If a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, would a tax by another name be as odious?
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As far back as 2006, we all knew the year of real reform would be 2015.
If President Obama was humbled by the Republican sweep of 2014, he didn’t show it during Tuesday’s State of the Union speech.
For decades, Nevada Democrats have wanted to tax business revenue to better fund public schools. And, coincidentally, Nevada has a governor who wants to tax business revenue to better fund public schools.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a former boxer, is one tough old bird.
The murderous, terrorist attack Wednesday on the offices of French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo, which claimed 12 lives, is but the latest example of certain extremist fundamentalist Muslims carrying out what they believe is a command of their religion to execute those who insult the Prophet Muhammad.
A new Gallup poll finds more people identifying themselves as political independents than ever before.
It looks like the moderate speaker survived a potential revolt from the conservative wing of the Republican caucus and will keep the gavel for the coming session.
Former John Ensign aide Doug Hampton was wronged by the ex-U.S. senator, to be sure, but he’s not entirely blameless himself.
A look back at some of the top stories that made 2014 such a crazy year.
As we look back at 2014, here’s the year’s most quotable quotes.
It’s been quite a year.
In the end, making a political issue personal might have done in Assemblywoman Michele Fiore.
The Nevada Supreme Court declined to rule on an appeal about whether a state employee could serve as an elected state official, or whether such service would violate the state’s constitution.
I was somewhat surprised last week when she accused Assembly Speaker-designate John Hambrick of waging a “war on women” after Hambrick removed her from her position as incoming chairwoman of the Assembly Taxation Committee for the 2015 Legislature.
This week, Nevada saw its own engineering marvel: A tunnel clawed into the earth, underneath Lake Mead, to a precise point at the bottom of the lake.
Things are pretty volatile in the Chaos Caucus.
Attorney General-elect Adam Laxalt has hired a new lawyer to defend Nevada against ‘ an unprecedented encroachment on our laws and our Constitution,’ but is having trouble identifying precisely what those are.
Meet Jay S. Bybee, currently a judge of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Back in 2001, Bybee was an appointee of the George W. Bush administration to an obscure but critical job heading up the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel.
An independent study of Nevada’s tax system commissioned by the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce just happens to have endorsed a tax the Chamber has supported in the past.
Gov. Brian Sandoval, chairman of the Western Governors Association, heard a lot of good news this weekend at the association’s winter meeting in Las Vegas.
It’s really too bad for the Clark County Commission that they simply couldn’t pass an ordinance that says, “All Dotty’s must close immediately!”
After stumbling badly out of the gate by installing Sparks Republican Ira Hansen as speaker, and then watching as Hansen was forced to step down after some of his more unfortunate writings came to light, Assembly Republicans regrouped this week.
Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, who was appointed majority leader-designate by the Assembly Republican caucus Tuesday evening, says she’ll pursue some of the same conservative priorities in 2015 that she tried to enact in 2013, when Republicans were in the minority.
There was some bad news reported Tuesday: The “Ralston Reports” TV show is coming to an end. Even though the show was tough competition for the rest of us covering political news, I still hate to see it go. And so should you.
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