Another week, another attempt by the city of Henderson to deny its residents the ability to see how their government is serving them.
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The EPA, like the rest of the federal bureaucracy, exists by a double standard. But the shamelessness of the regulatory state in perpetuating that double standard never ceases to amaze us.
For political consultant Ronni Council, the moment came in the White House, when a booming voice called her name from down the hall.
Clark County has a park policing problem. And it costs taxpayers in inefficiency, damage and lost access.
Elected officials who met with the Review-Journal's editorial board in the years following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks faced a stock question: Would the Bill of Rights survive another major terrorist strike on U.S. soil?
It's time for Republicans in Congress to finally admit that it is just possible that the president actually did something right, this once.
To say Southern Nevada bicyclists and motorists have an adversarial relationship is an understatement. It's beyond disrespectful. It's beyond dangerous. It's deadly.
It looks like the workload of U.S. District Judge Robert C. Jones will be a little lighter than it was last week.
Two weeks ago, the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada filed the first lawsuit against Nevada's new Education Savings Account law, arguing that it unconstitutionally allows state funds to be funneled to parochial schools. The lawsuit also perpetuates one of ESA opponents' favorite myths: the argument that ESAs strip funding from public schools and will devastate the state education system.
Students do not have unlimited First Amendment rights at public schools. Supreme Court rulings have established this, greatly restricting the ability of students to assemble, protest, observe a religion and function as journalists.
Perhaps last week's revelation that Lerner used a second alias email account to do government business will speed things up.
Could the Review-Journal please stop with the bogeyman propaganda?
Although much of the recent media coverage of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina has reminded us of the incredible devastation caused by the storm, nothing was more important to rebuilding a stronger New Orleans than the overhaul of its corrupt and failing public schools.
After all the media fawning over the nonprofit Teach for America, there are some veterans of the program who are now telling a different story.
The latest story on Rep. Joe Heck is typical ("Heck announces opposition to Iran nuclear deal," Sept. 3 Review-Journal). When running for office, Rep. Heck runs as a conservative. When his vote means nothing, he votes conservative, such as by "repealing" Obamacare.
This holiday weekend, as the cooler weather of autumn flickers from the horizon, let's not be alarmists: Even if there are more hamburgers and fewer T-bones on those backyard grills for yet another year, neither famine nor pestilence stalks the land. Visitor volume is up, sales tax revenues are up, and there are plenty of signs that Nevadans' patience, hard work and sacrifice will yet pay off
On Labor Day, let's do more than attend a barbecue and lament the end of summer. Let's talk about and commemorate the importance of hard work year-round and how our contributions to the economy make America work. Let's recognize all of the men and women who are working for a better life, just as our forefathers did centuries ago.
It's a wonder Michael McDonald hasn't landed on the Las Vegas Strip as headliner, or at least as a magic show's opening act. No political figure in the state has dived eagerly, head-first, into so many ethical swamps and pulled off escape after Houdini-worthy escape. Scandals that have landed other local elected officials in prison, or at least driven them out of public life, have allowed the state Republican Party chairman to walk away and plot all-new ways to enrich himself. Despite the slime that covers McDonald and trails his every step, someone is always happy to shake his hand and be part of his next self-serving deal.
From Hillary Clinton's illegal email server to President Barack Obama's dangerous nuclear agreement with Iran, there has been no shortage of serious subjects to keep the Republican presidential field occupied this summer. Beyond these character and national security issues, however, voters also want to hear a positive vision for the economy.
Unless she's indicted, Hillary Clinton will win the Democratic nomination.
Jews throughout North America and the world have come out both for and against President Barack Obama's historic attempt to rein in Iran's nuclear ambitions and allow Iran to re-enter the international community. We appreciate the tremendous efforts of the president, as well as those of Secretary of State John Kerry to try to eliminate and verify the elimination of Iran's nuclear program and aspirations.
Labor Day is an appropriate time to ponder the job perks you, the taxpayer, provide for government employees but can never hope to have for yourself.