LAS VEGAS – The Dignity Health Board of Directors has appointed Rita Vaswani to the Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Community Board, serving a one-year term. Vaswani is vice president, professional banking relationship manager for Nevada State Bank and has more than two decades of banking experience. She also has a strong background in health care, and focuses on banking … [Read more...] about Rita Vaswani appointed to Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Community Board
Education is critical to Nevada’s workforce, economy and lifestyle. But Nevada’s public education ranks at or near the bottom of national rankings, and only 30 percent of Nevadans hold post-secondary education degrees or certificates. In the K-12 system, rankings are created from more indicators than simply academic, according to Traci Davis, superintendent, Washoe … [Read more...] about Beyond The Basics: Education in Nevada
Harry Reid’s Legacy While I’m sure we can all breathe a sigh of relief that the negative back and forth of this election is finally over, the outcome has brought out the worst in many Americans. On one side we’ve seen crying snowflake millenials upset we won’t have a woman president and “protestors” storming Trump Tower demanding the president-elect’s head. On the other side … [Read more...] about Divisive and Fear Mongering
LAS VEGAS – De Castroverde Law Group is pleased to announce accomplished local attorney Carlos Blumberg has joined the firm focusing on personal injury, real estate, family law and other business-related cases. Blumberg is also a founding member of the Nevada Dispensary Association and has become an expert in Nevada’s marijuana laws. After working on Capitol Hill as a … [Read more...] about Attorney Carlos Blumberg Joins De Castroverde Law Group
WASHINTON, D.C. – Longtime Nevada REALTOR Marvin Rubin was one of two REALTORS in the nation to receive the Meritorious Service Award this week from the National Association of REALTORS at NAR’s mid-year meeting in Washington, D.C. Dave Tina, president of the Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR), said Rubin’s honor was one of the most prestigious awards an NAR member can … [Read more...] about Nevada REALTOR Marvin Rubin Earns NAR Award for Meritorious Service
PAHRUMP – Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, Nevada, recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the launch of its optical fiber broadband communications service in southwestern Nevada at the Pahrump Community Library. The library is the first facility to receive service through VEA’s advanced … [Read more...] about VEA Launches Optical Fiber Broadband Service in Southwestern Nevada
Work is almost completed on the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project, located near Tonopah. The developers had received a $737 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy, so if the project fails like Solyndra did, taxpayers will be on the hook for all that money. Even if we don’t have to ultimately make good on the loan, we’ll still be paying for it in lots of … [Read more...] about Alternative Energy Projects: Who Pays for These Boondoggles?
Capitalism did not create poverty—it inherited it,” observed individualist philosopher Ayn Rand. Over the past centuries, capitalism has eradicated the previous conditions of widespread famine and starvation and has elevated the living standards of the poor to a level previously unheard of, even for kings. Today, even low-income Americans commonly enjoy cell phones, … [Read more...] about The Left’s New Agenda: Minimum Wage Hikes and Unemployment Benefits Aren’t the Key to Prosperity
After the shootings in Aurora, Colorado and Sandy Hook, Americans are searching for ways to prevent future tragedies, and politicians are taking advantage of the public outcry to advance their own political agendas. For example, when Harry Reid used to represent the citizens of Nevada, he voted to support our Second Amendment rights. Now that he only represents the Progressive … [Read more...] about Gun Control or People Control? What Are the Real Issues?
The White House has been trying since Obama’s first term to silence dissent, targeting conservative media outlets and conservative commentators. Why? Because they seem to be the only ones asking the hard questions. Who else is asking what really happened at Benghazi and why four of our citizens were left there to die? Who else is asking why the drone program is killing U.S. … [Read more...] about Fair and Balanced: The Role of Conservative Media
Another reason why government shouldn’t pick winners and losers in the economy In August, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid hosted his fifth annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas. Delivering the keynote address, former president Bill Clinton claimed that if every state had a renewable-energy standard it would “put a lot of people back to work.” Sen. Reid … [Read more...] about $1.3 billion for 288 jobs: The failure of government-subsidized renewable energy