Readers see some positives in state Assembly Bill 95
The challenges inherent in owning your own business can be daunting.
Raised taxes are not going toward education of kids
Life for this year’s Pahrump Valley High School graduating senior class will have quite a different immediate future in front of them than did those who were graduating during World War II.
The U.S. House of Representatives just released their budget and what a surprise, no funding to continue the licensing on Yucca Mountain, our national repository.
In May, the Nevada Senate voted final passage of a measure removing several sections from Nevada abortion law that are incompatible with the state’s voter-approved legal abortion statute.
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.