Nevada Clips 8.23.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ- Romney to roll out jobs plan in Nevada-LINK
  • RJ- Amodei, Marshall pledge support for Medicare in televised Reno debate-LINK
  • LV Sun- Amodei and Marshall spar in second debate-LINK
  • LV Sun- Romney to unveil his jobs plan from Nevada-LINK
  • RGJ- Shelley Berkley brings ‘Jobs Tour’ to Reno ahead of ’12 Senate run-LINK
  • RGJ- Readers express doubts about Americans For Prosperity poll that shows Amodei has huge lead in 2nd House District-LINK
  • RGJ- Ralston debate: Amodei tries to grab Medicare, Social Security issues; Marshall hits back with Amodei’s payroll tax vote-LINK
  • RGJ- Instant analysis on Ralston’s CD2 debate: Amodei gets B-, Marshall a C+-LINK
  • AP- Amodei, Marshall face off in second Nevada debate-LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune- Heller, Berkley spar over Medicare, jobs-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Amodei, Marshall Duel Over Facts, Foreign Policy, Medicare And Taxes-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Senator Roberson’s Majority PAC Debut A Veritable NV GOP Who’s Who-LINK

CONGRESS

  • LV Sun- Internet gambling’s new best friend? Conservatives-LINK
  • LV Sun- Heck takes measured approach to celebrated events in Libya-LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ- EDITORIAL: Promoting Nevada-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Raise taxes and make sensible cuts-LINK
  • LV Sun- JIM MURREN: Resiliency and our natural resources-LINK
  • LV Sun- EDITORIAL: Schools need a better way to determine academic achievement-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Tea Party is just a faction for now-LINK
  • LV Sun- COOLICAN: An introspective travelogue across Nevada’s obscurity-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: U.S. needs leadership with over-arching vision-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Governor’s decision doesn’t reflect state-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: EDAWN is facing tough search for right CEO-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Vote against ugliest, most outrageous ads-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- MICHAEL REAGAN: Obama could learn from Ronald Reagan-LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ- Union exec sites conflicts with management even as service workers OK deal-LINK
  • RJ- Back-to-school budgets seen as mostly flat compared with 2010-LINK
  • AP- More foreclosure risk, more pain-LINK
  • RJ- Pinnacle Entertainment misses deadline to submit Atlantic City hotel application-LINK
  • RJ- July passenger count rises at McCarran-LINK
  • LV Sun- College dropouts cost themselves, and Nevada, millions of dollars in earning potential-LINK
  • LV Sun- New Henderson chamber leader to put experience to use-LINK
  • LV Sun- McCarran records seventh month of passenger traffic increases-LINK
  • LV Sun- Lawsuit: Landowner jeopardizing Las Vegas solar plant-LINK
  • RGJ- Fact Checker on economic myths – Are taxes in U.S. higher than in other countries, did stimulus fail/rescue economy?-LINK
  • AP- Economic survey: No recession but weakness will endure-LINK
  • AP- Fed’s low rates are no fix for retirees-LINK
  • Tahoe Bonanza- Incline Village real estate: Decline in lake clarity hurts property values-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- New Report Projects Debt-Driven Tipping Points For Nevada And The States-LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ- North Las Vegas City Council sets plan in motion to close budget gap-LINK
  • RJ- North Las Vegas City Council member following an open-door policy-LINK
  • RJ- Petition to recall councilman could fall short-LINK
  • RJ- North Las Vegas working with unions, but still facing cuts-LINK
  • RJ- Voter districts approved for Clark County School Board-LINK
  • RJ- $1 million grant to fund broadband Internet access for Gabbs, population 318-LINK
  • RJ- District, teachers reach stalemate on budget concessions-LINK
  • RGJ- Washoe deal could preserve Sierra firefighter jobs-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Prison and NHP workers protest cuts planned for swing, graveyard shifts-LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune- Sparks OKs its part of new homeless shelter agreement-LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ- Water authority: New report of $7.3 billion pipeline cost is worst-case analysis-LINK
  • LV Sun- One estimate sees water projects nearly tripling monthly rates, to $90-LINK
  • RGJ- Geothermal: Transmission poses challenge as Nevada’s geothermal companies look to future-LINK

EDUCATION

  • RJ- Despite budget constraints, school district looks to improve performance, increase graduation rate-LINK
  • RJ- Principals excited about new standards and performance zones, but say budget cuts pose a challenge-LINK
  • RJ- Changes on tap for school year include new performance standards and changes in staffing due to budget cuts-LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press- School district may renew shelter agreement-LINK

 

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