When will the moron Elected Nevada officials get it through their heads that just because they do not have the money they think, in error, that that need so that they can hire more useless teachers, more criminals with badges and more bureaucrats to, as Jefferson called it eat out the substance of the people.
When will they stop killing the goose that laid the golden egg?
The answer to that is easy. It will happen when Nevadans stop electing Republicans and Democrats.
NEVADA LEGISLATURE: Some say state killing source
Increase in mining claims fees will drive explorers elsewhere, critics argue
By ED VOGEL
REVIEW-JOURNAL CAPITAL BUREAU
CARSON CITY — Some state and mining representatives are predicting that mineral exploration in Nevada will decline and that as a result, the state will not receive the almost $26 million in claims fees it anticipated this fiscal year.
State lawmakers increased mining claims fees by more than 600 percent to help bridge a budget deficit, but a state mining administrator said the action might not have the desired effect.
And then we get this:
Cash-strapped city considers raising building fees
Group says salaries should be trimmed first
By ALAN CHOATE
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNALLas Vegas officials have proposed dramatic increases in building fees to make up revenue that has been lost because of the economic downturn and the lack of new building activity.
The proposed ordinance calls for an increase of 65 percent to 70 percent in the fees for plan checks, building permits and inspections. Those fees pay for the work of the Building and Safety Department.
I know that I will be sure to REFUSE to pull and permits in the City of Las Vegas and will look to build anywhere but Las Vegas.