Nevada Clips 11.22.11


2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – State senator decides not to run for Congress – LINK
  • LV Sun – Nevada GOP wary of Colorado as caucus intruder – LINK
  • LV Sun – State Sen. John Lee not running for Congress – LINK
  • RGJ – Fact Checker: Are Mormons Christian? Answer could affect 2012 race – LINK
  • AP – John Lee won’t seek Nevada congressional seat – LINK

CONGRESS

  • RJ – Nevada lawmakers react to failure of supercommittee – LINK

REDISTRICTING

  • AP – Secretary of state opposes wording in redistricting order – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: Supercommittee members should be fired – LINK
  • RJ – Train trouble: Las Vegas Monorail fails to exit bankruptcy – LINK
  • LV Sun – Velotta: High-speed rail to Victorville, really? – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Tip pooling isn’t right – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Cops should treat OWS protesters better – LINK
  • RGJ – Editorial: Last week’s fire a reminder that we must not get complacent – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Nevada must get its economic act together – now – LINK
  • RJ – Nevada unemployment rate unchanged; valley’s down slightly – LINK
  • RJ – Flamingo begins remodeling most of its 3,500 rooms – LINK
  • LV Sun – Judge weighing arguments in $700 million Fontainebleau fraud lawsuit – LINK
  • RGJ – Nevada has nation’s highest unemployment rate for 17th straight month – LINK
  • RGJ – Real Estate: Home sales volume up over 2010, prices continue to fall – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Nevada’s jobless rate dips a half percent on school, holiday staffing – LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press – Elko jobless rate dips lower; State’s remains unchanged – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Nevada’s Jobless Rate Holds Steady At 13.4 Percent In October – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • AP – Bad luck, circumstances fueled Reno firestorm – LINK
  • RJ – New City Hall opens with room to spare in cash-strapped North Las Vegas – LINK
  • RJ – Will Las Vegas Monorail find much-needed savior? – LINK
  • LV Sun – Nevada urged to use tax credits to rehab abandoned homes for renters – LINK
  • LV Sun – Las Vegas Monorail to talk with creditors on new bankruptcy plan – LINK
  • LV Sun – U.S. 93 project in Boulder City to be ready for holiday traffic – LINK
  • LV Sun – Occupy LV vows publicity push as national poll shows most unaware of movement’s goals – LINK
  • LV Sun – Sandoval gets low score on “racial equity” report card – LINK
  • RGJ – Perfect storm of conditions fueled Caughlin Fire – LINK

EDUCATION

  • LV Sun – Metro Police hope cracking down on truants puts a dent in crime – LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune – School trustees to look at district’s financial picture – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • Nevada News Bureau – Gov. Sandoval Orders Assessment Of Transmission Line Construction For Renewable Energy Development – LINK