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April 30, 2017

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Letters to the Editor

Cuts to EPA are out of line
April 30, 2017
President Donald Trump’s budget and the cuts he wants to implement, especially to the Environmental Protection Agency. ...
Common sense should guide us
April 30, 2017
Common sense goes a long way. ...
Heller should be ashamed
April 30, 2017
As a supporter of Planned Parenthood, I decided I wanted to talk directly to Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. ...
Land program deserves support
April 28, 2017
For many of us in Southern Nevada, the public lands that surround Las Vegas are a place to picnic with our children, hike, mountain bike, camp and boat. Many of the amenities that we enjoy and make our experiences richer have been funded through the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act (SNPLMA). Recently, a leak of the federal budget proposal revealed a plan to remove $230 million from the program. ...
How to pay for infrastructure
April 28, 2017
By the end of World War II, the U.S. had sold more than $185 billion ($2.5 trillion in today’s dollars) worth of war bonds to finance the war. War bonds were government-issued savings bonds that generated capital for that war and made citizens feel involved in the national effort. ...
Rebutting letter on death penalty
April 26, 2017
The writer of the April 19 letter headlined “Death penalty should endure” claims that the death penalty acts as a deterrent to future crimes. He argues that death penalty opponents ignore “the obvious fact” that executing someone deters that individual “100 percent” from committing another crime. ...
State should lead on clean energy
April 26, 2017
I appreciated your article examining some of the great work being done by the Nevada Legislature this session on making Nevada the national leader in clean energy. ...
President’s word means nothing
April 26, 2017
During a recent interview with CNN about President Donald Trump’s commitment to early campaign promises, Vice President Mike Pence said, “President Trump is a man of his word.” ...
Help environment by changing diet
April 24, 2017
At a time of concern over environmental budget cuts, each of us can also help with our driving, our recycling and our diet. ...
Beastiality bill deserves support
April 24, 2017
It’s a sensitive subject, but having sex with animals in Nevada is still surprisingly legal. ...
I’m hanging up on Las Vegas
April 24, 2017
On March 15, I was enjoying my annual trip to Nevada and Arizona. ...
Saying goodbye to a funny man
April 22, 2017
Rickles left a wide void with his departure from the insult comedy world. ...
Trump is unfit
April 22, 2017
It is clear that we have a president who could, because of his mental imbalance, lead us to a nuclear war or break the bonds of our alliances in many parts of the world and turn our country into a lackey of Russia. ...
Mexico already paying for wall
April 22, 2017
I believe Mexico has already begun paying for the wall when you consider they lost Carrier and Ford. ...
Security bill is outrageous
April 19, 2017
Thank you for your April 10 article headlined “No rest for the wary,” concerning the strain that the Trump family is imposing on the Secret Service. ...

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