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Storey County Commission Meeting, May 15th

Storey County Commission Meeting, May 15th

Storey County Commission Meeting, May 15th Pat Whitten’s PR team tells the Team Storey story about the Commissioner Meeting in perfunctory (non)detail. Thankfully, Nicole Barde penned a predictably in-depth and detailed account (with context) of the recent County Commissioners meeting. While I find the budget quite interesting, the cure for …

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Storey County FY18-19 Budget Nearing Completion

Storey County FY18-19 Budget

Storey County FY18-19 Budget It’s Budget Season and we have been focusing on how Storey County spends your tax dollars. We wrote about the tentative budget earlier here. We wrote about the record 1.6 billion in taxable sales from 2017 here. And finally, we wrote about the current taxable sales …

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Truth, Lies, and Consequences.

Truth, Lies, and Consequences

  Truth, Lies, and Consequences. In the most recent episode of the Comstock Chronicle, Marshall McBride is quoted asking for concerned citizens to call the Commissioners and other County Officials regarding concerns they may have. He accused me and Nicole Barde of being purveyors of misinformation and lies. He reasoned …

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May 1 Commissioner Meeting Review – bardeblog.com

May 1 Commissioner Meeting Review from bardeblog.com Nicole Barde continues her yeoman work having endured another Storey County Commissioner meeting and filing another insightful report.  In her article she highlights, among other things, the remarkable disconnect that is the information loop here in Storey County; that of informational osmosis; you …

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2019 Storey County Budget Preview

2019 Storey County Budget Preview

In our last article, we discussed the fact that 2017 sales tax revenues fell despite our taxable sales increasing 585% to $1.6 billion dollars (you can read that article here). In this article, we will inspect the 2019 Storey County budget preview to see what the income and expense projections …

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Tesla and TRIC – Sales Tax Abatements

Tesla and TRIC

Tesla and TRIC – The Story Behind The Numbers, Part 1 Storey County made news last year when the Nevada Department of Taxation (NDT) released their figures for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017.  Around the state, people took notice of the remarkable increase in taxable sales in Storey County. Thanks to …

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Your Tax Dollars at work in Storey County in 2017

Your Tax Dollars at work in Storey County

$2,682,046.31 of  Your Tax Dollars hard(ly) at work in Storey County in 2107 The Tax Foundation began tracking Tax Freedom Day in 1948. Tax Freedom Day is the day that the nation as a whole pays all the taxes to all the Federal, State and Local agencies they need for …

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Barde Announces Candidacy for Storey County Commissioner

Storey County Commission Meeting, May 15th

Barde Announces Candidacy for Storey County Commissioner Nicole Barde announced on bardeblog.com she is running for County Commissioner in District 2. With her announcement, there are now three candidates vying for the seat. Barde, who ran in 2014 as a Democrat will be running as a Non-Partisan in 2018. Since …

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Whisper Campaign – Sunday Word(s) Of The Day

From Wikipedia – A whisper campaign is a method of persuasion in which damaging rumors or innuendo are spread about the target, while the source of the rumors seeks to avoid being detected while spreading them (for example, a political campaign might distribute anonymous flyers attacking the other candidate). It …

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