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WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. The session is about a fifth over already. Which freshmen have the most and least promise, if you can even tell? 4. Name the top three most ambitious elected officials in Nevada?   Good stuff and robust response this week from the insiders, with Ford, Conine and Jones winning the ambitious pol straw poll (Ford in a landslide,...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Not including any elected officials, who are the three most important people in state government? That is, who are the three people who will have the most influence over important policy decisions and why? 4. What is the single most important policy the Legislature could enact this session that would have a long-lasting impact...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Reaction to latest Sisolak administration announcement on capacity limits, etc? Has he been too slow to get here, too reactive to political pressure now or just right? Where do you fall in the spectrum of his overall performance on this: Super-difficult, near-impossible problem he has dealt with as best he could TO he is worse...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. What do you think of the effort to rename McCarran airport after Harry Reid? Good or bad idea? And if you don't like it, nominate someone for it to be renamed for. 4. Blockchains Innovation Zones: Amazingly brilliant concept, utterly nutso fantasy or somewhere in between? Robust response this week and lots of interesting stuff...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. If you were advising the Democrats in the Legislature, what would you advise them to do in the first few weeks of the session? if you were advising the Republicans in the Legislature, what would you advise them to do in the first few weeks of the session?  4. What are your thoughts on school reopenings, and the policies being...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Thoughts on the State of the State and the budget. Good, bad, ugly? Anything jump out at you in the budget? Also, if you saw the four legislators on IndyTalks, what did you think? Be as expansive as you want on this. Some really interesting thoughts on the speech and the budget, not to mention the IndyTalks. Some of the...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. What is your take on the vaccination rollout, which has been so bad in most states and NV is especially so. What is the biggest factor: 1. Incompetence? 2. NV not funding anything well, so set up to fail? 3. Something else? What can/should be done about it? 4. With MLK Day on Monday, how far have we come in Nevada? We have a...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. You are writing the governor's State of the State speech. What are the three main messages you would impart? What would be your message on the budget -- cuts, taxes? 4. Who are the most likely GOP candidates for governor and U.S. Senate? Who are the strongest GOP candidates for governor and U.S. Senate?  Super-robust response...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Biggest story of 2020? 4. Predict biggest story of 2021. Great final week here from the insiders. Lots of good stuff, not a lot of optimism. Onward: ►Indeed: Everyone has taken a hit in 2020. It’s been a hard year for many different reasons.  But most of us, me for sure, find ways to get away from the problems and lead the...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Final thoughts on the election and the fallout? 4. Thoughts on the legislative organization -- leadership and committee chairs? 5. Any early thoughts on Campaign '22? Excellent return by the insiders – really smart stuff below, much of which I agree with but not all. Some of my thoughts: The point made by one insider has been...

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