President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed often produces chaos. With just one tweet on Friday, however, he reordered Nevada politics and increased Republican chances in two key races.
One of the best ways to celebrate Sunshine Week is by going to TransparentNevada.com and finding out how much government employees in Nevada are making. Be careful. Learning exactly how much you’re paying local bureaucrats — while politicians push for ever-higher salaries — isn’t for the faint of heart.
Nevada’s next governor needs to preserve categorical funding for education and give school districts the ability to remove ineffective principals. Universal school choice, however, gives money to well-off families that would be better spent in public schools. That’s according to Education Nevada Now policy director Sylvia Lazos.
If students playing hooky solved gun violence, mass shootings would have ended decades ago — kids, just ask your parents if they ever cut class. That’s not going to stop today’s students from trying again.
Defying abortion groups, union bosses and Rep. Nancy Pelosi isn’t a great way for a Democrat to save his political career. It’s the only choice Rep. Ruben Kihuen has left, however, and it just might work.
The government shouldn’t pick winners and losers in the economy. That includes trade policy. On Thursday, President Donald Trump imposed a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum with the ability for countries to negotiate exclusions.
Democrats want to roll back Gov. Brian Sandoval’s education reforms, the commerce tax should stay in place and Nevada’s gun-safety laws were strengthened in 2015. That’s according to Sen. Michael Roberson, R-Henderson.
Going to press events is a normal part of my job. What happened Monday — as I walked to the press event where Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak announced his education plan — isn’t.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt may be a strong conservative, but he’s positioning himself as a defender of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s moderate policies.