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  • Tax-Hike Floodgates are Now Open

    Assemblyliberal Sheila Leslie (D-Reno) introduced a new tax hike on Friday, this one aimed primarily at low-income Nevadans. Leslie proposes hiking...

    Chuck MuthMarch 7, 2009
  • Divided Business Community About to Fall

    The consensus in the Legislature these days is that a huge tax hike absolutely, positively will be passed this year. The...

    Chuck MuthMarch 6, 2009
  • Let Them Eat Mush!

    The good news is the Assembly Republican Caucus finally put out a press release yesterday after a four week drought. The...

    Chuck MuthMarch 6, 2009
  • Nevada Guv Speaks with Forked-Tongue on Taxes

    “Many legislators have referred to ‘enhancing revenues’, which simply means creating new taxes or raising existing taxes,” according to a statement...

    Chuck MuthMarch 6, 2009
  • Democrats Falling in Love with Reagan

    I was informed yesterday morning that Nevada Democrat Assemblywoman Peggy Pierce invoked Ronald Reagan’s name in a “Nevada Newsmakers” interview this...

    Chuck MuthMarch 6, 2009
  • Closing the Tax Hike Loophole

    Hoping to limit the damage state legislators seem to do every time they meet, Nevada’s voters passed a constitutional amendment a...

    Chuck MuthMarch 5, 2009
  • Have No Fear, Bug Man Is Here!

    Mortgage meltdown. Foreclosed homes. Rising unemployment. A $2 billion budget hole. Choked highways. Failing schools. And yet…

    Chuck MuthMarch 5, 2009
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away

    Assembly Republicans have unanimously co-sponsored a bill (AB 221) to increase the amount of money put into the state’s Rainy Day...

    Chuck MuthMarch 5, 2009
  • A Tale of Two Primary Bills

    Sen. Joyce Woodhouse (D-Las Vegas) has introduced a bill (SB 162) to move Nevada’s primary elections from mid-August to mid-June. Such...

    Chuck MuthMarch 5, 2009
  • Guv Suddenly Discovers State Sovereignty

    Responding to criticism yesterday by Democrat Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-Las Vegas) – who said it was “foolish” that he might reject...

    Chuck MuthMarch 5, 2009
  • Depends on Your Definition of “Essential”

    “Of course, providing adequate services takes money and that money must come from taxation,” Senate Minority Leader Bill Raggio (R-Reno) writes...

    Chuck MuthMarch 4, 2009
  • We All Play Different Roles

    “Richard Viguerie,” reports John Fund of Political Diary, “a direct mail expert who began his career after the Goldwater defeat of...

    Chuck MuthMarch 4, 2009
  • There He Goes Again

    Gov. Jim Gibbons was on the Heidi Harris talk show in Las Vegas this morning and continued to dissemble about the...

    Chuck MuthMarch 3, 2009
  • Welcome to Taxapalooza ’09

    “Legislative Democrats are looking at a revenue-raising plan that spreads the pain across most of the state’s major tax sources,” reported...

    Chuck MuthMarch 3, 2009
  • Heidi and the Beanstalk

    Las Vegas Sun reporter J. Patrick Coolican inked an opinion column yesterday which outlines the strategy and tactical advantages of the...

    Chuck MuthMarch 2, 2009
  • Before Stimulating New Jobs, First Do No Harm

    National defense is not and should not be a “jobs program.” OK, with that out of the way, let’s talk about...

    Chuck MuthMarch 1, 2009
  • A Divider, Not a Uniter

    Republican Assemblyman Tom Grady appeared on Nevada Newsmakers Tuesday and was asked the following: Marlene Lockard: “How much controversy does (Chuck...

    Chuck MuthFebruary 27, 2009