Federal stream diversion has washed out church property

The little Patch of Heaven keeps getting washed away a little bit at a time. Since 2010 the Ministero Roca Solida (Solid Rock) church, which owns a 40-acre parcel of private land nestled in the middle of the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge … [Read more...]

Education saving account opposition fails to persuade

Nevada’s Supreme Court justices heard arguments in two different cases this past week on whether to uphold the state’s education savings account (ESA) program as constitutional. Paul Clement, a former U.S. solicitor general who defended the law on … [Read more...]

Why Nevadas should vote to legalize marijuana

Recently supporters of Question 2 on the November ballot, which would legalize and regulate the recreational use of marijuana, released a study of the economic impact on the state should the initiative gain voter approval. The analysis by RCG … [Read more...]

Ballot measures may let voters determine battle of titans

It can be rather entertaining to watch titans grapple for power — unless they are doing it in your backyard and you can be trampled. The titans in this case are billionaires Warren Buffett, whose companies own Nevada’s largest electricity provider … [Read more...]

Court should slap down public pension records trickery

There is contempt of court. There is contempt of Congress. But there should also be contempt of public. This past week Nevada Policy Research Institute’s (NPRI) legal arm, Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation (CJCL), filed suit in … [Read more...]

Jewell feels a drop of rain and declares sky is falling

Earlier this year Interior Secretary Sally Jewell delivered what could best be described as a doom and gloom speech about the state of disappearing “natural” lands in this country, primarily the West. She claimed there is an “emergence of an … [Read more...]

Court should slap down public pension records trickery

There is contempt of court. There is contempt of Congress. But there should also be contempt of public. This past week Nevada Policy Research Institute’s (NPRI) legal arm, Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation (CJCL), filed suit in … [Read more...]

Jewell feels a drop of rain and declares sky is falling

Earlier this year Interior Secretary Sally Jewell delivered what could best be described as a doom and gloom speech about the state of disappearing “natural” lands in this country, primarily the West. She claimed there is an “emergence of an … [Read more...]

Bundy prosecutors should prove need for any secrecy

A  federal judge has granted the Las Vegas Review-Journal, this newspaper and The Associated Press the right to intervene in the criminal case involving the armed standoff at the Bundy ranch in Bunkerville two years ago in order to challenge an … [Read more...]

Supreme Court right to expedit education savings account hearing

There is a reason the courts routinely expedite cases involving children. If the cases were handled in the usual mañana fashion the children would have children of their own by the time the case is resolved. The state Supreme Court has rightly … [Read more...]