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In politics, some decisions are difficult, even wrenching.
So far, the debate in the Nevada Legislature has been about whether to raise the hourly minimum wage and, if so, by how much, to $12 or $15.
Competing documents outlining Nevada legislative agendas show the two parties’ different approaches to the 2017 Legislature.
My God, it’s happened again!
Memory fades with age. We remember good times more than the bad.
To be sure, 2018 is a ways off.
If the first legislative skirmish over Education Savings Accounts is any indication, compromise on the controversial reform is a long way off.
Early in the 2015 session, a veteran Democratic lawmaker standing in line at the Caucus Deli in the legislative building confessed to me, “It sucks to be in the minority.”
It’s beyond ironic that clergymen are so terribly eager to erase a provision of the tax law that could end up hurting their churches.
Of all the phrases associated with modern politics, none may be as bitter as “elections have consequences.”
That didn’t take very long.
It might be hard to conceive of yet another debate over taxes in the Nevada Legislature.
After only 21 years, voter-approved term limits have finally succeeded in dislodging the maximum leader of the Hermit Kingdom of Henderson.
Of all the opportunities for President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats to work in cooperation, infrastructure is the most promising.
If there was anybody still wondering if a new Donald Trump would appear on the west front of the Capitol on Friday, the new president showed them quickly it was not to be.
As ever, State of the Fill-In-The-Blank speeches are more notable for the omissions than for the text.
Talk about your political one-upsmanship.
Nevada’s next election is a long way off on the calendar, but nearing quickly for politicians planning to run for governor.
With a new Republican Congress sworn in — and a new president on the way — the thorny issue of government funding for Planned Parenthood is about to hit the top of the legislative agenda.
The view from the top of windswept Blue Diamond Hill is breathtaking — from there, you can see almost the entire Las Vegas Valley and the majestic Red Rock Canyon.
To call 2015’s Assembly Bill 394 controversial would be a gross understatement.
Not long after Donald Trump won the presidency, an online poster said he’d treat the new chief executive with the same deference and respect that greeted President Obama after his election.
In the end, it all came down to money.
Nevada’s newest U.S. senator knows in her head that passing comprehensive immigration reform is a long shot, especially in the dawning Donald Trump era. But that doesn’t mean she’s going to stop fighting.
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