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Nevada scores highly in the latest Rich States Poor States report, though the lingering effects of the housing bust are stunting the state’s growth.
The Bureau of Land Management, citing safety concerns, has called off a roundup of cattle belonging to a Nevada rancher as hundreds had gathered in protest.
The Nevada Department of Minerals is developing new regulations to govern fracking in Nevada. Current plans for fracking on federal land in the state could generate as much as $600,000 in royalties per day.
The Bureau of Land Management is being accused of using heavy-handed tactics, even prompting a rebuke from Nevada’s normally mild-tempered governor, to round up cattle it alleges are trespassing on federal lands.
Ranchers in Nevada claim the ongoing drought is being used as an excuse by government agents to unnecessarily drive cattle of federal lands.
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More than $1 million greater
Public sector workers in Nevada can receive total pay and benefits nearly double, or more than $1 million... Read MoreMore
Texas tax comparisons lead astray
As the debate over the Margin Tax heats up, experts warn against comparisons to Texas, on which Nevada's... Read MoreMore
Double-billing, questionable backgrounds
Low enrollment is just the start of the problems for Nevada Health Link. A botched enrollment leaves... Read MoreMore
The federal government is on the verge of listing the sage grouse as threatened, even as hunting of... Read MoreMore
Average retiree slated to receive $1.3 million
A new report reveals that benefits paid from Nevada public employee pensions are the richest in the... Read MoreMore
PERS fights to keep information secret
Nevada PERS is resisting efforts to make data public, possibly even including information the Nevada... Read MoreMore
Would increase business taxes by 4.5 times
The proposed Nevada Margin Tax would raise taxes on Silver State businesses with more than $1 million... Read MoreMore
99% received the same or more in February
New data posted by TransparentNevada.com reveals Nevada PERS recipients, whose benefits are guaranteed... Read MoreMore
Enrollment to fall far short of reduced target
The problems with Obamacare and the systems set up to implement it continue to plague Nevadans, enrollment... Read MoreMore
Book describes bumpy ride
A new book describes the bumpy ride of handling wild mustangs and dealing with wild bureaucracies. Read MoreMore
Park has spent more than $4 million
The White House has included in its budget a proposal by the EPA to build facilities at the Harry Reid... Read MoreMore
'Unauthorized access' to Annual Reports
Clark County is the largest county in the state of Nevada, so providing public information that is easily... Read MoreMore
Accused of ignoring legal requirements
Nevada officials are accusing two federal agencies dealing with the status of the sage grouse with ignoring... Read MoreMore
County finds money for parks, not police
After the defeat of a sales tax increase intended to funding for more police officers, Metro announced... Read MoreMore
Suits making for strange bedfellows
Counties fighting in court to stop the Las Vegas Valley Water District's attempt to pump rural Nevada... Read MoreMore