Let’s see if I understand this. If I’m working in the private sector and I refuse to answer my boss’s questions about what I’ve done, I’ll be out the door in a flash. But if I’m a public servant and I refuse to answer my boss’s questions, like former IRS official Lois Lerner did, I get sent home with pay.
On Wednesday, the Sun article “Group warns of funding threat to 25 transportation projects essential to Nevada” featured a report recently released by a Washington-based research group. The report listed a number of crucial transportation projects in Nevada that would face delays and inaction in the face of federal budget shortfalls for transportation funding.
Sun editorial: Road between Las Vegas and Phoenix holds great economic promise
Plans to build an interstate highway between Las Vegas and Phoenix have drawn critics recently, ranging from people who don’t want to see a freeway in their backyard to observers who dismiss it completely.
February was quite a month in Arizona. First, the Legislature passed a bill that, in effect, gave businesses the right to discriminate against gay couples. The state’s business community was horrified. Everybody from Mitt Romney to Newt Gingrich was ticked off.
There’s a war against Legos. I know what you’re thinking: How could anyone have a beef with those colorful, plastic toy bricks with which you can build cities, stage your own Bible stories, or re-enact the Trojan War, the Civil War or “Star Wars”? And wasn’t “The Lego Movie” No. 1 at the box office for three straight weeks?