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"The tax is one thing. How do we determine impairment? "
- Paul Enos, CEO, Nevada Trucking Association says that in regard to testing for marijuana use it’s easier for businesses to get a urine sample than it is to get a nurse or doctor to draw blood for a test.Thursday, March 23, 2017.
"The worst thing that’s ever happened to American education is really very simple, lawyers and parents. "
- Howard Rosenberg, Former Washoe County School Board Member says that lawyers are after a buck and parents who don’t take care of their children and expect the schools to do so are another major issue for education.Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
"Actually, there is more than one mega transaction underway. "
- Lance Gilman, Partner-Broker, Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center confirming that in addition to the 1500 acre development that’s being negotiated currently at TRIC, there is a second one for 700 acres that will likely be coming down later this year.Tuesday, March 21, 2017.
"We just aren’t doing what we need to do particularly at this level. "
- State Senator Julia Ratti, District 13 speaking about the need for mental health services, especially on a local level. She cites the case of a local man with mental illness who lost both feet because he was left outside in the cold.Monday, March 20, 2017.
"There’s no daylight between the two of us in terms of what we need to do. "
- State Senator Pat Spearman, District 1 says that she and Assemblyman Chris Brooks are determined to make Nevada the energy leader in the world. She says we have more sunshine here than they have “heat in hell” and we need to be doing some things with it.Thursday, March 16, 2017.
"It’s going to pass hands down. What the Governor does, I’m not sure. "
- State Senator Tick Segerblom, District 3 says that there is bi-partisan support for the right to assisted suicide this legislative session. Senator Parks(D) and Senator Kieckhefer are co-sponsors. Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
"I believe it’s the right way to go. "
- Ruben Murillo, President, Nevada State Education Association supports Senator Cancela’s bill to make Nevada a sanctuary state. He says it should be up to the cities and the counties not the Federal Government to decide. He knows that not everyone agrees with him.Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
"It would take some kind of catastrophe, which is not out of the question. "
- Seth Richardson, Reporter, RGJ on the chances for the Democrats to take back both Houses of Congress in 2018. Monday, March 13, 2017.
"It would be tested through a blood test."
- Assemblyman Steve Yeager, District 9 who is working on a bill to give law enforcement and others, an accurate tool to detect actual impairment from ingesting marijuana, rather than the current system that yields results that could be up to a month old.Thursday, March 02, 2017.
"It concerns me from a financial control perspective. "
- James Smack, Former Nevada Republican National Committeeman who says the prospect of an appointed auditor, an appointed treasurer and an appointed controller, could spell trouble in the future if Nevada had an unethical governor.Wednesday, March 01, 2017.
"That’s not healthy. "
- Robert Uithoven, Principal, J 3 Strategies made the point that the attacks on the media from the White House might appear to be setting up a situation where the media has been attacked so much, in preparation for a bad Donald Trump story, that they (the media) might not be taken seriously.Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
"The technology always outpaces our policy considerations. "
- Assemblyman Chris Brooks, District 10 who says that getting 80% of our electricity in Nevada from renewables is not only doable but likely to be cost effective too, considering past as prologue. Monday, February 27, 2017.
"That’s hitting actual people that vote and it’s not like just saying we could just pass it off to business."
- Jesse Wadhams, Of Counsel, Fennemore Craig who says, at this stage of the game, it’s not likely Republicans will support property tax reform. IE lifting the cap. Thursday, February 23, 2017.
"I think 80% by 2040 is realistic. "
- Dylan Sullivan, Sr. Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council who says the renewable energy portfolio standard of 50% by 2030 is what he’s concentrating for now. That would put Nevada in line with California.Wednesday, February 22, 2017.
"Incrementally I think we’ll want to look at the $12 first. "
- Ernie Adler, Former State Senator, is taking a cautious route with the possible increase in the minimum wage, in Nevada. The Reno Sparks Chamber is adamantly opposed to the increase. Tuesday, February 21, 2017.
"It looks woefully inadequate to give 21 million to 4 (Community College) campuses. "
- Ray Hagar, Reporter Nevada Newsmakers looking at what it’s going to take to adequately staff up for all the new high tech businesses that are continuing to flood the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center. And a new major business is getting ready to announce in the next couple of months.Monday, February 20, 2017.
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