Nevada Clips 12.2.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – Institute defends challenge to public employees’ right to serve in Legislature – LINK
  • RJ – Sebelius: It’s long past time to stop ignoring the constitution – LINK
  • LV Sun – Obama campaign takes aim at Romney – LINK
  • LV Sun – Ralston: NPRI has political motive, but is right on the law – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Chuck Muth: Hey, Mitt, what did you do in the Great Ideology War? – LINK

CONGRESS

  • RJ – Heller’s plan to bring sailors’ remains back to U.S. hits roadblock – LINK
  • LV Sun – Payroll tax cut proposals die, but debate over what the rich should pay rages on – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Mark Amodei: Claim that GOP is anti-entitlement is pure fantasy – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: Pipeline plan vital to the future of Las Vegas – LINK
  • RJ – Deadly force: Training, transparency can reduce police shootings – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: The unborn need to be represented – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: U.S. on a fiscal spiral downward – LINK
  • RGJ – Editorial: Slower service won’t help the Postal Service survive – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Zappos becoming downtown’s magnet for startups – LINK
  • LV Sun – Station Casinos takes back reins on its restaurants – LINK
  • LV Sun – Closed Atrium Suites hotel may be sold – LINK
  • LV Sun – Forbes lists Las Vegas company as one of America’s most promising – LINK
  • LV Sun – McCarran traffic hits high in October – LINK
  • LV Sun – Report confirms improvement in Las Vegas job market – LINK
  • RGJ – Rebuilding after Caughlin Fire won’t save construction industry – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – North Las Vegas celebrates grand opening of new city hall – LINK
  • LV Sun – Las Vegas ranks 10th among saddest cities – LINK
  • RGJ – Reno tentatively approves new voting wards over NAACP leader’s objection – LINK
  • Pahrump Valley Times – Idea of splitting county gains momentum – LINK
  • Pahrump Valley Times – Nye County line moved repeatedly in history – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Nevada Tax Collections Remain On Track Overall Despite Gaming Volatility – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ – New members to study energy-transmission issues – LINK
  • LV Sun – Energy task force named – LINK
  • RGJ – Group: BLM ecological study ignored environmental effects of grazing – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Richard Bryan: Guard against possible Yucca Mountain revival – LINK
  • Ely Times – Substation will help bring on wind generation – LINK

EDUCATION

  • RJ – UNLV officials now planning a 50,000-seat stadium – LINK
  • LV Sun – Negotiations extended for UNLV stadium project – LINK
  • AP – Nevada university regents make decision today on tuition hike – LINK
  • RGJ – Board of Regents urges ACT for all high school juniors, might require it for college – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Nevada Improves Data Collection To Measure Student Achievement, Still Faces Access Challenges – LINK

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