All posts tagged "Nevada Tax"

  • Opinion
    Knecht: Brookings report was a lie in 2011 and a big lie now

    (Ron Knecht) – A recent Brookings Institute study on economic growth in Nevada concluded that we must innovate and diversify – which we already knew.  I hope its proposals to “unleash” growth produce more than those from previous studies, but only time will tell. However, the study was marred by a high-profile false...

  • Opinion
    Ax the Tax Referendum Update

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – Upon review of the lawsuit filed a week ago against our tax repeal referendum by friends of Gov. Brian “America’s Worst Governor” SandRINOval’s largest tax hike in Nevada history – including a new gross receipts tax like the one 80 percent of voters rejected at the ballot box...

  • Opinion
    Republican-Required Referendum

    (Paul Jacob, Liberty Initiative Fund) – Last November, Nevada Republicans scored a “stunning” political sweep. The party’s incumbent...

  • Politics
    LVRJ: Coalitions’ tax fight turns on ‘single’ law

    (Steve Sebelius, Las Vegas Review-Journal) – So it’s the We Decide Coalition versus the Coalition for Nevada’s Future, then. The We Decide Coalition, led by conservative activist Chuck Muth, is trying to get a referendum on the November 2016 ballot to let voters either reject or affirm the tax package approved by the...

  • Politics
    Lawsuit filed to stop Tax Repeal Referendum

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – THE EMPIRE STRUCK BACK Busy day today out of the office today, so I’ll make this short and sweet and get into it in more detail later this week. Bottom line: The PAC set up to defend Gov. Brian Sandoval’s $1.4 billion tax hike – including the new...

  • Politics
    Lawsuit filed to protect Tax Repeal Referendum

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – They say a good offense is the best defense. As such and on behalf of the We Decide Coalition – plus three conservative members of the State Assembly who voted AGAINST the largest tax hike in Nevada history (SB 483) in the recently-concluded 2015 legislative session – our...

  • Opinion
    Major League Snow Job Forecast to Stop Tax Repeal Efforts

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – It might still be hot August nights in Nevada, but get ready for the Mother of All Blizzards! No, I’m not talking about that white stuff that falls from the sky on Christmas. I’m talking about the major league snow job – with a blizzard of propaganda –...

  • 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
    Tax hike battle should prove to be a bruiser

    (Thomas Mitchell) – This should get interesting. A group of people calling themselves the We Decide Coalition has filed an initiative petition with the Nevada Secretary of State that would give voters a chance to repeal the $1.4 billion in tax hikes passed by the 2015 Legislature at the behest of Gov. Brian...

  • 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...

  • Government
    $1.4 Billion Tax Repeal Referendum Filed

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – Let the games begin! The We Decide Coalition officially hand-delivered a 50-page referendum petition to the Nevada Secretary of State’s office in Las Vegas this afternoon calling for an up-or-down vote by the people of Nevada on SB483. That bill – passed by the 2015 Nevada Legislature...

  • 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...