Tag Archives: Taxes

Redistribution of Wealth in America

Americans are divided on taxing the rich to redistribute wealth. At the first of this month, June 2011, Gallup released a poll exploring the views of Americans about whether the federal government should enact heavy taxes on the rich to … Continue reading

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Nevada is 6th most free state in the union

Nevada is the sixth most “free” state in the nation, according to a state-by-state analysis of personal, social and economic liberties by George Mason University. The analysis ranks states on the amount of government intervention on economic, regulatory and personal … Continue reading

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Letting the middle class die

I was watching 60 Minutes on CBS earlier this week. The segment was about the closing of the outpatient clinic for chemotherapy at the University Medical Center (UMC) in Las Vegas. UMC is a Clark County public hospital, the only … Continue reading

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Taxing Nevada Mining Industry

Nevada Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford, D-Las Vegas Senate Judicial Resolution 15 would repeal the Nevada Constitution’s provision establishing a separate tax rate for mines and barring imposition of real, personal and other property taxes on them. [Nevada Appeal] A … Continue reading

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Growponics, Rumors, and Pahrump-Nye County Obstacles

Growponics is back on the agenda of the Pahrump Town Board for March 22. After entering into a lease/option agreement with the Town of Pahrump to establish their business in Pahrump, the business has encountered significant resistance. Growponics designs and … Continue reading

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Nevada Tax Chief Sacked

So tweeted Steve Sebelius this afternoon, with “Tax chief sacked after admitting he’s got no way to audit the mining industry.” Dino DiCianno, the tax honcho, told Nevada’s Senate’s Revenue Committee and confessed his department had no auditors qualified to … Continue reading

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Nevada: 54% budget shortfall

Nevada is currently facing a 54% shortfall in our state budget. Governor Sandoval’s plan is to cut all of it. Can you imagine living in less than half a state? During these hard times the last thing we should be … Continue reading

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A Request to Governor Sandoval

Bob Fulkerson, State Director, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada My thanks to Progress Now Nevada from whom I came across this video.

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Nevada College Tuition Going Up

“Gov. Brian Sandoval has suggested that students pay ‘significantly higher fees’ to attend Nevada colleges and universities, higher education officials said Wednesday,” reports the Las Vegas Sun. “Heidi Gansert, Sandoval’s chief of staff, said Nevada institutions have low tuition rates … Continue reading

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Obama to continue tax-cuts for the rich?

Photo of President Obama and David Axelrod. David Axelrod, President Obama’s top adviser , suggested to The Huffington Post late Wednesday that the administration is ready to accept an across-the-board, temporary continuation of steep Bush-era tax cuts, including those for … Continue reading

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