Passing of AB186 tragic for rural areas of state
Sometimes the gears of the Legislature get jammed for no good reason and only a massive outcry from the people can get them unstuck.
During this year’s legislative session, the more divisive and controversial bills introduced have the phrase “vote was along party lines” attached to how they were passed.
The Pahrump Valley Times recently printed a letter from a reader who was annoyed by a visit to a market where he had to check himself out and bag his own groceries.
It is better to be safe than to end up like Las Vegas
The language in the bill banning bump stocks is still too vague. Red flag laws are a violation of due process. That’s according to Don Turner, president of the Nevada Firearms Coalition.
A recent study published in “Nature, the International Journal of Science” states that the rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults.
How to promote positive change for co-op, members
The Nevada Legislature will seek to increase funding for education with a two-pronged approach — redirecting all marijuana tax money to schools plus authorizing county commissions to consider raising the sales tax for public education or sending the issue to a vote of the people.
Nevada Senate Bill 179 is the kind of bill that does not normally get much attention. It’s essentially a clean-up measure, removing some archaic language from the statutes because this area of law has evolved without the ancillary statutes being changed at the same time.
Reader disappointed by Earth Day attendance
The title “Medicare for All” attached to health care legislation reintroduced in April by self-described Democratic-socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is deeply misleading.
Not all want self-service cashiers in grocery stores
Health care is one of the most frustrating and complex issues consumers, businesses and legislators face.
Recently, Ian Millhiser, an editor at Think Progress, posted an article titled “Democrats, Want a Lesson in Political Hardball? Look to Abraham Lincoln, Who Rigged the Senate.”