The Southern Nevada Water Authority is considering raising rates for municipalities. Some are concerned the cost would be passed on to consumers. The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce weighs in on the issue.
Kristin McMillan, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, will be working at a local McDonald's to give Southern Nevada students a well-deserved break. On Friday, April 5, Kristin will volunteer as part of the 3rd Annual "Green for Grads" event to raise money for scholarships to help Southern Nevada students.
The Nevada System of Higher Education is proposing a new formula to fund higher education in the state. The method by which we fund our universities and colleges means a great deal for job creation, economic development and the long-term future of Southern Nevada.
Our economy depends on higher education to produce the workforce, the research and the innovation it needs to thrive. We need to have a full, honest, fact-based conversation during the 2013 Legislature about the best way to achieve these goals.
Today, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that an initiative petition to enact a “margin” tax on business is eligible to move forward. The state legislature now has 40 days from the start of the session next week to pass the proposal. If they do not, it will be on the ballot in 2014 for voters to decide.
Las Vegas 2013. Something is in the air! All one has to do is breathe in the abundant aroma of hope, vibrancy and opportunity.
The Sun editorial Sunday, “Seeing opportunity,” will go down in Nevada history as the prescient, progressive, clarion call to all Nevadans (I’ve cut it out and framed it). The editorial’s main theme, “Nevada has a chance to change — and improve — for the future” will prove prophetic. Something is in the air!