All posts tagged "Gov. Sandoval"

  • 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...

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    Governor very generous toward electric car owners

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

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    Sandoval’s tax hikes explained

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

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    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...

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    Ralston: Anti-tax duo make run at reversing Sandoval plan

    In 2003, a couple of assemblymen cobbled together a coalition of their colleagues to block a tax increase. They held up the session until mid-July when the late John Marvel broke ranks and dissolved the so-called Mean/Fearless Fifteen. (The adjective depended on your perspective.) The $830 million tax increase passed, albeit without...

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    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...

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    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...

  • Opinion
    Nevada Legislature: Do as we say, not as we do!

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – Here’s what’s holding up everybody who wants to repeal the largest tax hike in Nevada history through a ballot referendum… According to the Nevada Constitution… “Each law enacted by the Legislature shall embrace but one subject, and matter, properly connected therewith, which subject shall be briefly expressed in...

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    Group of conservatives wants to repeal Sandoval tax plan at polls

    (Riley Snyder, Associated Press) – CARSON CITY — A group of conservative Nevada Republicans are trying to place on the 2016 ballot at least part of a $1.4 billion tax package approved and supported by Gov. Brian Sandoval. State Controller Ron Knecht, Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers and former Assemblyman Ed Goedhart...

  • Opinion
    Governor’s tax plan

    To the editor: Gov. Brian Sandoval’s tax plan is one complete mess. His plan hurts the little guy while providing for special interests. Gov. Sandoval says the plan is for education and the kids. Yet residents continue to pump millions of dollars into the education system in Nevada each and every year...

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    Those bleating, grating voices of ignorance and disapproval

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – When liberal blogger Jon Ralston is in high dudgeon over something conservatives are doing, you know conservatives must be doing something “right.” Such is the nascent effort to repeal the largest tax hike in Nevada history, recently passed by the Nevada Legislature and signed by Gov. Brian Sandoval…...

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    Nevada taxpayers unleash fury on Heller’s support for Sandoval

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – If you want to know the real reason behind RINO Nevada Gov. Brian “America’s Worst Governor” Sandoval’s (R&R Partners) “announcement” this week that he will not be seeking U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s seat in next year’s election, consider the outrage that continues to pour forth from angry taxpayers...

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    Anti-tax activists want Sandoval’s revenue plan on ballot

    (KSNV News3LV) – Las Vegas — A conservative political activist who fought Gov. Sandoval’s tax proposals has formed a group to place the just-approved state revenue plan before voters in 2016. Chuck Muth, president of Citizen Outreach, stated in his Friday column in the Nevada Appeal, that the new group called WeDecideCoalition will circulate...