Host: Paul Enos, CEO, Nevada Trucking Association Guests: Tom Cargill, Professor of Economics, University of Nevada Pundits: Chris Wicker, Former State Democratic Party Vice Chair/Member DNC Eric Herzik, Political Science Professor, UNR Marsha Berkbigler, Washoe County Commissioner
"Obviously, all of us from Las Vegas who have licenses to own properties and have gaming licenses in Macau, those licenses were always time-limited. And those licenses are coming up and I think there is a concern that we have pushed the Chinese so far that this snowball of retaliation can come back to haunt all of us."
Pat Mulroy, board members of Wynn Resorts
"Japan is hugely important, not only to Caesars but the entire gaming industry. This is probably the single most important market to open in the last decade for sure, maybe the last two decades."
Jan Jones Blackhurst, executive VP government relations and corporate responsibility for Caesars Entertainment.
"Gov. Sisolak, he is not an educator. He is a fine man and he is very focused on results and I hope he gets the right people around him and doesn't recycle the mediocrity that has been here for 40 years in education."
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman
"All of the big companies that are coming into Storey County, all of these employees are being housed, schooled and hospital-ed and everything else in Washoe County, Lyon County and some in Churchill County. So we are basically carrying the brunt of the load and not getting any positive fiscal result from that, except for the fact that we get to build lots of new schools and all of the other facilities that are required to house all the people." Tom Gallagher, CEO Summitt Engineering
"Is this a problem for Laxalt? Yeah, you have traditional and big money Republicans walking over to the other side." Eric Herzik, a University of Nevada, Reno political science professor and registered Republican.
"This guy, Lance Gilman, has been doing everything he can to try to threaten the attorney general for months, whether it is sending messengers to try and intimidate the attorney general, or trying to force action from the top law enforcement officer of the state, without even a proper investigation, which now has been done. It is literally appalling what Lance Gilman has been up to this entire year and I believe it is extortionary." Robert Uithoven, Adam Laxalt's campaign consultant
"There are 75,000 metric tons of nuclear waste. At three loads a week via trains or trucks on our freeways, going through over 44 states and 300 counties, it will take 50 years to transport it. So don't tell me that within that 50 years, there is not going to be some kind of accident." Rep. Jacky Rosen