The Tax Plan Cometh

Posted on April 27, 2013 at 2:13 pm

According to my KSNV colleague Jon Ralston, Democrats will roll out a proposed tax package next week as the Economic Forum makes its final projections. The upshot is that the Dems — led by Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick and Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis — aim to cobble together various adjustments to existing tax structures in order to generate more revenue.

This past week, as we marked the two-thirds point of the legislative session, Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson and five of his Republican colleagues proposed to …

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Senate Six to Sandoval: Step Off

Posted on April 3, 2013 at 7:41 am

Not long after the offices of the Governor, Secretary of State, and Attorney General publicly agreed that there can be no ballot alternative to the margins tax because the legislature did not properly reject it, the Senate Six put out the following press release:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 2, 2013
CONTACT: Jodi Stephens
(775) 830-4711

Senators Roberson, Kieckhefer, Hardy, Brower, Hammond and Hutchison Reaffirm Constitutional Authority of the Legislature

History has demonstrated that separation of powers is fundamental to our system of government under the …

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Romney Camp Sends Birthday Cake to Obama Office

Posted on August 4, 2012 at 1:05 pm

So, this cake was delivered to an Obama campaign office in Las Vegas today in honor of the President’s birthday:

Team Romney’s Communications Director in Nevada, Mason Harrison quips: ”Like many of Obama’s promises, this bundt is hollow in the middle.”

Team Obama probably won’t bother to respond to the political stunt, but if they did they could say ”You didn’t build that” about the public schools that the bakery staff attended and/or the public roads on which the cake delivery truck traveled.

The Republican National Committee …

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CC GOP Condemns RNC, Calls for Preibus Resignation

Posted on May 16, 2012 at 6:50 am

The Clark County Republican Party (CCRP), which now consists of a majority of Ron Paul supporters, last night voted to condemn the Republican National Committee. They are also calling for Chairman Reince Preibus to resign.

The resolution says this is because the RNC is supporting Mitt Romney as the “presumptive nominee” even though other candidates are “still actively campaigning”.

Here is the resolution passed last night by a vote of 184-182:

RNC Rule 11a Resolution – Final

I guess these folks did not get the …

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Xroads Generation Targets Youth Vote in Swing States

Posted on May 14, 2012 at 5:18 pm

A new Independent Expenditure (IE) Committee (aka SuperPAC) launched today as a joint venture of the College Republican National Committee (CRNC), Young Republican National Federation (YRNF), Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) and American Crossroads.

Crossroads Generation this morning announced a $50,000 buy of online ads targeted to young swing voters in eight key states: CO, FL, IA, NC, NH, NV, OH, VA.

Start-­‐up grants to the IE totaling $750,000 are being contributed by the CRNC, RSLC, and American Crossroads.

Crossroads Generation says it will focus on building …

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Paul, Romney Peeps Clash at NV GOP

Posted on May 6, 2012 at 8:30 am

An impassioned motion to revoke credentials for more than 300 delegates who arrived after the meeting began.

Heated questions about the presence of guests and whether they were voting.

An angry motion to remove the convention chairman.

And that was just for starters.

More than 1,600 county delegates are gathered at the Nevada Republican Party (NRP) convention in Sparks, NV in a meeting that has fluctuated between contentiousness and calm.

Among other things, Nevada’s two sitting Republican National Commmitee persons, both Romney supporters, were unseated …

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Rural District Rep Rips Obama on Farm Rules

Posted on April 25, 2012 at 7:18 pm

Rep. Mark Amodei — who represents Nevada’s second congressional district which encompasses the whole state outside of Clark County, i.e. northern Nevada and all of the so-called “rurals” — is none too pleased with an attempt by the Department of Labor to insert itself into rural life via new guidelines.

From his office today:

Amodei statement on Department of Labor farm chores rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-2) issued the following statement regarding the Department of Labor’s proposed rule for children working on …

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