All posts tagged "Nevada taxes"

  • 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...

  • Opinion
    RINOs are bad for the Republican Party and America

    (Joseph Morabito) – Republicans In Name Only (RINOs) are bad for the Republican Party and America.  RINOs are nothing more than Socialists Lite willing to raise taxes, increase regulations and add to Local, State and National Debt by borrowing to fund Socialist Schemes. We just saw this is the state of Nevada where...

  • Opinion
    Blame guv, not 120-day session for budget slam-and-jam

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – Freshman Republican Assemblymen Erv Nelson and Chris Edwards appeared on a local PBS community affairs television show recently and advocated for annual sessions of the Nevada Legislature. As if these people don’t already do enough damage every OTHER year! The reason, according to the pair, is that 120...

  • Politics
    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…...

  • Politics
    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...

  • Politics
    Jon Ralston’s “Dimwits”

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – Perhaps the only thing Jon Ralston, Nevada’s #2 liberal blogger-with-a-taxpayer-subsidized-TV-show, hates worse than me, conservative Assemblywoman Michele Fiore and Nevada Republican Party Chairman Michael McDonald combined is the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. And I guess it’s understandable. The vast majority of candidates for public office who sign the Pledge,...

  • Politics
    NPRI: The governor’s refusal to compromise

    (Andy Matthews of NPRI) – We’re down to the final days of the Legislative Session and one thing is clear: Gov. Brian Sandoval is not interested in compromising on three key issues. As he gave his State of the State address, Sandoval laid out three priorities that he actually campaigned against during his...

  • Politics
    The Germans haven’t bombed Pearl Harbor yet!*

    (Chuck Muth) – Advocates for higher taxes to fund bigger government in Nevada are in overdrive trying to...

  • Opinion
    If the Big Boys can twist arms, so can we Little Guys

    (Victor Joecks of NPRI) – Whether Gov. Brian Sandoval gets to impose the largest tax increase in state history on Nevadans is going to come down to whether he can induce a handful of lawmakers, who are currently on the fence, to go with him. That’s what the latest Nevada Policy Research Institute’s...

  • Opinion
    Calling All Citizens to Ax the Tax Now!

    (Chuck Muth) – In case you’re still not sure whether or not Gov. Brian Sandoval’s billion dollar giga-tax hike is not only a bad idea but completely unnecessary, conservatives in the state Assembly have now removed all doubt. First, the supposed reason for Sandoval’s tax hike is to fix education.  But repeat after...

  • Government
    A better alternative to Gov. Sandoval’s proposal

    (Andy Matthews of NPRI) – This past January, NPRI had to get some roof repairs done on its...

  • Opinion
    Controller’s Second Monthly Report: Taxes and Other Revenues

    (Ron Knecht) – The second Controller’s Monthly Report is now on the state website (www.controller.nv.gov).  It addresses state...

  • Government
    Sandoval Still Working On 2013-2015 Budget

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Gov. Brian Sandoval said today that there are a large number of variables in play as he prepares his 2013-15 budget, including who wins the presidential election on Nov. 6. Sandoval said a decision on whether to expand Nevada’s Medicaid program to cover newly eligible residents under...