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March 28, 2015

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City needs better construction plan
March 28, 2015
The road construction that has turned Rampart Boulevard near the Summerlin Parkway into a nightmare for months on end is still in full swing. Now we have a new street project tearing things up at Cheyenne Avenue and Durango Drive. I live right in the middle of both these jobs.
Federal Reserve should be audited
March 28, 2015
Kudos to Sen. Rand Paul for introducing his Audit the Fed Bill, SB 264. This bill calls for a long overdue comprehensive audit of the Federal Reserve System.
Registration fees inhibit economy
March 28, 2015
A recent letter asked why vehicle registration in our state is so high. I not only agree with the writer but suggest that because of the high fee, the state is losing revenue because people don’t register their cars on time after moving here.
Regulations are a necessary evil
March 27, 2015
Paul Krugman again illustrates with his column “Partisan pepperoni” (Las Vegas Sun, March 14) why his articles are …
Time to embrace ridesharing in Vegas
March 27, 2015
If you live in Southern Nevada, you know how tough and costly it can be to get a taxi to come to your home or place of business. I live in Summerlin …
Why haven’t gas prices decreased?
March 27, 2015
It was a great relief when a number of gas stations around the Las Vegas Valley dropped the price of regular unleaded below the $2-a-gallon mark recently. After a short time …
School board needs businesspeople
March 26, 2015
A few years ago, someone came up with the brilliant idea that in order to run for Clark County judge, a person must be an attorney who has passed the bar in Nevada and at some point practiced law within the state. At the time I thought, “What a …
The Republicans’ foreign policy
March 26, 2015
A column by Doyle McManus was recently titled, “Republicans haven’t quite worked out a foreign policy beyond ‘not Obama.’” Republicans should …
How else will GOP obstruct Obama?
March 26, 2015
Earlier this month, 47 Republican senators signed and sent a letter to Iran stating that no matter what the government agrees to, we can subsequently take it off the table. Several senators have since …
How is exorbitant tax legal?
March 25, 2015
Thanks to the letter writer who expressed outrage about the tax on his …
Thomas Friedman misguides criticism
March 25, 2015
I am shocked the Las Vegas Sun would publish a column that tears apart …
Ridesharing would benefit community
March 25, 2015
As both a student and employee of UNLV, I find myself reliant on the city’s public transit system. Use of taxi services is out of the question as I tire of wait times and the expense associated with …
Nonunion workers get same benefits
March 25, 2015
I worked in the Postal Service for 34 years and had many positions — postmaster, supervisor, shop steward, grievance procedures, arbitrations, union meetings and conventions. I’ve never heard of nor seen any …
Should DMV really arm its staff?
March 24, 2015
The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles feels it needs to arm its locations with military-grade assault weapons to defend itself from a problem of its own creation.
Sun provides ‘other side of the story’
March 24, 2015
n the March 17 letter to the Sun “Offer a balanced picture in the Sun,” the letter writer asked that the Sun practice “tit-for-tat” reporting. I moved to Las Vegas 15 years ago and have relied on the Sun to provide the other side of the political scene because the competing newspaper in Las Vegas is totally one-sided.

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