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Brookings Mountain West In The News

Mar 9, 2017

For the last few years, Americans have enjoyed friendly prices at the pump. And in many ways consumers' lives have been shaped by these prices.

Feb 27, 2017

The 18,000-acre Apex Industrial Park could be a catalyst for bringing more “innovative” companies and manufacturing operations to Southern Nevada, adding to a tenant list that includes Faraday Future and Hyperloop One.

Feb 13, 2017

The controversy surrounding Obamacare continues. Local economists are planning for a time without the Affordable Care Act as President Donald Trump made its repeal one of his campaign promises.

Feb 3, 2017

Nevada could be hurt by the more confrontational approach to China promised by the Trump administration, but the state could benefit by increases in infrastructure spending, according to a pair of Brookings Institution scholars.

Jan 12, 2017

Lawmakers say they plan to make another hard push to build a light rail system in Las Vegas. The track would potentially start at McCarran International Airport and go up to Maryland Parkway to Carson before it heads west here it heads west and downtown until it gets near Valley Hospital.

Dec 5, 2016

NFL Hall of Fame defensive back Ronnie Lott has been retired for more than a decade, but he can still make an impact play late in the game.

Nov 21, 2016

It might be difficult for Nevadans to believe, but there were places where Americans could watch TV for hours on end this fall without seeing ads for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

Nov 21, 2016

It might be difficult for Nevadans to believe, but there were places where Americans could watch TV for hours on end this fall without seeing ads for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

Nov 21, 2016

It might be difficult for Nevadans to believe, but there were places where Americans could watch TV for hours on end this fall without seeing ads for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

Nov 21, 2016

Hillary Clinton overwhelmingly won Nevada’s Latino vote by a 2-to-1 margin over Donald Trump, according to exit polls conducted during the Nov. 8 election.

Nov 18, 2016

Clark County voters opted for more construction cones and road projects last week by approving a ballot measure that pegs the Clark County fuel tax to inflation.By a 56 percent to 44 percent margin, voters kept in place for the next decade a fuel tax rate that rises with cost of living.

Nov 9, 2016

What was the most alarming of all the alarming moments in the unprecedented 2016 presidential campaign? Here’s a possibility: October 19, two-thirds of the way through the third presidential debate in Las Vegas, when Donald Trump, the strangest Republican presidential candidate ever, refused to say whether he would accept the result of the election if he lost.

Nov 9, 2016

What was the most alarming of all the alarming moments in the unprecedented 2016 presidential campaign? Here’s a possibility: October 19, two-thirds of the way through the third presidential debate in Las Vegas, when Donald Trump, the strangest Republican presidential candidate ever, refused to say whether he would accept the result of the election if he lost.

Oct 3, 2016

There are more and more new department stores opening for business around the Las Vegas valley, and with every new store that opens, there are dozens of jobs that comes along with it.

Aug 8, 2016

The second annual Nevada Economic Development Conference, scheduled Sept. 20-22 at the University of Nevada, Reno, Joe Crowley Student Union, will address “Building A Stronger Nevada” with a full schedule of featured speakers and breakout sessions.

Aug 8, 2016

The Nevada Board of Regents is planning a retreat this month where it will discuss the qualifications and duties of the next system chancellor. My suggestion is that the board make John White, the interim system head, the last “chancellor.”

Aug 8, 2016

Both major candidates running to represent Nevada’s 4th Congressional District embody different aspects of an expansive and diverse district.

Aug 8, 2016

Both major candidates running to represent Nevada’s 4th Congressional District embody different aspects of an expansive and diverse district.