ROAD TO CHAOS: The economic slowdown has reduced revenue from gasoline and sales taxes, leaving less money for road expansion and maintenance in Nevada. The Nevada Department of Transportation expects a $100 million reduction in its 2010-11 capital improvement program, from $350 million to $300 million.
EXECUTIVE SNAPSHOT: Bailey Kennedy shareholder Dennis Kennedy describes the joy of intellectual combat in court and explains why he prefers working for a smaller firm.
THIS WEEK’S BUSINESS PRESS POLL QUESTION
Log onto the Las Vegas Business Press Web site and let us hear your opinion on this week’s question.
The recession isn’t just causing problems for businesses and individuals. The U.S. Postal Service is also projecting major losses this fiscal year because of plummeting mail volume as more people and businesses reduce expenses and continue shifting to competitors and electronic communications. In addition to cutting jobs and workers’ hours, the Postal Service is seeking congressional permission to eliminate Saturday mail deliveries and studying the idea of shuttering some of its 3,200 post offices around the country.
Would eliminating Saturday deliveries and possibly closing the post office near you create major hardships for your business?
answer at www.lvbusinesspress.com/poll