Information is currency. Lots of currency.
Like many of you, the Nevada Current was curious about what caused former UNLV President Len Jessup to up and leave. Since we couldn’t get any satisfactory answers, we filed an information request for emails and other correspondence among Nevada Chancellor Thom Reilly and state regents. The estimated price tag for the information we sought: […]
Nevada has an affordable housing crisis, but no affordable housing policy
In 1940, the median value of a single-family home in the U.S. was $2,938. Well, it was 1940. Gas was 18 cents a gallon. You could get a Ford sedan (this was back when Ford still made sedans) for less than $800. A loaf of bread was 8 cents. Adjusted for inflation, 18 cents for […]
Daily Current, June 5
Welcome to the very first ever in the history of your whole life Daily Current! You’ll likely want to record this day, for posterity. In the future, the Daily Current will look far and wide, scouring the cyberwasteland, as it were, for Nevada and Nevada-related stories to share with you and render astute color commentary […]
A note from the editor
Several weeks ago when I first publicly, if softly, announced on Twitter that a new online news site was coming to Nevada, one of the most common responses was along the lines of “good, the more news the better” – especially from longtime Nevada journalists: This is great news for Nevada. Another independent news site […]