County commissioners hired outside consultants to look for ways to cut costs and the survey, by Management Partners, Inc., was first released on June 22, without any review or comment by the county commissioners....

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