In a column by Bruce DelValle published last week in The Hill came the revelation that Nevada is again embroiled in yet another troglodyte fight against technology (remember the Uber brouhaha last session?) in pursuit of “crony” capitalism …
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Neighborhood Watch program alive and well
Hospital staff thanked for exemplary service
We have a significant percentage of residents here that are on a fixed income or receive supplemental benefits each month. Feeding a family healthy and nutritious food and saving money seem to be diametrically opposed concepts. Most of the foods that we can purchase inexpensively are not all that healthy for us and cause us to gain weight.
The town of Tonopah is debuting an effort to help introduce visitors to local businesses, an initiative that could help boost the local economy.
Nevada Sen. Dean Heller is in a no-win situation on the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, and his fellow Republican, Gov. Brian Sandoval, keeps putting him in the hot seat.
Writing at Quartz, Tim Fernholz notes that early space tourists “won’t benefit from the tight regulation we’ve come to expect in everything from air transport to private automobiles.” Although the Federal Aviation Administration enjoys approval authority over launches, the Commercial Space Act limits government interference in post-launch space flight.
Senate Bill 298 at this year’s Nevada Legislature would require welfare recipients to undergo drug tests. This does not, unfortunately, mean that Elon Musk and Mark Davis would have to take drug tests. It should, but it doesn’t.
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The Nevada Legislature is “Open Under New Management.” Democrats are back in control.
Nothing like walking into a business to spend your hard-earned money and have the person who is supposed to be helping you act like you are bothering them! Offering good customer service is both the easiest and least expensive improvement that any business can make so why is it so hard to find good customer service anymore? Is it because in our mobile and online world purchasing has become a task devoid of human interaction and therefore no longer personable? Possibly, but there are other reasons also.
On Monday, the Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects gave a presentation to state lawmakers that, in short, will continue to push back against the Department of Energy. All this is done by spending state taxpayer money instead of leveraging federal money that is available to finish the science for Yucca Mountain.
The public tends to move on to other things after an election, but political players never stop. The presidential race in 2016 has been an exception, obviously. We’ve had people still marching in the streets against Donald Trump, and Democrats making the most of it.
As the City of Las Vegas continues considering awarding Republic Services a new 15-year NO BID monopoly franchise contract extension for residential and commercial trash collection, I came across this rather interesting declaration …
In the years I’ve been writing Sunshine Week columns, rarely have I turned around the lens to examine the responsibilities of the press in making sure our role in democracy is transparent and honest.
Once upon a time in Nevada, those elected to our State Legislature balanced the needs and desires of their districts with the overall best interests of the entire state.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor agreed with her colleagues that the Court should deny review in a true-threat case out of Florida, involving a man who uttered, while drunk, that he could blow up a liquor store.
I just finished reading a new book, and liberal race-hustlers and cop-haters are having a cow over it. Get a load of some of the “outrageous!” things this author wrote…
In a commentary (PVT 3/1/17), “The immigration enforcement police state is here,” Thomas L. Knapp suggests that maintaining sovereign borders is tantamount to tyranny. He goes on to say: “Where peaceful people move to settle or work is nobody’s business but theirs.” And wouldn’t the world be a far better place if we only made love, not war? Regrettably, the history of nation states is a testament to how little regard there is for that kind of sentiment.
In 1972 the U.S. Supreme Court in its Roe v. Wade decision ruled that most state laws outlawing abortion violated a woman’s right of privacy. The decision swept out dozens of laws across the nation.
On behalf of Desert Haven Animal Society, I want to thank the generous supporters of our booth at the Balloon Festival held February 24-26, 2017. Through their generous donations we had a very successful fundraising event. Our heartfelt thanks go to following businesses that helped us in our efforts to ensure the well-being of the animals in our care:
The article last week pointing out the great number of signs that proliferate on our roadways drew a large reaction from readers.
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