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Guinn appeals bankruptcy judge’s ruling

Jeff Guinn, the son of former Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn, is appealing a federal bankruptcy judge’s ruling that he “fraudulently concealed information” from investors...

Trump tax act’s Opportunity Zones come knocking, but to whose benefit?

A Trump administration tax break designed to spur investment by the affluent in low-income neighborhoods may be rewarding investors for infusing their money into...
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Sisolak joins board of national education nonprofit

Gov. Steve Sisolak, along with 16 other current and former governors, has joined the board of directors for the national nonprofit Jobs for America’s...

Reid, Boehner to headline inaugural MGM/UNLV think tank event

Former Nevada Democratic Sen. Harry Reid and former Republican Speaker of the U.S House of Representatives John Boehner will headline an April 23 panel...
now that song is stuck in your head sorry

The magnificent cowardice of Nevada elected officials

There is no reason to rehash reasons Nevada should do what nearly 20 states have done: cap interest rates payday lenders can charge so...
stay home if you're sick

Amended paid sick leave bill results in more hours, more exemptions

When Sen. Pat Spearman asked attendees at the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor meeting Thursday if anyone wanted to speak in opposition to...

Light rail proposal derailed: RTC opts to support rapid bus instead

Turned off by its $1 billion price tag and inflexibility, the Regional Transportation Commission board on Thursday voted unanimously to support a rapid-transit bus...
the economy is dumb

Nevada may finally confront mislabeling of employees as contractors

Hiring people as independent contractors instead of employees is one strategy commonly used by businesses to their reduce expenses and maximize their profits.But there...
so there you go

Frierson: Raise minimum wage to $12 by 2023, not 2024

Presenting the bill to raise Nevada's minimum wage, Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson on Wednesday proposed amending the legislation to bring the wage to $12...
collective bargaining

LV Chamber digs in heels against collective bargaining, minimum wage hike

A decades-long effort to allow state employees to unionize would result in increased costs to the state of at least $1.7 billion a year...


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