Construction workers needed for Las Vegas' $15 billion building boon, Boyd Gaming executive says
News - June 19, 2017

"We are going to wish we have those 100,000-plus construction workers back because I think there is going to be a real boon for the needs of all kinds of construction trades to get all these projects off the ground in the next 36 to 48 months." Bill Noonan, Boyd Gaming

Las Vegas Mayor touts Cashman as her field of dreams, says its an ideal place for Raiders stadium
News - June 15, 2017

"We were hopeful they (Raiders) would would locate at Cashman because the infrastructure is already there, the access points. We've got garage space, we'll have 40,000 (parking spaces). Once Project Neon is finished, we'll have seven access points coming off the 95 and the I-15. Plus, light rail is going to be coming from the airport, past UNLV, straight to downtown and Cashman."

Washoe commissioner: Reno mayor pushed late amendment at Legislature so former city council members could run for mayor
Commentary - June 6, 2017

"Look, there is no question, Jessica Sferrazza would like to run. But she is doing financially very, very well where she is at. So why would she give up her good business, a very powerful business, to run to be the city mayor? But I think there are some other people who were thinking about that." Washoe Commissioner Marsha Berkbigler

Washoe commissioner critical of sheriff, wants monthly reports from him after RGJ's jailhouse investigation
News - June 5, 2017

"Frankly, he's not very good at working with the commission," Berkbigler said of Chuck Allen. "Neither was his predecessor (Mike Haley)."

Rep. Amodei says he will run for re-election to Congress, shuns idea of running statewide
News - May 30, 2017

"Everything we are doing is in anticipation of being a candidate to continue to represent CD2 in the 2018 election," Amodei says

You've been hacked and you probably don't even know it, cyber-security expert Ira Victor says
News - May 29, 2017

"The cyber criminals are breaking into networks with such frequency and such ease that they don't always exploit that network right away," Ira Victor says. So it is time to protect the most valuable information -- "the crown jewels."

We're not leaving Carson City without funding Education Savings Accounts, Sen. Hammond says
News - May 25, 2017

Hammond said Gov. Sandoval assured him that he'll veto any budget that does not include Educational Savings Accounts, the Republican hill-to-die-for in the 2017 Legislature

O.J. Simpson stands good chance for gaining parole, Clark County chief deputy public defender says
News - May 23, 2017

Hall-of-fame football star is up for parole this year at Lovelock prison for his role in 2007 robbery at the Palace Station in Las Vegas. O.J. could be out by October if he is granted parole.

'Sunny' Sandoval will 'go to the mattresses' over Education Savings Accounts, Nevada treasurer says
Commentary - May 22, 2017

"Based on my conversation with him, which admittedly was a very short one, I think he will go to the mattresses on this," Schwartz said of Sandoval.

'The system' overcomes Nevada's richest man's use of attorney general as his errand boy, Democratic senator says
Commentary - May 19, 2017

Gov. Sandoval's past experience -- as the Nevada attorney general, U.S. District Court judge and chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission -- gave him a multi-dimensional view of the issue. He saw all angles and made the smart play.

Laxalt's effort to help casino billionaire will be gubernatorial campaign issue in 2018, Nevada treasurer says
News - May 17, 2017

Treasurer Schwartz says Nevada AG 'sold himself cheap' for going 'to the darkside' on behalf of Adelson; considers GOP gubernatorial run against Laxalt

Commentray: Change in DUI marijuana testing is improvement, yet poses concerns
Commentary - May 12, 2017

Blood tests appear better than urine tests for DUI marijuana testing. Still, blood tests may not be that accurate, either, according to key study

Commentary: Female lobbyists 'can't afford to raise the issue' of sexual harassment at Legislature
Commentary - May 12, 2017

Women's issues are being taken more seriously at Legislature, Cafferata says. 'Enough is enough,' Sen. Gansert says. Independent investigator looking into sexual harassment charges against Sen. Manendo.

Wiil insurance cover medical marijuana in the future? Nevada Democrats hope so
Commentary - May 12, 2017

Bill at Nevada Legislature would help those who use pot to combat PTSD, seizures, pain and other serious health issues

Bill to require blood tests for Nevada marijuana DUI testing heads to finish line at Legislature
News - May 10, 2017

Assemblyman Steven Yeager's bill will mandate blood tests for marijuana DUI convictions although studies vary on its accuracy

Nevada businesses will get tax cut because of budget surplus, Assembly Minority Floor Leader says
News - May 4, 2017

Modified Business Tax (payroll tax) will come down because of Economic Forum projections, Paul Anderson, R-Las Vegas, tells Midtown Reno crowd

Rep. Jacky Rosen and the Nevada delegation score Yucca Mountain victory in omnibus spending bill
News - May 1, 2017

No funding for Yucca Mountain is in spending bill that will fund federal government through September

'Eminent domain' is sticky, time consuming issue when it comes to building Trump's wall, noted Reno lawyer says
Commentary - April 28, 2017

Michael Chapman points to recent history, says seizure of private property could delay Wall's construction

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