When Hillary Clinton launched her 2016 presidential campaign this spring, she boldly proclaimed on social media that she, unlike the GOP, was "looking forward to a real discussion" about the issues facing Americans. As we saw last week, however, her desire to have "a real discussion" about the issues does not apply to the Keystone XL pipeline.
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The Fremont Street Experience can turn into quite a freak show. And not in a good way.
Nevada's Education Savings Accounts are moving forward quickly, and if interested parents fail to react accordingly, they might lose the chance to take advantage of the program.
Clark County government decided more than a year ago that it wanted medical marijuana dispensaries to operate in unincorporated areas. We know this because county commissioners last year passed an ordinance allowing the dispensaries, then spent weeks meeting with lobbyists and juiced insiders before awarding coveted licenses.
Competition is ruthless and relentless in driving advancement and efficiency. As a result, Southern Nevada transit is about to change for the better.
Some of the victims of Dipak Desai's massive health care fraud have been victimized again, courtesy of the U.S. attorney's office.
Boston bailed out of its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics on Monday, ending a seven-month courtship that was more costly, dysfunctional and embarrassing than the reality TV series "The Bachelorette." Taxpayers across New England breathed sighs of relief.
There will be a lot of handwringing and fear-mongering surrounding Friday's expiration of the federal government's major transportation funding.
There's a powerful reason to fully privatize the health care delivered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, a reason with far more urgency than the incompetence, inefficiency and absence of accountability that continue to plague the federal agency.
There's an old saying that people are best judged by what they do when they believe no one's watching them. That certainly holds true in Henderson, where Mayor Andy Hafen is more than happy to let taxpayers serve his family instead of vice versa.
Remember the great era of Prohibition in the United States, from 1920 through 1933? That worked out really well, didn't it? It didn't create a black market, right? It didn't cause government to lose valuable tax revenue, particularly during the Great Depression, right?
Would you feed your kids a snack that includes ethyl ethanoate, 3-methylbutyraldehyde, butylated hydroxytoluene and linoleic acid?
He said that the war on drugs has been a failure, and that far too many nonviolent offenders are incarcerated. And we totally agree. The trouble is, Gov. Christie's logic ends there.
Facts are still coming in regarding the recent deadly shooting in Chattanooga, Tenn., but what we do know about the incident is equal parts tragic and frustrating.
In this day and age, there is no shortage of issues on which everybody is forced to take sides. So it's quite refreshing when a positive story comes along that all Nevadans can get behind. Better yet, when four positive stories come along.
If you underperform at your private-sector job, there’s a good chance you’ll be fired. If you underperform as a federal employee, there’s a great chance you won’t be.
While Americans enjoy a level of independence that is arguably among the highest in the world, there is also no doubt that many of our freedoms are constantly under attack from every level of government. And no freedom has faced more scrutiny lately than the rights granted by the Second Amendment.
If you pay attention to the Internet, social media, cable TV and our 24/7 news cycle, you'd think that child abduction has reached epidemic proportions in this country. There is no evidence to support such irrational fear, however, and one Republican senator has introduced some common-sense legislation in response.
If there were any doubts that the Clark County adult guardianship system needs a major overhaul, they were cast aside last week in the first meeting of a 26-member panel commissioned by the Nevada Supreme Court.
Within two months of the Las Vegas Fire Department enacting a policy to take on more ambulance transports, there was proof that it was a bad idea to crowd out private-sector ambulance company American Medical Response.
Can things get even worse at the Department of Veterans Affairs? Of course they can. This is the federal government, after all.
Democrats are quite fond of telling Republicans that Obamacare is the law, that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld it yet again, and that it is working. The subtext: The Affordable Care Act isn‘t an issue anymore, so stop talking about it.
Whatever good vibrations existed between the Clark County School District and state leaders have been wiped out in the aftermath of a legislative session that was supposed to be celebrated.
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