CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican Assemblywoman Michele Fiore has filed initial paperwork to seek a southern Nevada congressional seat, although she says she's still not sure she'll jump in the race that already includes four other Republican contenders.
Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson caught a lot of people off guard when he recently proposed changing the state constitution in order to tax mining even more. It's his effort to suplant the 2-percent margins tax being promoted by teacher's unions. The mining industry says this effort is simply an effort to inflict pain on them. Would taxing mining help fund education?