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Pay hikes: Collins makes point, commissioners don’t bite

Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins made a short-lived push for more transparency from his commission colleagues Tuesday.
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Judge ‘shocked’ Vegas man has been locked up 6 years without conviction

A judge said Tuesday that he has “real concerns” about the fact that Warren McClinton has been behind bars for six years without having been convicted of a crime. - See more at: http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/las-vegas/judge-shocked-vegas-man-has-been-locked-6-years-without-conviction#sthash.ECoNk1r2.dpuf

Presidential candidate Rubio compares higher education operations to ‘cartel’

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Tuesday called for an overhaul of the U.S. higher education system, saying colleges were operating as a “cartel” and were not meeting the needs of students or the economy.

Sandoval, others to embark on European trade mission

Gov. Brian Sandoval, members of his economic development team, higher education officials and First Lady Kathleen Sandoval will be among those on the trip to Ireland, England, Poland, Germany and Italy that begins July 18 and ends Aug. 2.

Trump to speak at FreedomFest in Vegas Saturday

Donald Trump, a famed real estate tycoon turned GOP presidential candidate, will visit Las Vegas on Saturday to speak at FreedomFest.

EDITORIAL: Henderson shouldn’t hike recreation fees

Last month, a couple of dozen Henderson residents showed up at a City Council meeting to speak out against a proposal to dramatically raise recreation fees. And in a laudable moment of serving the public interest, the City Council listened, tabling the measure and voting unanimously to instead consider a revised proposal. But make no mistake, the city wants to raise those fees one way or another, and a vote to do so could happen at tonight’s meeting.

SEBELIUS: Heck meets the press

Rep. Joe Heck did a round of interviews with television and print reporters Monday after announcing his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Twitter.

LETTER: Reid shouldn’t meddle with Rebels

You’ve got to love our senior senator from Nevada, Harry Reid. Isn’t it great when, confronted by the real issues plaguing the Obama administration and the country, good old Harry Reid remains out of touch with reality and decides to enter the race fray once again? (“Reid calls on regents to revisit ‘Rebels’ as UNLV’s nickname,” June 24 Review-Journal). This time, he’s attempting to influence UNLV to drop “Rebels” as its team name, just like the surge he ran last year against the Washington Redskins logo. On important matters in this country, Sen. Reid sits in absentia.

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