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WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Let's keep it simple this week: What did you think of what the governor unfurled this week? On a scale of 1-10, what do you rate it, with 1 being the worst thing you have ever seen and 10 being the greatest thing since sliced bread? The speech, the messaging, the substance. Will it work? Does It have holes? What are the...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. I really don't want to ask you about the Goodman fiasco, but if you have thoughts of any kind, please share them. Does it matter? Should we worry too many people listen to her? Should the Leg pull the city charter? 4. I feel like we are in limbo right now in this state vis a vis the coronavirus crisis. Anyone else feel that...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. From what you know, paint the most likely scenario for ending the shutdown. What opens first and when? How does gaming reopen? 4. What is the most likely reason (s) Nevada has gotten the shaft in PPP loans and that small gamers/taverns are getting screwed? 5. The Dems lawsuit against SOS casts a pall over an already...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. What is the smartest thing someone has said to you about the coronavirus and its impact on Nevada? 4. Let's assume the shutdown doesn't end until May 1 or even mid-May, when early voting is supposed to begin. Can the primary really be held in June? What will the turnout look like? What are the likely impacts going to be on...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Will the Strip be open May 1? 4. Have there been any obvious mistakes in the state response so far? From what you know, how is the Nevada health care system holding up -- will it bend or break? Which public or private institution has held up best so far during the pandemic?   I asked about whether May 1 as a start date for the...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Name two heroes and two goats from the coronavirus in Nevada story so far? 4. What is the one story that is not being told here right now about this pandemic? Some really good, thoughtful stuff from my insiders this week. Consensus that gov and Marilyn K. are heroes, Mayor Goodman and the city clown show are the goats. My take...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. There is only one story, so what do you think of the story? Economic impact? Govt response? Long-term repercussions? Anything you want to say, say it! Sorry for late delivery, folks. Been a bit…busy. Note: These responses came in before today’s announcement on school closures. A couple of quick things before we get to the...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you heard or read about Nevada politics this week? 3. Coronavirus in Nevada: What happens next? Grade the government's reaction so far. Give any thoughts you might have. 4. Does the education adequacy lawsuit affect the political landscape at all? If so, how? 5. Cortez Masto as Biden's running mate? Insanity or possibility?   Some good stuff from my insiders, with general praise...
When I started The Nevada Independent, I moved this blog onto that site. Please check it out. If you came here looking for old videos of my PBS show, I am sorry they are gone. KNPB and VegasPBS took them off the Internet and tried to extort me to have copies and force me to sign an agreement that I would never put them live on the web. I refused. Someday I will tell the full story of what Tom Axtell of VegasPBS and Kurt Mische of KNPB actually did, and I will publish some stunning emails. For...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard this week about Nevada politics? 3. Thoughts on the debate?   4. Thoughts on the caucus -- if we get a winner sometime Saturday, wait for that?   5. Anything else on your mind? Vent away.   Sorry for the tardiness today, folks, but here you go:   MOST INTERESTING THING   The Harry Reid piece in the New Yorker was vintage Reid. Smart, honest and tough with a dash of...

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