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Guest op-ed: On clean energy, Carson City must lead where Washington fails

The 80th session of the Nevada Legislature represents a critical opportunity for our state. We can create well-paying jobs; reduce costs for consumers; and...

Did AOC nudge economists (including 12 from Nevada) to back a carbon tax?

If all the economists were laid end-to-end, according to a very old joke, they still wouldn't reach a conclusion.But more than 3,300 practitioners of...
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Bernie 2.0

Bernie Sanders, who announced Tuesday that yes, he is running for president whether you want him to or not, narrowly lost the Nevada caucuses...
surrender monkey

Trumped-up “emergency” disgusts Nevada officials

Humiliated and routed by Democrats in the funding battle over his wall -- second only to himself in the short list of things he...
and then he would become AG

Public opinion on guns shifting fast, needs to shift faster

"Legislation to strengthen or enact background checks is pending in 17 states," the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence reported in its Feb....
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Beating Republicans was the easy part

Donald Trump wasn't knocking on doors in Nevada neighborhoods last fall telling voters "Nevada Republicans love me! That I can tell you. Also, I'm...
kick em out

Commentary: Yes, Nevada, there are alternatives to payday loans

Gov. Steve Sisolak appeared at a forum put on by the Nevada Independent last week, which the Indy has now helpfully transcribed (so get...

Hey Sisolak & Dems, your housing ideas look sort of lame, do better

Nevada doesn't have much of an affordable housing policy, and a state tax credit plan embraced by Gov. Steve Sisolak and legislative Democrats is...
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Guest op-ed: Remediating the chancellor

Last December, The Lincy Institute at UNLV held a forum where we presented research examining the funding of public higher education in Nevada using...
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Economic diversification vs. mininum wage hike: How about both?

"My priority is diversify the economy and provide good paying jobs," Gov. Steve Sisolak told the Current in an interview earlier this week, when...


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