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Scientific evidence too easily dismissed

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and former Nevada Sen. and Gov. Richard Bryan co-signed an op-ed earlier this month dismissing the remarkable scientific evidence in support of the Yucca Mountain Project (“ Unsafe site won’t ever be safe for nuclear waste ,” April 12 Review-Journal).

2015 Legislature making great strides for Nevada

In November, Nevadans entrusted Republicans with historic majorities in the Assembly and the state Senate, and re-elected Gov. Brian Sandoval with more than 70 percent of the vote. The Legislature has reached the deadline of first house passage, and we have accomplished much.

EDITORIAL: Guarding the guardians

Clark County commissioners were in rare form Tuesday, expressing shock — Shock! — and outrage — Outrage! — over abuses carried out by court-appointed guardians. Last week, the Review-Journal reported the miserable oversight failures of the system that’s supposed to protect the estates of thousands of elderly and mentally incapacitated residents, and in their first meeting since those reports, commissioners were eager to blame anyone but themselves.

Nevada needs Marsy’s Law

This past week was National Crime Victims Week. It was the perfect time to put partisan politics aside and come together as Nevadans, with the important goal of ensuring crime victims have a voice in justice and more importantly, the equal rights and constitutional protections they deserve.