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Short Circuit: Bill Aims to Deep-Six 9th

Debra J. Saunders, WASHINGTON — How big is the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals? The San-Francisco-based circuit is so big that it represents nine states, including Nevada, 20 percent of the U.S. population and 40 percent of the nation’s land mass. It’s so big that Congress has looked at bills to split the circuit

Oakland, California Lawmakers Offer Taxpayer Money to Sports Team Owners

Ben Johnson, Oakland, California lawmakers are hoping to talk the National Football League’s (NFL) Oakland Raiders out of plans to move to Las Vegas, offering a taxpayer-subsidized financing deal. In December 2016, lawmakers on the Oakland City Council and Alameda County Board of Supervisors agreed to offer the team’s owners $200 million in taxpayer funds

Trump’s promises about the Supreme Court are why he’s about to be our next president

Dr. James Dobson, The presidential inauguration is now mere days away, yet the media still can’t grasp the reason why Donald J. Trump, and not Hillary Clinton, will be the one sworn in. We are being told that Trump’s win is attributed to white working class males in the rust belt who were angry about

A Different Kind of Journalism

Debra J. Saunders, There is standard progression in the world where journalism and politics intersect. After years of reporting and watching newsrooms shrink, many journalists go to work for the governments they covered, or for an elected official they covered, or for organization they covered and admire. A few who stay in journalism rise in

Nevada Voters Choose Electric Power Competition

H. Sterling Burnett, Voters in Nevada overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment that would open the state’s electric power market to retail competition. Currently, in Nevada, as in many states, utility companies have monopolies within their respective geographic service areas, with the Nevada Public Utilities Commission, regulating utility prices and other terms of service. In Nevada,