Equal pay bill is a waste of time and money

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If you ever seek to land a government contract in Nevada — paving roads, scrubbing floors, selling typing paper — under a proposed law you will be guilty until proven innocent. Assembly Bill 106, being sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Ellen … [Read more...]

Lawmakers waste time on changing Columbus Day law

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Lawmakers have just 120 days every other year to take care of business, and they are always complaining that there just isn’t enough time to get it done. Perhaps, just perhaps, that is because they spend an incredible amount of time in pointless, … [Read more...]

Lawmakers should repeal football stadium funding

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Lawmakers were summoned this past fall to Carson City and asked to pitch in $750 million toward financing a $1.9 billion domed football stadium that would house the Oakland Raiders and the UNLV football program. The Raiders and the NFL would add … [Read more...]

One woman who’s against the march

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Women of the world have united for…? I guess I’m not really sure why they are protesting. I’ve heard mixed messages in all of the videos produced, all of the messages sent and in personal conversations so I’ll just pick a few to address. Keep in … [Read more...]

Voter registration version of don’t ask, don’t tell

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After President Trump proclaimed to the world that the only reason Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by 3 million was that 3 million or more ballots were cast fraudulently — by noncitizens, by the dead or by Box 13 in Alice, Texas, where ballot … [Read more...]

The tears no one saw

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It’s been a long, hard road for six and a half years for several folks in the Virgin Valley. And the people who took that road spent more than a few tears, a few sleepless nights and a few days wondering if they were ever going to see the … [Read more...]

Billions for billionaires, pittance for parents

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We now know the pecking order in Nevada. In his State of the State speech this past week Gov. Brian Sandoval boasted that the Tesla gigafactory near Sparks, in addition to making batteries for electric cars, would also be making electric motors … [Read more...]

Legislative priorities include rural communities

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Guest commentary by Assemblyman Chris Edwards (R-AD19)   The 79th Legislative session is upon us. State legislators across Nevada are preparing to go to Carson City to promote a variety of potential solutions to the concerns our constituents … [Read more...]

Will collaboration on sage grouse finally happen?

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Nevada has every reason to feel like a slighted wallflower. We keep getting invited to the big sage grouse dance, but never get asked to dance. Gov. Brian Sandoval and Attorney Adam Laxalt and others have complained bitterly that state and local … [Read more...]

I am a criminal?

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I am actually accused of being a criminal. I currently have five criminal charges pending with the State of Arizona and Mohave County, all class two misdemeanors which carry with them a potential fine of up to $750, up to four months in jail and up … [Read more...]