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"That’s hitting actual people that vote and it’s not like just saying we could just pass it off to business."
- Jesse Wadhams, Of Counsel, Fennemore Craig who says, at this stage of the game, it’s not likely Republicans will support property tax reform. IE lifting the cap.
Thursday, February 23, 2017.
"I think 80% by 2040 is realistic.
- Dylan Sullivan, Sr. Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council who says the renewable energy portfolio standard of 50% by 2030 is what he’s concentrating for now. That would put Nevada in line with California.Wednesday, February 22, 2017.
"Incrementally I think we’ll want to look at the $12 first.
- Ernie Adler, Former State Senator, is taking a cautious route with the possible increase in the minimum wage, in Nevada. The Reno Sparks Chamber is adamantly opposed to the increase.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017.
"It looks woefully inadequate to give 21 million to 4 (Community College) campuses.
- Ray Hagar, Reporter Nevada Newsmakers looking at what it’s going to take to adequately staff up for all the new high tech businesses that are continuing to flood the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center. And a new major business is getting ready to announce in the next couple of months.Monday, February 20, 2017.
"It’s difficult to talk about what’s going to be in the last play of the fourth quarter when we just started the game."
- Jason Frierson, Speaker of the Nevada Assembly who says it’s premature to talk about whether ESA’s are the hill to die for, for the Republicans, at the end of the session. Some have said no ESA’s no budget.Thursday, February 16, 2017.
"(it’s) a solution that is looking for a problem and we don’t have a problem here in this state.
- Assemblywoman Teresa Benitez-Thompson, District 27 responding to the call for English only government documents in Nevada.Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
"We always wait for the last couple of weeks of every Legislative session to see the big stuff really happen.
- Joe Guild, Attorney discussing the positioning of the various Legislative leaders at the start of the session and yet nothing really happens this early in the session.Tuesday, February 14, 2017.
"My cell phone is smarter than my doctor could ever be.
- Danny Thompson, Former Executive Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO, says technology is replacing manpower at a rate we’ve never seen before.Monday, February 13, 2017.
"I wouldn’t mind having Italian-American day but it turns out Columbus really was a pretty bad actor and so to honor him and what he did to the native peoples as opposed to honoring the native peoples, we’re righting a wrong."
- State Senator Tick Segerblom, District 3 who has co-sponsored a bill to get rid of Columbus Day and make it Indigenous People Day.Thursday, February 09, 2017.
"We haven’t quite drawn the line as deeply as that, but we certainly know that ESA’s is one of our top priorities, if not the priority for the session."
- Assemblyman Paul Anderson, Minority Floor Leader responding to his Senate colleagues who have said no ESA’s no budget.Wednesday, February 08, 2017.
"He’s going to make it a very difficult place to make a deal this session.
- State Senator Ben Kieckhefer, Assistant Minority Leader responding to Senate Majority Leader Aaron Ford’s remarks at the opening session of the 2017 Legislative session. Senator Kieckhefer feels that the Leader laid down a path to his political ambitions in 2018.Tuesday, February 07, 2017.
"Guys, you’re four months late. This should have been done during the special session.
- Dan Schwartz, Nevada State Treasurer saying that all the Republican legislators are clamoring for ESA funding.Monday, February 06, 2017.
"I’m afraid and I’m really sad for our country.
- Marlene Lockard, Partner, The Lockard Group on the opening week of the Trump presidency.
Thursday, February 02, 2017.
"People are energized and mobilized against this administration.
- Congresswoman Dina Titus talking about the Berkley demonstrations.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017.
"What Americans needs to do is step back, take a deep breath and let him do his job.
- Marsha Berkbigler, Washoe County Commissioner defending Donald Trump’s use of rhetoric and boastfulness considering the short time he’s been in office.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017.
"What’s the piece in a deregulated market that is best for them and could continue to make them the kind of return on investment they’ve seen as the regulated monopoly."
- Mike Hillerby, Director of Legislative Affairs, Kaempfer Crowell Renshaw looking at the NV Energy side of the battle over opening up the energy market in Nevada.
Monday, January 30, 2017.