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A Tale of Two States, CA and NV: Part II

A Tale of Two States, CA and NV: Part II
October 23, 2013 By Adam O'Neal. This is Part II in a series of stories about Nevada’s economic strategy. To read the first installment, click here. In September, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval delivered the Republican Party’s weekly address. In the video, which lasted less than six minutes, Sandoval blasted the Obama administration’s handling of the economic recovery and touted Nevada’s approach. Sandoval, el...

BART strike is a teachable moment

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October 23, 2013 By Ed Ring. Reactions from the press and public to the BART strikes this year have been overwhelmingly negative. In one of the safest Democratic strongholds in the U.S., there is serious talk of outlawing future BART strikes. As reported in the San Francisco Chronicle on October 19: “That discussion has already begun, in letters from California lawmakers to Gov. Jerry Brown, from state Sen...

Could 12,000 lawmakers fix what ails California?

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October 22, 2013 By Katy Grimes. The one thing mhow to get your ex backost Democrats and Republicans seem to agree on is that special interests have too much influence in politics. The little guy is feeling less and less relevant -- especially at the voting booth. John Cox says the best way to fix this is by electing a larger Legislature. He's the author of the Neighborhood Legislature initiative. I interviewed ...

A Tale of Two States, CA and NV: Part I

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October 22, 2013 By Adam O'Neal. Recently, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a new pact with Nevada, effectively conceding to Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval’s demands that California be more open to economic development along the beautiful Lake Tahoe shoreline. It was a rare moment of agreement — created through deft political maneuvering on Nevada’s behalf — between two states that have taken different approaches to...
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