News of Government Affairs

First, your return to shore was not part of our negotiations nor our agreement so I must do nothing. And secondly, you must be a pirate for the pirate’s code to apply and you’re not. And thirdly, the code is more what you’d call “guidelines” than actual rules. Welcome aboard the Black Pearl, Miss Turner! Captain Hector Barbossa Deadlines are what turns […]

A pessimist sees a dark tunnel; An optimist sees the light at the end of the tunnel; A realist sees a freight train; The engineer sees three idiots standing on the tracks. – Unknown Entering Week 5 of the 2019 Nevada Legislative Session, the capitol has eased back into a familiar rhythm; bill introduction… legislator […]

“Back to school. Back to school, to prove to Dad that I’m not a fool. I got my lunch packed up, my boots tied tight, I hope I don’t get in a fight. Ohhhh, back to school. Back to school. Back to school. Well, here goes nothing.” – Billy Madison As we write this month’s […]

Who can it be knocking at my door? Make no sound, tip-toe across the floor. If he hears, he’ll knock all day, I’ll be trapped, and here I’ll have to stay. Who Can It Be Now? Men At Work (1981) Moving through Election Day on November 6 to Thanksgiving, followed by NAIOP’s annual meeting and […]

“It becomes a gift for one, as opposed to a gift for all.” – the esteemed Jon Leleu, Ladies and Gentlemen To TIF, or not to TIF, that is the question. For many, many years, almost every state in the US, save Arizona, has had TIF enabling laws on its books. While they all say […]

Voters approach Mid-Term Elections with the same enthusiasm they show when shopping for a new refrigerator; some just grumble and go, and others put it off until the next time an issue arises.  Yet, a variety of factors, most notably the Donald Trump presidency…Click here to Read More   Jonathan Leleu, DirectorKerrie Kramer, Government Affairs […]

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” – Winston Churchill Election season is upon us, with only 19 days until early voting begins, 36 days until the general election and 126 until the first day of the 2019 Legislative Session.  528 BDRs are already submitted, and things are moving […]

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