Empathy, discussion, debate — even verbal jabs — require that people understand each other.
Victor Joecks is a Review-Journal columnist who explores and explains policy issues three days a week in the Opinion section. Previously he served as the executive vice president of the Nevada Policy Research Institute. Victor is also a staff sergeant in Nevada National Guard. Originally from Washington state, Victor received his bachelor’s degree from Hillsdale College.
It’s Valentine’s Day, but don’t expect everything to be roses on Day 9 of the 2017 Legislative Session.
It’s Day 8 of the 2017 Legislative Session, and the start of the second week. Committees are getting into a groove, and lawmakers are working with the Legislative Counsel Bureau to perfect language on bills they want to introduce.
CARSON CITY — It’d sure be nice to be able to vote yourself a pay raise. That’s what Assemblyman Steve Yeager, D-Las Vegas, wants to do with his recently introduced Assembly Bill 121.
A proposal aimed at ensuring men and women receive equal pay isn’t just unnecessary. It creates a pathway to punish political opponents.
It’s the fifth day of the 2017 Legislative Session, and it’s finally Friday. Yes, legislators and lobbyists are just as excited as the rest of us. Here’s what to watch for.
It was only an opening skirmish, but Thursday’s hearing in Senate Finance previewed how desperate liberals are to stop Education Savings Accounts, Nevada’s groundbreaking school-choice program.
It’s the fourth day of the 2017 Legislative Session. The third day was relatively calm, but Day 4 won’t be. Here’s what to watch for.
Democrats aren’t wasting any time trying to overturn Republican reforms from 2015.
It’s the third day of the 2017 Legislative Session. Committees are just about in full swing and Democrats’ liberal agenda is on full display, including yesterday’s introduction of a massive minimum wage increase. Here’s what to watch for today:
On Day 2 of the 2017 Nevada Legislature, Senate Democrats introduced a minimum-wage bill. Beyond heated debate, the bill will shed light on the strategy Democrats will use to push their liberal agenda.
It’s the second day of the 2017 Legislative Session. After some surprising fireworks in yesterday’s opening speeches, here are three things to watch for this Tuesday.
The 2017 legislative session begins today, and Democrats have only the illusion of control.
The board of Nevada’s Public Employees’ Retirement System just slapped you in the face — while also reaching into your wallet to pay their legal bills. Public employee salary information is public record. But pensions aren’t? Come on.