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Commentary: Sisolak inaugural in a nutshell – stay the course

"We've got to get our education system back on track," Steve Sisolak said in his inaugural address after being sworn in as Nevada's 30th...
the two on top, if I had to pick

Could a crowded field and California make the Nevada caucuses matter?

Unless you count races for mayor and city council -- and almost no one does -- there are no elections in Nevada in 2019.But...
hot or not?

Brian Sandoval: Hot or not?

Brian Sandoval won the governor's office in 2010, when Republicans were in the throes of Tea Party passion. As he leaves office, his party has...
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Why Heller should be Trump’s Interior Secretary

Later this week Donald Trump could name Dean Heller to replace ethically challenged Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior, and Heller might be...
robots eating all the jobs

Don’t let automation tomorrow distract from pay today

As you may have heard, horrifying studies say Las Vegas is one of the most likely places in the solar system for automation to...
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Little Tariff Man

Hey, this thing ain't got no bill of rights! argued those who were opposed to the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Or words to...
Bush the Elder and Quayle too

The GOP path from “a kinder, gentler nation” to “very fine people, on both...

Imagine, if you will, Donald Trump and the charlatans, third-raters and crooks in his cabinet providing world leadership as the Soviet Union disintegrated, or...
those four guys built everything so far

Nevada income growth is miserable and a stadium won’t fix that

Nevada's median household income rose from $25,776 in 1984 to $56,550 in 2017, a 119 percent increase.That's the smallest increase of any state in...
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Mini-commentary: A woman-majority Legislature and nice things too?

Democratic Assemblyman Chris Brooks, aka Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak transition leader Michelle White's spouse, wants the Clark County Commission to appoint him to Commissioner-elect Tick...
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State gives tax breaks to Google, all stimulus-response like

If Google hires 50 people in Henderson by the end of 2023, great. If Google spends $600 million on its Henderson server farm or...

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