Nevada right to join sanctuary city fight

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Earlier this month Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt joined with nine other attorneys general in filing a friend-of-the-court brief challenging a federal judge’s decision in April to block a President Trump executive order that would deny some … [Read more...]

Democrats doubly wrong in effort to gag free speech

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Democrats keep pounding on a solution in search of a problem. In January of 2010 the Supreme Court held that it is unconstitutional to prohibit political campaign spending by corporations and unions. In the case of Citizens United v. FEC the court … [Read more...]

Governor right to veto bill mandating more clean energy

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

In vetoing this past week a bill that would have increased the required percentage of electricity in Nevada coming from renewable sources — such as solar, wind and geothermal — from the current 25 percent by 2025 to 40 percent by 2030, Gov. Brian … [Read more...]

Congress should dump plan to tax advertising

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Congress is finally seriously talking about tax reform for the first time since President Reagan signed the Tax Reform Act of 1986, but there is a fly in the anointment. The current draft being proffered contains a proposal to alter the Internal … [Read more...]

Nevadans welcome review of sage grouse land use plans

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, who had filed a lawsuit attempting to overturn the Interior Department’s 2015 land use plan to protect greater sage grouse, is praising the recent decision by the Trump administration to review those … [Read more...]

Heller sponsoring bills to address doctor shortage

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller has joined with several other U.S. senators to introduce bills to address the looming shortage of doctors in the coming decade, particularly in rural areas. According to a study released in March by the Association of … [Read more...]

Is Faraday Future history?

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Gullible Nevada lawmakers in a special session in 2015 on blind faith alone agreed to dole out $215 million in tax abatements and credits to entice Faraday Future to build an electric car factory at the Apex industrial complex in North Las Vegas, … [Read more...]

Nevada Democrats wrongly predict disaster over Paris Climate Accord pullout

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The caterwauling over President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord and renegotiate was quick, loud and anguished — including from Nevada’s usual Democratic suspects. Freshman Nevada U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto fired off … [Read more...]

Nevada politicians balk at Trump’s budget

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The Obama administration managed to increase the national debt from $10.6 trillion in 2009 to nearly $20 trillion in 2016, meaning the cost of serving that debt has doubled and will rise as interest rates rise. But when President Trump proposes a … [Read more...]

Governor’s veto pen will save taxpayers money

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Thank goodness for the veto pen. Gov. Brian Sandoval used that veto pen this past week to block an attempt by Democratic lawmakers to rollback a modest cost-saving measure passed by the Republican-controlled 2015 Legislature. Assembly Bill 154 … [Read more...]