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EDITORIAL: Rooftop solar must pay its way

Last week, the Public Utilities Commission completed three days of hearings on net metering, which provides electricity customers who have rooftop panels with credits for excess solar power they don't use. Within a couple of weeks, the PUC will decide how much those credits will be worth going forward.

Nevada good for business

The creation of the gross receipts-based "commerce tax" by the Nevada Legislature and Gov. Brian Sandoval ended up costing the state almost nothing in terms of the competitiveness of its business climate.

EDITORIAL: Nevada fails integrity survey, but could ace it with more reform

Nevada has finished near the bottom of yet another state survey. But unlike the state's biggest policy challenges — lifting K-12 achievement, decreasing suicides and improving mental health care among them — Nevada could immediately jump to the top of this particular list at no cost to the public. All it would take is Nevada lawmakers' full embrace of integrity and transparency.

EDITORIAL: Six reasons why president was wrong to reject Keystone

This month, after stalling for a ridiculous seven years, President Barack Obama officially rejected the construction of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. The announcement was anticlimactic and hyper-political. The president repeatedly has downplayed Keystone's economic benefits and sided with environmentalist donors who claim the "dirty" and "unsustainable" pipeline would be too risky for the environment.