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The Weekly TWIT – This Week In Tesla July 14th

TWIT - This week in Tesla

The Weekly TWIT – This Week In Tesla July 14th Another interesting week for Tesla is in the books, and Elon Musk didn’t disappoint the folks watching him make news. From hell in Fremont to caves in Thailand to Chinese Gigafantasies to the Flint water savior, Elon was hopping the …

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This Week In Tesla – The Weekly TWIT

TWIT - This week in Tesla

Welcome to This Week In Tesla With so much here in Storey County riding on the Auto Manufacturer, I think it is important to keep tabs on how the biggest employer in Storey County is doing. So we present the weekly TWIT – This week in Tesla. Tesla Began the …

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Storey County’s Fiscal Year Starts Without Tesla

Storey County's Fiscal Year Starts Without Tesla

Storey County’s Fiscal Year Starts Without Tesla As we reported earlier, Storey County’s budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 was approved by County Commissioners McBride, Gilman, and McGuffey at a 1.7 million dollar deficit. It appears as if three years into Nevada Governor Sandoval and TRIC Executive Lance Gilman’s “Deal of …

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June 5th Storey County Commissioner Meeting – Bardeblog.com

June 5th Storey County Commissioner Meeting

June 5th Storey County Commissioner Meeting Nicole Barde posted her report on the Tuesday, June 5th Storey County Commissioner Meeting. As usual, Ms. Barde provides her reporting on the meeting and her commentary on the happenings.  This installment includes great news from Jana Seddon who invested a little and generated …

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The Miracle In Storey County

The Miracle In Storey County

Tesla – The Miracle In Storey County It has been nearly five years since Governor Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature saddled The Miracle In Storey County, aka Tesla up onto the backs of the Storey County Taxpayer. With the news of the Tesla deal reaching all four corners of the …

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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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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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TRIC Sells All Remaining Property At Center

Mustang Ranch Brothel Owner, TRIC Marketing Manager, and Storey County Commissioner Lance Gilman alluded to “a major deal in the works” during recent Commissioner Meetings. Gilman announced today that all remaining available property owned by TRIC has been sold. Gilman announced yesterday that TRIC has sold the remaining 74,000 acres …

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Corporate Welfare Checks to Roll into TRIC – Again

The Governors Office of Economic Development’s (GOED) board meets in mid-November and the agenda contains an item that will consider GOED’s effort to build an effluent pipeline from Sparks to the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center (TRIC). Once built and fully deployed, this pipeline will carry 3.7 million gallons a day of effluent …

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