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Archive for July 12, 2003

New budget negotiations unsuccessful
CARSON CITY -- Negotiations between leaders of the Legislature broke off Friday in an unsuccessful effort to reach a compromise tax plan and the lawmakers will resume their special session this weekend and Monday.
4:18 a.m.
Columnist Erin Neff: High court did exactly what it had to do
For weeks after the constitutionally mandated end to the regular session, 15 Assembly Republicans continued to hold up the two-thirds provision, which requires a two-thirds vote for new taxes, as a reason they could hold ...
3:53 a.m.
Where I Stand -- Mike O'Callaghan: Cease-fire isn't peace
We must remember the Islamic Jihad and Hamas have only declared a cease-fire. At least a half dozen cease-fires have been declared and broken since Yasser Arafat turned his back on peace almost three years ...
3:49 a.m.
VegasBeat -- Timothy McDarrah: Agassi returns service at Tabu
Among the names that jumped out were Tom Breitling and Tim Poster (the partners who sold and recently bought the Golden Nugget), real-estate titan Mark Weinberg, young developer Douglas Crook, former Sporting House owner ...
3:49 a.m.
Columnist Susan Snyder: Landowner has growing concerns
These days intrusions don't come with gunfire. They come with stucco walls and red tile roofs or in the beds of trucks filled with gravel.
3:48 a.m.
Las Vegas history stretches back almost 150 years
A brief history of Las Vegas as provided by city of Las Vegas records and Sun archives:
3:46 a.m.
Landmark ruling likely to affect future sessions
WEEKEND EDITION: July 13, 2003
3:46 a.m.
Columnist Jon Ralston: Stunning ruling provokes anguish
In one day the justices achieved what Gov. Kenny Guinn had declared six months ago as a verity -- he averred that those legislators who do not come along on taxes are "irrelevant" -- and ...
3:44 a.m.
A Boot Time
If the Rat Packers were Las Vegas royalty, prepare for the return of the princess.
3:43 a.m.
Letter: Court quashes role of legislators
Let's save the money. Get rid of the legislators and just have the governor show up every two years, show his budget to the Supreme Court (they don't have to actually read the thing), and ...
3:42 a.m.
Letter: Don't blame Israel for merely defending itself
Does anyone believe that statement? I certainly do not. Do you believe the idea is basically unreasonable? I sure do.
3:42 a.m.
Lawmakers face own tax burdens
Every Nevadan will look at his or her wallet when the Legislature finally comes up with a plan to fund the state budget and wonder what the impact will be.
3:41 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: Court's decision bold, but necessary
But public opinion is what the high court is getting, as the public digests the ramifications of the court's historic 16-page ruling.
3:40 a.m.
Columnist Benjamin Grove: Nuke waste case points to future battles
The incident raised larger questions about the Energy Department's plan to ship far more dangerous high-level nuclear waste to Nevada's Yucca Mountain from sites nationwide, including sites in California.
3:40 a.m.
Editorial: It's a new day for the Legislature
It's unfortunate that the governor had to call upon the Nevada Supreme Court to loosen the legislative knot in Carson City. But owing to the governor's petition, and owing to the Supreme Court's decisiveness, the ...
3:38 a.m.
A look at the Senate, Assembly plans
With the Supreme Court's decision waiving the constitutional requirement that two-thirds of all lawmakers vote to approve a tax increase, both houses of the Legislature are expected to pass a tax plan to fund the ...
3:38 a.m.
Grand celebration planned for Vegas' 100th
WEEKEND EDITION: July 12, 2003
3:37 a.m.

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