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Congress can't allow Internet service to be taxed

Nevada schoolchildren are preparing to head back to the classroom. Meanwhile, members of Congress are counting the days until they must head back to Washington. When students start cracking open laptops, lawmakers will be taking a crack at critical legislation affecting taxpayers.

EDITORIAL: Get mandates, subsidies out of solar energy business

The feud between NV Energy and the rooftop solar industry is flaring up again. The power provider has proposed a new rate structure that lowers the net metering credit for future rooftop solar customers, who use what they need and sell their surplus power to the utility. Solar proponents have said the proposal will irreparably harm the industry.

EDITORIAL: Excellent drivers

Move over, Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant. The Major League Baseball stars from Southern Nevada have been bumped from the national sports headlines by another pair of valley products: Kyle Busch and Inbee Park.

EDITORIAL: Clinton must reveal stance on Keystone pipeline

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.

EDITORIAL: Needless dispensary delays

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.