Of course Republicans pulled their health-care bill.
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Outlawing every petty nuisance of life certainly isn’t the job of the Nevada Legislature. If it were, there would be scores of people on death row for answering their cell phones during a movie.
Sometimes, my colleagues in journalism can be a bitchy lot.
Maybe, if enough people say Yucca Mountain is dead, it will go away.
If you thought the Clark County Commission’s vote last month to approve a plan to build more than 5,000 homes near Red Rock was the end of things, you haven’t been paying attention.
Don’t do it, Democrats!
You might think the issue of gay marriage is settled in Nevada, and the United States.
Back in 2013, Gov. Brian Sandoval said saving money was key to his decision to expand Medicaid. Residents would become eligible for Medicaid anyway, the governor reasoned, but expanding the program would allow the state to recoup most of the costs.
Call me paranoid, but when the Nevada Department of Transportation (motto: “Slow and Steady Wins the Race!”) starts talking about reducing congestion, I get suspicious.
There’s good news out of California for people who like to trust, but verify, that their government is doing the right thing. And maybe someday, that good news will extend to Nevada.
Nevada took the first step toward ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment on Wednesday.
State Treasurer Dan Schwartz once confessed to being a “bad boy” because he’d disobeyed legislative directives.
Don’t quit, Sen. Gansert! Your state needs you!
How the ‘public’ Las Vegas Monorail is taking taxpayers for a very expensive ride
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.
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