Monthly Archives: October 2011

Nevada Clips 10.31.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ- Wynn’s wrath doesn’t spare Berkley-LINK
  • RJ- SEBELIUS: What did Shelley say?-LINK
  • RJ- SEBELIUS: Battle of the merch!-LINK
  • RJ- SEBELIUS: Some fun, big ‘ifs’-LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ- LETTERS: Mortgage plan leaves many in the cold-LINK
  • RJ- EDITORIAL: A dose of reality-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Cain sets standard for contradictions-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Shift of wealth pulls us backward-LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • LV Sun- ‘Host Committee’ initiative captivates Goodman — and others-LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ- Officials are satisfied Henderson stadium deal won’t hurt taxpayers-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Regulation Allowing Firearms In State Parks Wins Lawmaker Approval-LINK
  • LV Sun- RALSTON: DA Roger in talks to join police union-LINK

EDUCATION

  • RGJ- Regents turn focus to beyond the budget cuts-LINK

Nevada Clips 10.30.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ- Obama backers in 2008 getting geared up for tougher job-LINK
  • RJ- WEEK IN REVIEW: Top News-LINK
  • AP- L.A. mayor rips Romney’s stance on home foreclosures-LINK
  • LV Sun- Living in the present tents-LINK
  • RGJ- ’11 Nevada Day Parade offers of ’12 campaign preview-LINK
  • RGJ- ‘Occupy’ protest is low key at Nevada Day Parade-LINK
  • RGJ- Los Angeles mayor talks with Reno Democrats about Latino vote-LINK

CONGRESS

  • RJ- Withholding tax repeal brings rare agreement-LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ- LETTERS: Occupy Wall Street crowd’s challenge: What’s next?-LINK
  • RJ- LETTERS: Politics and the attorney general’s judgment-LINK
  • RJ- EDITORIAL: Poker stall-LINK
  • RJ- EDITORIAL: Workers’ comp problems-LINK
  • RJ- J.C. WATTS: Obama must change course-LINK
  • RJ- COOK: Refinancing mortgages, buying votes-LINK
  • RJ- SUPRYNOWICZ: Was guard’s death ‘off-duty event’?-LINK
  • RJ- SAM KING: The rest of the story on redistricting-LINK
  • RJ- DEAN HELLER: A jobs plan for Nevada-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Cutting military benefits a bad idea-LINK
  • LV Sun- RALSTON: Home means Nevada to me-LINK
  • LV Sun- EDITORIAL: Romney, GOP fail to see Americans’ need for help in foreclosure crisis-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Tea Partyers grasp the problem-LINK
  • RGJ- EDITORIAL: City, county must aside differences on public safety-LINK
  • RGJ- EDITORIAL: Legislature should approve maps-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Letters to the editor Oct. 30-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- GUY FARMER: Republican candidates oppose Yucca dump-LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ- Trump’s muscle may push Net poker-LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ- Long-ailing UMC aims to alter image, add revenue-LINK
  • LV Sun- Efforts to minimize double dipping might be sticking-LINK
  • LV Sun- No sunshine on costs of redistricting-LINK
  • LV Sun- Henderson preparing to fill vacant city attorney position-LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ- Water authority touts pipeline while foes pursue desalination plant-LINK

HEALTH CARE

  • LV Sun- Health care costs continue to soar-LINK

Nevada Clips 10.29.11

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ- LETTERS: Let’s make it safer for pedestrians-LINK
  • RJ- EDITORIAL: Andre Agassi’s ‘amazing accomplishment’-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Brian Sandoval for vice president-LINK
  • LV Sun- KELVIN ATKINSON: Obama hears homeowners-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: GOP won’t help unemployment-LINK
  • LV Sun- RALSTON: Study: Independents outpace Republicans in Clark County voter registration in third quarter-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: We have to vote out every Republican-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Self-starters will save our ailing economy-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: More laws won’t make any difference at all-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: It’s time for U.S. to get rid of the greedy unions-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Latinos have heart and can’t be conservatives-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Letters to the editor Oct. 29-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- EUGENE PASLOV: Concerned about ‘New Republicans’-LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ- Job market gloomy for many law grads, but sun shines here-LINK
  • RJ- Lower credit costs, loan quality drive Nevada State Bank earnings-LINK
  • RJ- Company overseeing Inspirada gets OK to emerge from bankruptcy-LINK
  • RJ- It’s the same old song: Las Vegas economy trails U.S.-LINK
  • RJ- Fitzgerald’s new owners plan makeover, new name-LINK
  • RJ- William Hill expects Nevada acquisitions to pay off-LINK
  • LV Sun- Fertittas buy online gaming company-LINK
  • LV Sun- Hooters hotel-casino wants more time to resolve bankruptcy case-LINK
  • LV Sun- Large expansion under way at M Resort hotel-casino-LINK
  • LV Sun- Nevada Supreme Court receives key commercial real estate debt case-LINK
  • LV Sun- Report: Not many new jobs coming in next 6 months-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- New Federal Report Shows Broader Unemployment Measure High But Holding Steady In Nevada-LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ- Henderson council to consider candidates for city attorney-LINK
  • RJ- Opening of new NLV city hall brings praise, criticism-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Nevada Day: Sandoval continues traditions-LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune- County Fire Agencies Combined-LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune- Occupy Reno here to stay-LINK

HEALTH CARE

  • RJ- Prescription card offers Henderson residents savings-LINK

Nevada Clips 10.28.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ- Judge tweaks, approves Nevada redistricting maps-LINK
  • RJ- Kihuen to pursue 1st Congressional seat-LINK
  • LV Sun- Perry grabs a handful of mud, takes aim at Romney-LINK
  • LV Sun- Occupy Las Vegas plan protests, zombie walk-LINK
  • AP- State Sen. Kihuen eyes Las Vegas House district-LINK
  • RGJ- Rural Nevada to lose Assembly seat, state Senate seat in new redistricting maps.-LINK
  • RGJ- Occupy Reno permit officially approved-LINK
  • AP- Judge tweaks, approves, Nevada voting maps-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Judge OKs maps with minor changes-LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press- Judge keeps rural districts as mapped-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Carson District Judge Signs Off On New Political Boundaries, Making Only Minor Changes To Special Master Maps-LINK

CONGRESS

  • RGJ- Amodei not exactly living in luxury in Washington D.C.-LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press- Amodei on Natural Resources Committee-LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ- LETTERS: The fairest tax? We all pay the same thing-LINK
  • RJ- EDITORIAL: Arizona’s I-15 money grab-LINK
  • RJ- EDITORIAL: Longevity pay-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Obama doing what Bush planned to do-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Keep uranium out of our water supply-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: China is the biggest threat to the U.S.-LINK
  • RGJ- EDITORIAL: Candidates need reminder that Nevada is important-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: New model would help improve access in Nev.-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Herman Cain’s perfect candidate … for Dems-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Government should put our people top priority-LINK
  • RGJ- EDITORIAL: In just 40 years, Nevada went from territory to state-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- MUTH: Gun-grabber threatens to exploit IHOP shooting-LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ- Pinnacle may sell Boomtown Reno, records third quarter net loss-LINK
  • RJ- Sands’ Asian success boosting results in Las Vegas-LINK
  • RJ- Board members praise head of Las Vegas convention authority-LINK
  • LV Sun- Asian market fuels record revenue for Las Vegas Sands Corp.-LINK
  • LV Sun- CityCenter seeks to collect evidence at Harmon before implosion-LINK
  • LV Sun- Raise, bonus recommended for top LVCVA officer-LINK
  • LV Sun- Judge dismisses FDIC Las Vegas debt collection case-LINK
  • AP- US economy grows at fastest pace in a year-LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ- Husband of state senator arrested in Las Vegas-LINK
  • RJ- County, SEIU talks hit roadblock-LINK
  • LV Sun- Former assemblyman, judge Robert L. Schouweiler dies-LINK
  • LV Sun- COOLICAN: If you thought HOAs were bad now, just wait-LINK
  • LV Sun- State senator’s husband arrested on suspicion of lewdness toward her-LINK
  • AP- Las Vegas state senator’s spouse arrested on lewdness charge-LINK
  • RGJ- Councilman: Bowling deal looks bright for Reno-LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ- Officials identify five prime Nevada areas for solar projects-LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press- Barrick reports 45 percent hike in profit-LINK

 

Nevada Clips 10.27.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ- Amodei endorses Romney for GOP nomination-LINK
  • RJ- Battle lines harden in new Berkley-Heller poll-LINK
  • RJ- Heller upsets Latin Chamber of Commerce by canceling Vegas meeting-LINK
  • LV Sun- Poll suggests Berkley has closed gap in Senate race-LINK
  • LV Sun- Gingrich the sole GOP candidate to favor government action on mortgages-LINK
  • LV Sun- Early endorsement of Perry may sting Sandoval-LINK
  • LV Sun- RALSTON: PACs hedging bets in Heller-Berkley Senate race-LINK
  • RGJ- Occupy Reno organizers preparing to set up camp-LINK
  • RGJ- Fact Checker: Do newspapers endorse Democrats or Republicans more for president?-LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press- Rural legislators protest redistricting plan-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Wednesday Political Round-Up-LINK
  • Reno News & Review- Forced back: Nevada’s GOP picked a fight it couldn’t win-LINK

CONGRESS

  • RJ- Amodei joins natural resources committee in House-LINK
  • RJ- Is Reid Obama’s last true friend in Congress?-LINK
  • RGJ- It’s finally set: Here’s the rundown on U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei’s staff-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Nevada Rep. Mark Amodei Named To House Natural Resources Committee-LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ- LETTERS: Patriot Act hasn’t made us safer from terror-LINK
  • RJ- EDITORIAL: Redistricting hearing-LINK
  • RJ- EDITORIAL: Death of a subsidy?-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Cain’s 9-9-9 has a dangerous price-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Congress shirks its responsibilities-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Private sector is not ‘doing just fine’-LINK
  • RGJ- EDITORIAL: Candidates need reminder that Nevada is important-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Election demonstrated politicians’ hypocrisy-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Canceled reading program hurts kids-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- BOB THOMAS: Recessions are one of capitalism’s costs-LINK
  • Reno News & Review- EDITORIAL: Punish hijackers-LINK
  • Reno News & Review- Letters for October 27, 2011-LINK
  • Reno News & Review- SEAN CAREY: The GOP’s angry birds-LINK
  • Reno News & Review- CASEY O’LEARY: They kill wild horses, don’t they?-LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ- Cantor Gaming releases app for Android-LINK
  • RJ- Sales tax summary: Buying is up, building is down-LINK
  • RJ- Bally Technologies boosts quarterly profits-LINK
  • RJ- Fertitta Interactive acquires online gaming software provider-LINK
  • RJ- Allegiant Travel sees 27.9 percent drop in quarterly profits-LINK
  • RJ- Seasonal retail hiring in valley likely won’t surpass 2010-LINK
  • RJ- Lady Luck to be remade into Downtown Grand-LINK
  • LV Sun- Allegiant reports 17 percent increase in revenue for third quarter-LINK
  • LV Sun- Bally profit off slightly, revenue increases-LINK
  • LV Sun- August taxable sales up in Clark County, statewide-LINK
  • RGJ- Pinnacle Entertainment in discussions to purchase Boomtown-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- August sales tax numbers up; Carson sees huge jump from one-time audit-LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press- Elko County taxable sales increase by 28 percent in August-LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune- Taxable sales in Nevada up 5.7% in August-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Nevada Taxable Sales Show Gains In August-LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ- Las Vegas police officially open new home-LINK
  • LV Sun- LV chamber officer Steve Hill high on list for state economic development board-LINK
  • LV Sun- Proposed DesertXpress high-speed rail line chugging along-LINK
  • LV Sun- Legislative open record policy under attack-LINK
  • RGJ- Home Ownership bus tour hits Reno on Thursday-LINK
  • RGJ- Washoe Democrats to honor four at dinner Friday; L.A. mayor to be keynote speaker-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Assemblyman, ACLU want new rule on public-records access changed-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Legislative Panel Agrees To Review New Public Records Policy-LINK
  • Reno News & Review- Doubt surrounds Nevada money-LINK
  • Reno News & Review- Planner debates-LINK

 

Nevada Clips 10.26.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ- Occupy Las Vegas organizers settling in on leased site-LINK
  • LV Sun- RALSTON: What happened to Obama in Vegas-LINK
  • LV Sun- Republicans lodge objections to 3 proposed Senate district lines-LINK
  • LV Sun- Flat-tax proposals would be rough on Nevada’s middle class-LINK
  • LV Sun- RALSTON: Republicans say special master congressional maps are “legally appropriate,” lament partisan state Senate maps-LINK
  • LV Sun- ‘Cow counties’ threaten stampede over legislative maps-LINK
  • AP- Nevada GOP opposes special masters’ voting boundaries-LINK
  • AP- GOP opposes special masters’ voting boundaries-LINK
  • RGJ- Is new Herman Cain commercial the worst campaign ad in political history – or the best?-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- GOP says new maps cheat incumbents-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Obama To Talk Home Refinancing In Las Vegas Following Romney’s Controversial Foreclosure Remarks-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Nevada Republican Party Opposes Emergency High Court Intervention In Court-Run Redistricting Process-LINK

CONGRESS

  • RGJ- Factchecking sites examine Harry Reid’s claims on private-sector jobs, GOP blocking of jobs bills-LINK
  • AP- Congress eyes online gaming for new tax revenues-LINK
  • AP- Obama to offer student loan relief-LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ- LETTERS: Expecting others to pay for your own folly-LINK
  • RJ- EDITORIAL: Clamping down on conference freebies-LINK
  • RJ- EDITORIAL: Ross recall-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Revisit collection of inheritance tax-LINK
  • LV Sun- DAVID FRANSEN: Canada-U.S. energy alliance aids both sides-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Budget cuts fail to spur demand-LINK
  • RGJ- EDITORIAL: Court should ignore party pleadings on redistricting-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Jobs, economy, wars aren’t GOP priorities-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Is Marx’s prediction starting to come true?-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Letters to the editor Oct. 26-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- MICHAEL REAGAN: Are they crazy?-LINK
  • Tahoe Bonanza- LETTER: IVGID spends too much-LINK
  • Tahoe Bonanza- JIM CLARK: Latinos are not a Democratic voting block-LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ- Boyd sees rebound signs in locals gaming market-LINK
  • RJ- One Nevada Credit Union sets asides millions in loan loss reserves-LINK
  • RJ- Home price increase eludes Las Vegas-LINK
  • RJ- Chairwoman says go slow on legalizing Web poker-LINK
  • LV Sun- Boyd reports drop in 3rd-quarter earnings, but sees improvements in Las Vegas-LINK
  • LV Sun- Caesars scores interim win in Octavius trademark lawsuit-LINK
  • LV Sun- S&P: Las Vegas home prices dip to October 1998 level-LINK
  • LV Sun- Miami resort developer out to siphon off Vegas visitors-LINK
  • LV Sun- Las Vegas real estate market faces gloomy future, panelists say-LINK
  • LV Sun- Buyers still call shots in Southern Nevada commercial real estate market-LINK
  • RGJ- New study says investing in Nevada-based companies can be riskier than expected-LINK
  • AP- Just in time for the holidays, a bad economic mood-LINK
  • RGJ- Nevadans could benefit from new initiative to help underwater homeowners-LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ- Voters set Nevada Day observance-LINK
  • LV Sun- Legal attacks under way in advance of first Righthaven trial-LINK
  • LV Sun- New North Las Vegas City Hall set to open Nov. 21-LINK
  • RGJ- Combined county fire district taking shape in Washoe-LINK
  • RGJ- Power politics: Nevada Day Parade the place to be-LINK
  • RGJ- Washoe County agencies plan open house Thursday-LINK
  • RGJ- Fact Checker: Are some roads too narrow for new bike law?-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Reno Businessman Speaks Out As New Effort Launched To Fight Excessive Regulations-LIN

EDUCATION

  • AP- Nevada garners $14.5 million reading grant-LINK
  • RJ- Colleges feel economic pinch-LINK
  • RGJ- Plan to rezone, add classrooms at Spanish Springs elementary schools wins OK-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- State approves K-12 education grant-LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • LV Sun- NV Energy’s smart meters to be investigated-LINK

Nevada Clips 10.25.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ- Obama uses Las Vegas visit to promote expanding mortgage program-LINK
  • AP- Democrats let Nevada redistricting plan stand; Republicans file objections-LINK
  • LV Sun- Dina Titus: ‘I don’t think anyone wants to run against me’-LINK
  • LV Sun- Democrats don’t object to redistricting plan-LINK
  • LV Sun- President seeks to win back support in shortened swing through Las Vegas-LINK
  • AP- Obama offers mortgage relief on swing through Las Vegas-LINK
  • LV Sun- Is Obama’s mortgage refinancing plan too narrowly focused?-LINK
  • LV Sun- Obama touts jobs bill while in Las Vegas for day of fundraising, campaigning-LINK
  • LV Sun- New poll shows Romney increasing lead in Nevada-LINK
  • AP- Obama to promote new steps to help housing woes-LINK
  • LV Sun- Obama uses Vegas visit to push new mortgage assistance plan, promote jobs plan-LINK
  • AP- Opposition to proposed Nevada voting districts due-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Deadline passes for new map arguments-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Nevada Republican Party Opposes Emergency High Court Intervention In Court-Run Redistricting Process-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Obama To Talk Home Refinancing In Las Vegas Following Romney’s Controversial Foreclosure Remarks-LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ- LETTERS: ‘Free-market’ notions of GOP endanger us all-LINK
  • RJ- EDITORIAL: Arberry plea deal-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: At least debate provided laughs-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Deadbeat Nevada Land should pay taxes now-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Caucuses are unfair to majority of voters-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Stop demeaning those with different beliefs-LINK
  • RGJ- EDITORIAL: President is right to bring the troops home from Iraq-LINK
  • RGJ- BONNIE DRINKWATER: Protect the right of people to work for themselves-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- JOHN BULLIS: Will Social Security be there for our grandchildren?-LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ- Nevada State Bank parent reports third straight profit-LINK
  • RJ- Judge approves measures to keep Mob Experience open-LINK
  • RJ- Illinois-based company raises stake in Affinity Gaming-LINK
  • LV Sun- Las Vegas real estate market faces gloomy future, panelists say-LINK
  • LV Sun- COOLICAN: Fremont Street: With a protest sign in one hand and a beer-filled football in the other-LINK
  • LV Sun- Debt rating agency: Outlook stable for Station Casinos-LINK
  • LV Sun- Loan approved for Las Vegas Mob Experience-LINK
  • RGJ- Changes will make it easier for Nevada homeowners to refinance-LINK
  • Tahoe Bonanza- Northern Nevada business: Cities, county simplify business license application process-LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ- Police union eliminates longevity pay for future hires in new two-year agreement-LINK
  • RJ- Dispute over bus contract gets November court date-LINK
  • LV Sun- Battle over Las Vegas area bus contract being routed through district court-LINK
  • RGJ- Inaugural Governor’s Banquet to help victims of Northern Nevada disasters-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- State Indian commission to honor 4 Nevadans-LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune- City reorganization plan now complete-LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press- Boost envisioned with runway; New runway at Owyhee-LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press- PLAN to host ‘mining accountability’ forum-LINK

EDUCATION

  • RGJ- Washoe schools taken off ‘watch’ list-LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RGJ- JEFF THOMPSON: Healthy water year revealed in fall journey-LINK
  • Tahoe Bonanza- TRPA: East Coast lakes look to Tahoe as model-LINK
  • Tahoe Bonanza- Study: Fewer marten detections in Sierra linked to decline in habitat-LINK

HEALTH CARE

  • RGJ- Nevada ranks worst in nation for residents without health insurance, may cost state under Obama plan-LINK