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Worst CCSD schools have the most teacher vacancies | VICTOR JOECKS

The best schools in Clark County don’t have many job openings. The obvious corollary should be deeply alarming: The teacher shortage at low-performing schools is…

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Nevada Republican U.S. Senate candidate Adam Laxalt and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wave goodbye ...
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Voter registration data suggests Nevada Latinos are turning red | VICTOR JOECKS

A deep dive into Nevada’s voter registration data offers more evidence Hispanics are moving toward the Republican Party. There are four Assembly seats in districts…

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U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Cortez Masto isn’t fighting for Nevada | VICTOR JOECKS

Both her political career and state would be in much better shape if Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto were as independent-minded as Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of…

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Red states outperformed blue states in jobs recovery | VICTOR JOECKS

Finally recovering all the jobs Nevada lost during the pandemic and accompanying shutdowns isn’t something worth bragging about. Red states, such as Arizona and Florida,…

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Erika Ballou, a newly elected District Court judge, poses for a portrait outside of the Regiona ...
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Sisolak, Ford and Cortez Masto refuse to disagree with anti-cop comments | VICTOR JOECKS

It shouldn’t be hard to reject blatantly anti-police sentiment. But Gov. Steve Sisolak, Attorney General Aaron Ford and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto refused to do…

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Washington, NYC mayors sound like Republicans on illegal immigration | VICTOR JOECKS

It’s a lot easier to be supportive of illegal immigrants when they aren’t straining your city services. Just ask two of the most prominent Democrat…

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Victor Joecks, Joe Biden and COVID | LETTER

In his Friday column, the Review-Journal’s Victor Joecks takes President Joe Biden to task for the statement, “You’re not going to get COVID if you…

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Las Vegas isn’t running out of water | VICTOR JOECKS

There’s no need to stress about Las Vegas running out of water. This month, Emerson College released a poll of Nevadans. It asked respondents about…

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Victor Joecks nails it on energy reliability | LETTER
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Victor Joecks nails it on energy reliability | LETTER

Normally, I find Victor Joecks’ columns somewhere between from mildly annoying to infuriatingly misguided. His July 17 column, however, was dead on. Renewable energy as…

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Biden catches virus he promised to shut down | VICTOR JOECKS

President Joe Biden once promised to shut down the coronavirus. He couldn’t even keep himself from catching it. On Thursday, the White House announced that…

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