Monthly Archives: October 2016

Nevada Annual Gaming Win Up 2.84%

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Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $948,961,678 for the month of September 2016.  This amounts to a 3.55% increase compared to September 2015, when licensees reported a gaming win of $916,466,663. For the fiscal year (July 1, 2016 through September 30, 2016), gaming win has increased 2.84%. Here are the numbers across… Read more »

RCG-UNLV Study: Energy Measure Would Create 38,000 Nevada Jobs

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ICYMI, our economic analysis of the Energy Choice Initiative (aka Question 3 on your ballot) concludes that if approved by voters, the measure would create thousands of new clean energy and clean technology jobs in Nevada. Our study was conducted in collaboration with UNLV economist Dr. Alan Schlottmann on behalf of Nevadans for Affordable Clean Energy Choices,… Read more »

Business Tax Rankings for Western States

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Each year, the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index  gauges how the tax systems of states compare to one another. Because taxes affect location decisions, job creation and retention, and competitiveness, the Index is considered a measure of the “tax-friendliness” of each state’s tax system. Here is this year’s map, showing Nevada in 5th place among states:… Read more »

Las Vegas Home Supply Shrinking

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The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR) reported today that the local housing supply is shrinking as Southern Nevada home sales increase and prices stabilize. GLVAR reported the median price of existing single-family homes sold during September through its Multiple Listing Service (MLS) was $233,500. That was down slightly from $235,000 in August, but still up 6.1 percent from $220,000 one year… Read more »