All posts tagged "Bill Raggio"

  • Opinion
    Letter: Time To Reduce Nevada Sales Tax

    (Lynn Muzzy) – In his August 2 “Silver State Confidential” alert, Chuck Muth said he would no longer work to elect Republican candidate who refuses to sign the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, stating, “I got burned BADLY taking the verbal word of Sen. Bill Raggio in the 2008 campaign that he wouldn’t raise taxes,...

  • Politics
    Raggio: Nevada Has Lost A Legend

    (Andy Matthews/NPRI) – Nevadans awoke to the news this morning that Bill Raggio, one of the truly great icons of Silver State politics, has died at the age of 85. Mr. Raggio served 38 years in the Nevada Senate, and it’s difficult to spend that much time in public office without leaving...

  • Government
    Transfer Of Funds To Scholarship Program May Have Been Proper

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – State officials and lawmakers are rejecting the suggestion that they acted improperly last year when fees generated from several college savings programs were shifted to shore up the cash-strapped Gov. Guinn Millennium Scholarship for academically eligible Nevada high school graduates. But one former lawmaker, who voted for...