Monthly Archives: April 2018


Stonewall – The Sunday Word Of The Day Essay

Stonewall verb [with object] delay or block (a request, process, or person) by refusing to answer questions or by giving evasive replies, especially in politics: (as noun stonewalling) : the art of stonewalling and political intimidation | the highest level of bureaucracy stonewalled us. As many of you know, Storey …

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Tesla and TRIC

Tesla and TRIC – Sales Tax Abatements

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

Your Tax Dollars at work in Storey County in 2017

$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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chilling effect

Chilling Effect – The Sunday Word(s) of The Day

Lance Gilman Sues Sam Toll in an effort to have a chilling effect on the work of The Storey Teller.   Throughout time immemorial, politicians have done their level best to quiet critical review of their actions. History is littered with people in power disproving of critics. The use of …

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$1.6 Billion In Taxable Sales In Storey County. What’s Our Share?

$1.6 Billion In Taxable Sales For Storey County in FY 2016-2017. How much did we get? Earlier this week TRIC Project Manager, Gilman Family Trust Risk Officer, Storey County Planning Commissioner, Blockchains, LLC Government Relations Advisor and Lance Gilman bunkmate Kris Thompson called Highlands resident Nicole Barde and Storey County …

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court dismissed 7 of 8 charges in Gilman v. Toll

Court Dismissed 7 of 8 Charges in Gilman v. Toll

First District Court Dismissed 7 of 8 Charges in Gilman v. Toll On April 9th, 2018, The Honorable James E. Wilson Jr. of the First District Court dismissed 7 of 8 charges in Gilman v. Toll. In his ruling, Judge Wilson dismissed the arguments of Lance Gilman who hoped to …

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