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Kirkpatrick to seek revenue-neutral tax reform

Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick testifies before the Taxation Committee on the second day of the 2013 legislative session Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 in Carson City.

Rather than seeking a tax increase this session, Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick said she will pursue revenue-neutral reform aimed at increasing Nevada’s tax base enough to eventually generate more money for education.

Three Las Vegas-area communities in top 15 for home sales

Meritage Homes unveiled its Extreme Green homes at the master-planned community Providence in Las Vegas with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, March 11, 2011.

Three Las Vegas Valley master-planned communities were in the top 15 nationwide for sales last year, research reports say.

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Growing literary reputation

Las Vegas may be many things to many people. But it’s fair to say we rarely are seen as a literary center. We should be.

Unions hot under the collar

When Punxsutawney Phil peered out of his burrow in Gobbler’s Knob, Pa., this month, he projected an early spring but didn’t say anything about how hot it was going to get this summer. It has taken a few remarks and actions from Southern Nevada’s labor unions for local prognosticators to forecast how much heat we’re going to get.

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International training center for carpenters is expanding

Students are receiving hands-on training at the United Brotherhood of Carpenters' International Training Center, Tuesday. Jan. 29, 2013.

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America’s International Training Center, which serves as a training hub for specialty ...

The People: Feb. 18, 2013

In the People: Wayne Jeu, Roger Thomas, Dr. Jacques Joseph Lamothe, Debra Spinelli, Dr. Samuel D. Esparza, Sarah Gannon, Dr. ...

The Notes: Feb. 18, 2013

In the Notes: Northwestern Mutual, NEWave, Trosper Communications, Burke Construction Group, Compendium International, Corn Creek Desert National Wildlife Refuge, U.S. ...

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Records and Transactions: Feb. 18, 2013

All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]

The List: Tax Preparation Firms

Find out about tax preparation firms. This week, we rank them by number of staff as of Feb. 7.

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