All posts tagged "Gov. Brian Sandoval"

  • Opinion
    Knecht & Lawrence: Kirner’s state spending and taxing claims – False

    (Ron Knecht & Geoffrey Lawrence) – A recent article by Assemblyman Randy Kirner claimed that the record spending and largest-ever tax increase adopted this year by Nevada legislators and Gov. Brian Sandoval showed “great restraint and balance” and “responsible management” and will “secure a better future for our community and our children.” That’s...

  • Opinion
    Reid teams up with Sandoval, Ralston to fight Tax Repeal “crazies”

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid joined the attacks on Nevada citizens who are seeking to repeal the $1.4 billion tax hike passed by the 2015 Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Brian “America’s Worst Governor” Sandoval despite the fact that not one of them last year...

  • Opinion
    Propaganda Prince unleashed to attack Conservative “Cuckoos”

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – Early on in the World War II classic film, Patton, we’re shown the scene of a just-concluded battle with Arabs stripping U.S. soldiers of their clothing and valuables. A pair of jeeps carrying American military personnel roll up to survey the carnage.  As the officers review the battlefield and...

  • Government
    Federal agencies never let the facts get in the way of their paperwork juggernaut

    (Thomas Mitchell) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has a deadline of Sept. 30 to decide whether...

  • Government
    Nevada Taxpayers should have the Last Word on Largest Tax Hike in history

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – In 2009, the Nevada Legislature passed a series of “temporary” tax hikes totaling in excess of $600 million.  The people of Nevada were promised that those tax hikes would expire, “sunset,” in two years. Instead, the Legislature extended those tax hikes for an additional two years in both 2011...

  • Politics
    SandRINOval is “Fioreous” over Tax Repeal Referendum

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – Nevada Gov. Brian “America’s Worst Governor” Sandoval’s initials ain’t B.S. for nuthin’. Indeed, if anyone needs further proof of what a liberal, card-carrying RINO (Republican in Name Only) this guy is, gets a load of what he said about our efforts to repeal his largest tax increase in...

  • Politics
    Commerce Tax: The Real Facts

    (Ron Knecht & Geoffrey Lawrence) – Rob Hooper of the Northern Nevada Development Authority recently penned an apology for the commerce tax passed last month by Nevada’s legislature and signed by Gov. Brian Sandoval.  NNDA exists to promote investment in Nevada, so he tried to put the best face possible on this...

  • Politics
    Governor very generous toward electric car owners

    (Thomas Mitchell) – The next time you top off your tank please make note of the fact that...

  • Politics
    Sandoval’s tax hikes explained

    Businesses won’t be the only ones paying the price for bigger, more wasteful Nevada government (Chantal Lovell...

  • Politics
    Nevada’s bet on school choice

    (John J. Miller) – Governor Brian Sandoval of Nevada once said that he envied Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin. Did Sandoval really want to put up with the massive protests, death threats, and recall election? “I’d take it,” he said, according to an account in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, “if I could have Republican...

  • Politics
    Sandoval Tax Hike results in massive “Facepalming” among Nevadans

    (Nevada State Sen. Don Gustavson) – I asked in my last newsletter to let me know if you...

  • Politics
    GOP Caves to Dems

    (Victor Joecks of NPRI) – Promises to tie spending to reforms and accountability proven false. Nevada got more spending, less accountability: To sell his $1.4 billion tax increase to Republicans in the Assembly and to the general public, Gov. Brian Sandoval promised that unprecedented levels of state spending would be accompanied by reforms...

  • Politics
    Taxpayer’s Guide to Nevada’s Record Tax Hike

    (Ron Knecht & Geoffrey Lawrence) – This column reviews the new and increased taxes, totaling $700-million per year, passed recently by Nevada’s Legislature at the behest of Gov. Brian Sandoval. This record tax package makes permanent some previous tax hikes (“sunset” taxes) that were originally billed as only temporary measures to help Nevada...