@JEANNEinWa I'm muting you.
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@DrCamiloOrtiz @MyLifeOnTheDL She might be if I hadn't also used the numbers. And it's not misleading either way. It's a big jump.
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@JEANNEinWa You could ask me. Or you could read the story.
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Deaths just jumped by 40 percent in Nevada -- 10 to 14 in Nevada's largest county. t.co/Fg9D737ual
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Ex-NYer Trump truly has become the epitome of Florida Man. t.co/qH71WtjJB7
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Latest in NV (tests as of Friday evening):
621 positives, 8,522 people tested, 10 deaths.
7 percent of those tested… t.co/8grDbzmn0i
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@GovSisolak @TheNVIndy @MichelleRindels Here's @MichelleRindels' Q&A with the gov, which covered a lot of ground:… t.co/jja0CRTsTg
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Welcome to the Weekly Report. This week: 1. What really happened at that LG’s debate 2. The Weekly Insiders thoughts on Tesla and the margin tax winning in polls 3. Smartest/dumbest/campaign moves to watch for Some smart comments from my insiders, as usual: ►The underdog challengers, Flores, Bilbray, Hardy, Burns, will either be funded enough to go up soon, or will be out of their respective races, by early October. ►The Tesla deal will reveal massive cracks within the Senate Democrats. Sen...
On Oct. 23 of last year, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wrote two letters. In a missive to Tesla’s Elon Musk, who spoke to Reid’s Clean Energy Summit in 2012, the majority leader wrote he had “offered his full support for making the case” that Nevada was the right place for Musk’s proposed battery “gigafactory.” “I have sent a letter to Governor Brian Sandoval letting him know that I think bringing large scale advanced battery manufacturing would be a tremendous opportunity for our economy,...
CARSON CITY-- 2:30 PM Look for huge numbers to be thrown around: $100 billion impact over 10 years, 20 percent-plus impact on Reno economy. Big tax abatements, but argument that nothing to abate if they are not there. Tesla giving, too, I hear. Special session could start as early as Wednesday, but Finance chair Debbie Smith is out of pocket, not returning until early next week. Other logistics also could hold it up, too. ALSO: Follow me on Twitter at @ralstonreports.
As Summerlin gets ready to celebrate the opening next month of a multi-faceted retail/office development, the Culinary union has written to the master planner warning about the owners of an adjacent parcel and hinting at possible labor actions. In a letter this week, Culinary research analyst Meredith Schafer asks Howard Hughes CEO David Weinreb to "call on Station Casinos to ensure that a high-profile and contentious labor dispute at Summerlin's Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa does not mar...
So I woke up one day after reporting that the margin tax is winning to find something hanging on my door. It tells me, as you can see below, to vote no on 3, the motto of opponents to The Education Initiative. It's an expensive, colorful door hanger. And the kids! They are so adorable. Thank you, opponents of education funding, for caring so much about them. 'Our children are our future..." I am going to cry. Or go listen to this. The messages will be ones we will hear repeated often: It will...
The Coalition to Defeat the Margin Tax has a new poll that shows The Education Initiative winning by 53 percent to 42 percent. The survey, conducted by national Democratic pollster Peter Hart, was taken last month of 800 Nevada voters, with about a 3 percent margin of error. The poll is the first I know of that used the language of the ballot question: Shall the Nevada Revised Statutes be amended to create a 2% tax to be imposed on a margin of the gross revenue of entities doing business in...
Lawmakers have been briefed about a special session to begin as soon as next week as Gov. Brian Sandoval is poised to announce Tesla Motors will build its gigafactory in Nevada, sources confirm. CNBC also has the story. Let the tax breaks begin! UPDATE: I'm reliably told by a legislative source that Elon Musk will be there in Carson City tomorrow. I'm also told Gov. Brian Sandoval has reached out to lawmakers. If I know some of them, though, they will ask for accountability measures, won't just...