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kinder gentler

Assembly Republicans document their existence

"Under Republican leadership, Nevada's rate of insured citizens has dramatically increased," boast Nevada Assembly Republicans in a document released Thursday outlining their 2019 priorities.Well,...
fun company

How Barrick’s bid for Newmont puts Nevada at risk

If Barrick's hostile takeover bid of Newmont succeeds, more than 75 percent of Nevada's $7.4 billion gold mining industry will be controlled by one...
solar bees

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...
aoc

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...
feel the bern

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....
why capital should be in Vegas

Trying not to be reckless on taxes, Democrats are being reckless on taxes

"...as they say," Gov. Steve Sisolak said in his State of the State address last month, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it. That's...
why capital should be in Vegas

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...

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