The pressure was intense on House Republicans from heavily Democratic states to oppose the reform package because it caps deductions for state and local taxes.
Nevada’s state and local officials display remarkable consistency when faced with a choice of coddling government employees or defending the taxpayer.
It’s an affront to speech and association rights.
As we’ve seen through the almost daily news reports, shining a light on the issue of improper sexual conduct has proven an potent disinfectant and agent of change.
Minnesota has made it illegal for voters to wear “a political badge, political button or other political insignia” at a polling place on election day.
Tax law that results from lobbyist arm-twisting, special pleadings and cronyism is neither fair nor efficient and breeds rancor and resentment.
No doubt running the fifth-largest school district in the country is a daunting task. Clark County’s public school’s have underperformed for decades and there is increasing pressure to show results, as there should be.
Too often, the negative tends to obscure the fact that a great many local teachers are doing yeoman’s work to instill their students with the skills, reason and aptitude necessary to succeed.
The well-to-do members of a group called Responsible Wealth have a message for the Republican Congress: Please raise our taxes!
The measure currenlty falls far short of ensuring intelligence gathering doesn’t snare data of innocent citizens.