Posts Tagged: nevada

Nevada’s First Full-Scale Health Care Village To Be Built in Henderson

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Construction will start tomorrow on Nevada’s first full-scale health village, according to a story in today’s Las Vegas Review-Journal. Union Village will break ground during a ceremony in Henderson. The complex will be located on the northeast corner of U.S. Highway 95 and Galleria Drive. According to the RJ story, here are the project details by the… Read more »

Year Over Year Nevada Gaming Win Lagging

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When the Nevada Gaming Control Board (GCB) released its monthly gaming report on Friday, the big story was the state’s first decline in gaming win in five months. Nevadans were informed that August showed a 3.7% drop in gaming win statewide. The news was even worse for online poker, with revenues dropping 22.5% in August, their lowest point since… Read more »

RCG: Tesla Deal A Chance Worth Taking

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While the size and scope of the abatements and tax credits in the Tesla incentive package have received criticism from some quarters, the deal has greater significance for Nevada than just the raw numbers. Critics and supporters alike should read the bill thoroughly before over-generalizing, spreading misinformation, or passing final judgment. It is worth noting… Read more »

Internet Sales Tax Bill Advances

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Sales taxes on online purchases may be coming soon to states that were previously avoiding them, according to a recent CNN story. In a vote earlier this week, the U.S. Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, which will require all online retailers to collect sales taxes for the states where they ship goods. The legislation still needs… Read more »

Nevada Ranked Fourth Among Solar Producing States

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Solar energy is the fastest growing form of energy generation in the United States, according to a 2013 article in Statista. California reigns supreme when it comes to solar energy generation at state level, according to megawatt (MW) numbers from 2012. Arizona came in second with 710 MW of solar brought online during 2012, while New Jersey came in a… Read more »

Labor Force Participation Rate on the Decline

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A new paper from Brookings says the labor force participation rate (LFPR) will decline to 61% by 2022 – a level as low as the early 1970s. The rate has fallen 3 percentage points — from 66% pre-Great Recession to 63% this year – even as the labor market has shown signs of recovery. The decline,… Read more »