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EDITORIAL: Commission should reject More Cops tax

On Tuesday, the Clark County Commission will consider two sales tax increase proposals to boost police funding. One would boost the rate 0.15 percentage points, from 8.1 percent to 8.25 percent, and the other would increase the rate 0.075 cents.

Column: For Berkley, what might have been

Former Rep. Shelley Berkley says she takes full responsibility for losing her U.S. Senate race to Dean Heller in 2012.

Letters: Cruz plays loose with Dr. Seuss

Sen. Ted Cruz’s filibuster was more like a fili-bluster, especially with his comparison of the Affordable Care Act with the Dr. Seuss story, “Green Eggs and Ham.” Sen. Cruz was trying to make the point that Americans do not like green eggs and ham, and they do not like Obamacare, either.

Millennials should opt out of exchanges

In preparation for the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration is taking its message to UNLV and other college campuses to sign up as many students as possible. They’ve even brought on board Lady Gaga, Jennifer Hudson, Amy Poehler and other celebrities to help convince Millennials that the exchanges are cool.

EDITORIAL: Problem-plagued exchange rollout bolsters case against Obamacare

If you’re looking for good news, don’t read about this week’s rollout of Obamacare coverage. The insurance exchanges that are central to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act go online Tuesday, and with each passing hour, more and more problems are revealed.

EDITORIAL: Judge should toss BLM’s media restrictions

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management wants to limit media and public access to wild horse roundups around the West, but not because the agency is seeking greater efficiency and safety, as it claims.

EDITORIAL: City Council rolls dispensaries, smokes citizens

The Las Vegas City Council wants more spending money. Last week, the council cut off a group of people eager to pour new cash into city coffers and instead directed staff to shake down strapped constituents for more of their hard-earned dough.

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