Nevada Clips 8/4-5/2011

2012 ELECTION

  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Carson judge’s relationship with Amodei casts cloud over his decision that paved way for Republican to be frontrunner-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Judge Russell: Mining claim with Amodei not a conflict of interest in ruling-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Amodei produces letter showing he tried to pay Storey County taxes in advance but was denied-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—Nevada News Bureau- Ethics Questions Arise In Judge Russell’s Special Election Ruling-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—LV Sun- Speaking of candor, candidates and conflicts-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RGJ- President of National Judicial College critical of Judge Russell-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—AP- Registered Republicans outnumber Democrats in Congressional District 2 race-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—AP- Firm dissolves after giving pro-Romney PAC $1M-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RGJ- Judge Russell: Mining claim with Amodei not a conflict of interest in ruling-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Daily Sparks Tribune- SOS releases voter totals through July-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Nevada News Bureau- Republicans Have 30,000 Voter Registration Edge In CD2 As Special Election Nears-LINK

REDISTRICTING

  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Hearing set on legality of creating Hispanic congressional district-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Court appoints special masters to handle redistricting-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—AP- Panel appointed to oversee Nevada redistricting-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—Nevada Appeal-Russell names three masters to handle redistricting-LINK

CONGRESS

  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Obama pressures Congress to resolve FAA impasse-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Heller reintroduces anti-smuggling bill-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Senate, House in dogfight over airport funding-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Compromise deal to end FAA shutdown-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—AP- Reid says compromise reached over FAA funding-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RGJ- Work at Reno Airport continues after FAA standoff ends-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Reno N&R- 2006: Obama on the debt ceiling-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Reno N&R- Obama drops Reid appointee-LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Changes on the Strip have led to trouble-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- The poor in America-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- ‘It’s just math’-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Congressional politics trump progress-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Debt-ceiling talks uglier than they should have been-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- U.S. middle class facing a perfect corporate storm-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Summer brings out the worst in new trash plan-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- A ‘deeply flawed project,’ Yucca Mountain isn’t the answer for nuke waste-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Banks should be made to pay for derelict homes-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Editorial: Failure to act on FAA bill costs government millions-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Dow Jones Average gives Dems an edge-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Time for silent majority to throw the bums out-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Don’t look to tea party for solutions, leaders-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Voters will have their say at the next election-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Liberal judges causing disarray in the nation-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Jon Obester: Maybe we should wipe the slate clean-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—Nevada Appeal-Nevadans need to put their foot down-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—Nevada Appeal-Commentary by Tyrus W. Cobb: Job creation disappears along with the middle class-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—Lahontan Valley News- Governor was against letting courts decide before he was for it-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—Lahontan Valley News- Republicans and fiscal responsibility-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Lowering our standard of living, quality of life-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Preserve panel’s term limits-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Arena vote-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Disclosure never hurts, but secrets can-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—LV Sun- Government spending, not cuts, needed-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—LV Sun- Why a ‘can-do’ attitude is what America requires-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—LV Sun- Republicans have slight interest in the little guy-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—LV Sun- Republicans’ political posturing over nation’s debt only hurts the nation-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—LV Sun- A tax on imported goods might bring some jobs home-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RGJ- Editorial: Failure to act on FAA bill costs government millions-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RGJ- Editorial: Market drop is a warning to nation’s political leaders-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Lahontan Valley News- Severe cuts impact Fallon’s WNC campus-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Ely Times- Our Opinion: Congress needs to know that Ely’s airport is not collateral damage-LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Ameristar quarterly net loss increases-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Plaza Hotel steakhouse to carry Oscar Goodman name-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Cantor Gaming files suit against Brandywine Bookmaking executive-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Porsche, Ford find Beltway homes-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Pinnacle narrows quarterly net loss-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- County commissioners approve Strip entertainment project-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Exodus of online poker players under way-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Increase in Las Vegas auto thefts blamed on recession, smarter criminals-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Recession’s effect on one Henderson intersection-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Caesars set to break ground on $500 million Strip project-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—AP- Dow snaps eight-day streak of closing losses-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Booze and beef: Oscar Goodman to open speak-easy in downtown’s Plaza-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Fact Checker: Harry Reid claims 8 million jobs were lost during Bush administration-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- EDAWN report shows increases in regional relocations in 2010-11-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—AP- U.S. economy: Services firms expand at slowest pace in 17 months-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—AP- USDA announces recall of 36M lbs of ground turkey-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- LVCVA proposes to pay $60,000 to Goodman-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Bankruptcy court approves plan for Las Vegas Hooters casino-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Local memorial service slated for Lanni-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- ‘Big Jim’ still making history-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Steering clear of ER now at hand-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Wheel plans spinning-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Bank of North Las Vegas takes old name with new offices, focus-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Gaming stocks plummet with the rest-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—LV Sun- Las Vegas bank gets $14 million cash infusion from owners-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—AP- Dow average plunges 512, worst drop since 2008-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—AP- U.S. unemployment rate dips, economy adds 117,000 jobs-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RGJ- EDAWN: More businesses relocate, expand in Reno-Tahoe than in 2010-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—AP- Unemployment aid applications in the United States tick down to 400,000-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—AP- Wall Street plunge could worsen economy’s troubles-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Reno N&R- Crying wolf-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Nevada News Bureau- Nevada Rates Poorly Among States In Latest Entrepreneurship Index-LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Misguided voter’s ballot leads to North Las Vegas victor’s wife-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- County ends sick leave probe-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- State panel seeks answers about North Las Vegas finances-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- New head of Nevada nuclear agency appointed-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—LV Sun- Valley’s three mayors on quest to revive economy, create jobs-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—LV Sun- North Las Vegas still runs its own show, for now-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RGJ- Reno hopes to renegotiate debts with bondholders-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RGJ- Sandoval appoints Halstead to head state’s Nuclear Projects agency-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Lahontan Valley News- City Council approves plan to manage debt-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Lahontan Valley News- Commissioners take a stance on public land-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Pahrump Valley Times- Assessor may face additional ethics problems after letter-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Pahrump Valley Times- Utility inherited mess in 2002-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Pahrump Valley Times- Bad memories persist of 2004 housing shutdown-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Pahrump Valley Times- Tonopah gives send-off to deploying deputy-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—Nevada News Bureau- Gov. Sandoval Appoints New Executive Director To Oversee Stalled Yucca Mountain Waste Dump Project-LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Tribal judge dismisses Grand Canyon Skywalk lawsuit-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- City council delays decision on term limits for planning commissioners-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Las Vegas City Council approves urban trails initiative, delays term limits vote-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Las Vegas council OKs land for downtown office building-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Sandoval visits with Nevada guardsmen in Afghanistan-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Scores of North Las Vegas residents seek to retain services-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Election sideshow last thing North Las Vegas circus needs-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Commissioner: North Las Vegas headed toward state takeover-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Reno Assemblyman Pat Hickey seeks GOP caucus leader’s job for 2013 Legislature-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Sparks City Attorney recommends no charges be filed against Kitty Jung-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—Nevada Appeal-Treasurer warns about bogus unclaimed property emails-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—Nevada Appeal-Sandoval sees somber side of war in Afghanistan-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—Nevada Appeal-Military police receive deployment send off-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—Daily Sparks Tribune- Commissioner Jung ‘sorry’ for scrap with police-LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Biden to be keynote speaker at National Clean Energy Summit-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—LV Sun- Big Green Bus tour highlights environmental awareness-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Fuel leaked into soil and groundwater at resort but not Lake Tahoe, Forest Service reports-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—Elko Daily- BLM approves geothermal plant-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Biden to be keynote speaker at National Clean Energy Summit-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—LV Sun- Sempra to build 2nd solar power plant in Boulder City-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Sempra lands solar sale deal-LINK

EDUCATION

  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Officials: Number of schools that met No Child Left Behind standards declined this year-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—RJ- test scores missing mark-LINK

HEALTH CARE

  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Jury selection begins in lawsuit against drugmakers in hepatitis C outbreak-LINK
  • 08/04/2011—Daily Sparks Tribune- Birth Control At No Cost-LINK

YUCCA

  • 08/04/2011—RJ- Access to electronic Yucca Mountain data ending-LINK

CENSUS

  • 08/05/2011—RJ- Economy puts generations under the same roof-LINK
  • 08/05/2011—AP- Nevada households more multigenerational, latest census figures show-LINK

OTHER

  • 08/04/2011—RGJ- Gallup poll: Muslim Americans most likely to say violence against civilians never justified; Mormons mostly likely to say it is-LINK
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