Nevada Clips 10.11.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ- SEBELIUS: Cynics rejoice: Redistricting hearings will make more of you-LINK
  • RJ- At redistricting hearing, Hispanic leaders say discrimination continues-LINK
  • LV Sun- RALSTON: Congressional candidate Kihuen leaves community college, job eliminated after departure-LINK
  • LV Sun- Rep. Mark Amodei responds to caucus date shakeup: ‘I’m not going to Florida’-LINK
  • LV Sun- Democrats pitch redistricting plan, which seems to protect party’s top pols-LINK
  • AP- Redistricting hearing set for Carson City-LINK
  • AP- Republicans, Democrats spar over Hispanic vote-LINK

CONGRESS

  • LV Sun- Harry Reid toils to secure votes on jobs bill-LINK
  • LV Sun- DesertXpress hopes for federal loan, aims for 2012 start on work-LINK
  • AP- Senate Republicans likely to kill President Obama’s jobs bill-LINK
  • AP- Deficit ‘supercommittee’ struggles as clock ticks-LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ- EDITORIAL: Union hire: Teachers’ negotiator brings some baggage-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Politics to blame for more bank fees-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Politicians aren’t listening to polls-LINK
  • RGJ- EDITORIAL: Community comes together over food, fun and football-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: $38 million fee won’t pay off nation’s debt-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: New laws still hold drivers responsible-LINK
  • RGJ- VISHNU SUBRAMANIAM: Privatization would compromise safety and privacy-LINK
  • RGJ- BRUCE BRESLOW: Privatization works for DMV, but it’s not necessary yet-LINK
  • RGJ- MIKE MCGINNIS & FRANK ADAMS: Local radio is essential to public safety-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Letters to the editor Oct. 11-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- JANICE AYRES: For presidential hopefuls, heat is on-LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ- Single-family home sales rise; prices fall-LINK
  • RJ- Commission slates session for consumer ideas on power rates-LINK
  • RJ- Corporate jet picture nose dives-LINK
  • RJ- Fitch again downgrades North Las Vegas’ bond rating-LINK
  • RJ- Meadows Bank receives $8.5 million from loan program-LINK
  • RJ- MGM Resorts plans Bellagio, MGM Grand hotels in Mumbai, India-LINK
  • RJ- Nevada gaming revenues decline 6.1 percent in August-LINK
  • LV Sun- Las Vegas nightclub operator seeks bankruptcy protection-LINK
  • LV Sun- Nevada casino winnings drop 6.1 percent in August-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Bucking the market and building-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Capital investment board members named-LINK
  • Tahoe Bonanza- Third quarter update: Incline home sale prices drop 6 percent, condos improve-LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press- Local Jo-Ann Fabrics draws national focus-LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ- Jury: Drug companies owe $162.5 million in punitive damages in hepatitis case-LINK
  • RJ- Revised contract for Fire Department workers includes smaller pay raises-LINK
  • LV Sun- State, property owners $24 million apart on value of land for I-15 widening-LINK
  • RGJ- Sparks revises its fees for development services-LINK
  • RGJ- Sparks updates City Council ward boundaries-LINK
  • RGJ- Reno City Council to consider hiring new, and more expensive, financial auditor-LINK
  • RGJ- City of Reno works on kinks with parking kiosks-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- V&T commission takes first step toward getting counties to help pay-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Supreme Court hits the road this week-LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune- City redistricting finally complete-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Nevada Officials Told High Speed Rail Between Las Vegas And Southern California On Track For Construction In 2012-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Rural Nevada Community Gets Needed Help From Low-Interest USDA Loan-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Nevada State Controller Posts Fraud Hotline Link On Website-LINK

EDUCATION

  • RJ- Nevada looking at February date to apply for No Child Left Behind exit-LINK
  • LV Sun- UNLV reading challenge sets local record while hoping to inspire literacy-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Sandoval charges education council with reforming data information in public schools-LINK
  • Lahontan Valley News- Reid announces agreement on PILT funding and secure rural schools-LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ- Lawsuit aims to block expansion of NV Energy landfill-LINK
  • RGJ- WNC installs solar panel system-LINK
  • RGJ- NDOW officials rescue up to 1,000 fish from irrigation ditch near Reno-LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press- Waiting to go green; Contract issues delay change-LINK

HEALTH CARE

  • LV Sun- Drug firms told to pay $162 million in hepatitis C case-LINK
  • AP- New health plans expose workers more to care costs-LINK
  • AP- Drug firms told to pay $162M in Vegas hepatitis C case-LINK

 

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