Nevada must fight EPA ozone limits or face economic peril

The Environmental Protection Agency this past week issued draconian new regulations that slash the levels of ozone allowed in ground-level air, posing a particular problem for all of Nevada. “Bringing ozone pollution standards in line with the l … [Read more...]

Another year to be Thankful

Where has the time gone? It’s been flying by so fast that it has been hard to stop and appreciate what we have here in Mesquite. So, I am taking the time to do that now, and to remind all of you, that this is something we should do on a daily basis. R … [Read more...]

Nevada should demand federal compensation to cover cost of Obama amnesty

President Obama came to Nevada this past week with pen in hand and Nevada Sen. Harry Reid by his side to explain to the world how he is going to unilaterally rewrite law and waive deportation for about 5 million illegal immigrants. “This is p … [Read more...]

Rural lands bill must pass Senate now

As the days of Nevada Sen. Harry Reid’s power to set the agenda of the U.S. Senate wind down in this lame duck session of Congress, there is one bill the Democratic majority leader must bring to a vote and win passage. That is a package of seven b … [Read more...]

Give Nevadans a break with IRS sales tax exemption

If the lame duck session of Congress does nothing else, it must pass an extension of the federal income tax deduction for state and local sales taxes. Currently state and local income taxes are deductible but the sales tax deduction has expired. … [Read more...]

Nevada Supreme Court should rule for free speech as guaranteed by state Constitution

It drives me to distraction when smart lawyers try to peel away tiny layers of the law with a scalpel instead of bashing it with a sledgehammer. That’s what the attorney for Citizen Outreach did recently before the Nevada Supreme Court. He argued t … [Read more...]

If Harry Reid had his way our electricity bills would necessarily skyrocket

Predictably Harry Reid, D-Green Energy Cronies, launched into full pouting mode after the Nevada Public Utilities Commission killed a proposal by NV Energy to build a $438 million, 200-megawatt photovoltaic solar power plant on the Moapa River Paiute … [Read more...]

Cegavske’s background in business is important; Attorney General Pick

The secretary of state of Nevada has a number of duties relating to keeping track of business filings, commercial recordings, regulating notaries and securities. But the highest profile and most significant duty of the office is to oversee the … [Read more...]

Knecht has the right experience for controller; Treasurer Pick

The office of controller may be one of the least understood constitutional offices in the state of Nevada. The controller is basically the chief fiscal officer, responsible for handling the states accounting system, paying bills and collecting … [Read more...]

Lt. Governor Pick

Oddly enough, the marquee race on the November ballot is the one for lieutenant governor, usually an afterthought. But, with Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval facing a Democratic opponent who came in second to “none of these candidates” in the pri … [Read more...]