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Turns out firing people is good for shareholders

MGM Resorts released its quarterly financial report last week, and a preponderance of professional expert-texpert market watchers agree: firing people makes shareholders happy.MGM hoped...
bad optics! bad optics!

“And then they lied to cover it up?” “Generally, that’s true.”

If you read the special counsel's report (and being Current readers you're likely the sort who did), the exchange between Robert Mueller and House...
He always leant himself to good cheesy art

Do Nevada Democrats secretly love this guy?

Your governor, you may remember, kicked off his first term with a stirring state of the state address in which he said ... well,...
no you're the racist

All the times Donald Trump has never been a racist

In the 1970s when African Americans who applied to rent apartments owned by Donald Trump were told there were no vacancies, even though there...
Better late than later

A real “New Nevada” would fix its daffy mining tax

Nevada mines produced $7.8 billion worth of minerals in 2018.Mining taxes were paid on less than a third of that amount.And after taking advantage...
now, clearly

What every Nevadan should know about Wynn’s new Boston casino

If Nevada doubled the gambling, er, gaming tax, the rate would still be about half what casino corporations pay in Massachusetts.Wynn Resorts opened...
Not really an alien.

Enough already with the space aliens

Harry Reid is a UFO bug.He even got your federal government to spend 22 million American dollars preparing a report chronicling strange things in...
Nevada Capitol

Limits on Nevada’s Legislature keep it from serving the state

In the last 30 years, Nevada has evolved from a sparsely and homogenously populated rural outpost to one of the most urban and diverse...
no beto no

Thanks for visiting Nevada, Beto. Now don’t come back.

Remember that viral video from last year when Texas U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke was asked about NFL players taking a knee and he...
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Workers should be empowered to bargain and Democrats know it

A bill to allow collective bargaining for state employees should pass in Nevada.Support for collective bargaining has been a staple Democratic position for...

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