All posts tagged "Ralston"

  • Politics
    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...

  • Government
    When Looking At Budget Facts, Look At All The Facts

    (Chuck Muth) – In a column critical of NPRI’s 2011 ratings of Nevada legislators today, Las Vegas Sun columnist Jon Ralston wrote about the conservative think tank’s “disgust” with the budget deal, “as if there were some massive expansion of government that occurred.” “I repeat the facts,” Jon writes.  “In 2009, lawmakers...