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Hold on, Mr. Chairman!

First of all, congratulations to my old boss, Bruce Spotleson, who took over as chairman of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce last week.

Immigration reform: Transparent legislation needed

A great deal of misinformation has circulated recently about my position on immigration reform, despite explaining my position at length for months in interviews, video messages, telephone town halls and public meetings, not to mention thousands of direct constituent responses. So let’s clear the air (again) about what I support and what I am doing to address this critical issue.

Environmental radicals control federal agencies

The Las Vegas Review Journal’s Dec. 1 front-page article, “Hatching a survival plan,” was presented as a potential environmental triumph by writer Henry Brean. Nothing could be further from the truth. It is just the continuation of a wrong-headed, maybe-we’ll-get-lucky program that started in 1967.

Killing wildlife isn’t conservation

Balance is crucial for top-performing athletes, professional dancers, human health and equitable public policy. However, when it comes to the well-being of Nevada’s wildlife, which legally belongs to all state residents, no such balance exists.

EDITORIAL: GOP convention

There is only one argument against staging the 2016 Republican National Convention in Las Vegas: inconvenience.

EDITORIAL: The law applies to thee, but not to me

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid promised Americans that if they liked their existing health insurance, they could keep it. It’s a promise the Nevada Democrat intends to honor — for some of his staff.

EDITORIAL: Doubling minimum wage a reckless idea

Another fast-food strike came and went Thursday, led by groups such as the Service Employees International Union, Fast Food Forward and Fight For 15, all for the goal of more than doubling the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to a whopping $15 an hour.