The ultimate objective should be to demand a criminal conviction before prosecutors can complete any forfeiture proceedings.
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The president must establish a culture of transparency and openness that permeates down to recalcitrant bureaucrats who too often prefer to stonewall rather than to cooperate.
For the first 11 months of 2016, taxi trips in Southern Nevada fell by more than 16 percent from the same time in 2015, according to authority figures.
Public perception of the IRS might improve if the agency took the advice outlined in a new government review and shifted its focus from tax enforcement to customer service.
The Obama administration has been nothing if not prolific when it comes to expanding the administrative state on the way out the door. Under the law, Congress could go after any regulation issued since June 13.
The national survey of more than 8,000 law enforcement personnel found that more than three-quarters were now hesitant to use force even when necessary. In addition, 73 percent said they are now less likely to stop and confront people acting suspiciously.
We have taxpayers footing the bill for public-sector power brokers to arm twist the elected representatives of the taxpayers to shake down those very same taxpayers for more of their hard-earned money.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval had previously reached a deal with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on the issue in an effort to minimize the economic impact in rural areas of the state. But Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has instead been at odds with the Beltway bureaucracy.
Tthe courts should dismiss arguments that modest reforms limiting such programs represent a nefarious effort to keep interested voters from the polls. The facts don’t bear this out.
Court fines sometimes bury the poor