In Nevada we have what’s known as a part-time citizen Legislature. Our state’s elected officials only meet for 120 days in odd-numbered years and those that serve often have other jobs in Nevada. Only three other states have a similar schedule and … [Read more...] about COVID-19’s Latest Victim: Legislative Freedom
Since Nevada’s legislature chose to take no action on the Free Margin Tax initiative by the March 15th deadline, this important state issue has been automatically passed on to the 2014 ballot. This means Nevada voters will decide whether or not we … [Read more...] about Killing Jobs to Pay for Education: Nevada’s Free Margin Tax Initiative… Won’t be Free
You may recall, during Nevada’s Legislative Session last year, two bills were passed that extended taxes that were scheduled to sunset. What makes these two bills unique is that they both were unlawfully passed. The Nevada Constitution requires a … [Read more...] about A Win for Taxpayers: District Court Upholds Nevada Constitution
“Whereas, Section 9 of Article V of the Constitution of the State of Nevada provides that, ‘[T]he Governor may, on extraordinary occasions, convene the Legislature by Proclamation and shall state to both houses, when organized, the business for which … [Read more...] about Nothing Special to See Here: Nevada’s Special Legislative Session
Two bills were passed in the final days of the legislative session which change the way the public can access information we are entitled to as taxpayers. They are Senate Bills (SB) 224 and 287. Ostensibly, both bills were intended to grant easier … [Read more...] about The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: One Amendment Provides Access, While the Other Adds Restrictions
Still underway in Carson City, the 80th Legislative Session has been a doozy so far. With approximately 1,000 bills proposed between the Assembly and Senate there is much to be done before the session adjourns in early June. One thing Nevada … [Read more...] about How to Run Your Business: A Guide for Employers, Provided by the Government
Having begun on February 4th of this year, the 80th session of the Nevada Legislature is off and running and the liberal House and Senate are already flexing their muscles. The new majority is looking to change the business friendly nature of Nevada … [Read more...] about Democrats Flex: Legislature Endangers Nevada’s Future
No one seems to take a stand on political and social issues anymore. They don’t want to make waves or offend anybody. Maybe they’re afraid of being bullied, or in the case of politicians, they’re afraid that speaking out on an issue may alienate some … [Read more...] about Where’s Our Backbone? Speak Up Nevada!