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July 2021: National News

Retail Sales Down 1.3% in MayRetail sales were down 1.3% in May. This according to a report from the Census Bureau. Retail sales reached $620.2 billion in May. By comparison, sales were $628.7 billion in April. However, on a year-over-year

June 2021: National News

The U.S. economy appears to have expanded rapidly in the first quarter. Fueled by a flood of federal cash to households and vaccination progress, the nation’s gross domestic product likely grew at a 6.5% seasonally adjusted, annual rate in the

Mary Lau: The 81st Legislative Session

The 81st Nevada Legislative Session was like nothing we’ve ever seen and something we never want to see again. Between the restrictions created due to the pandemic, a growing divide between the political parties, and the new dynamic of the

May 2021: National News

Retail Sales Posted Double-Digit Gains in March U.S. retail sales grew by double-digits in March.  According to Mastercard SpendingPulse, which measures in-store and online retail sales across all forms of payment, U.S. retail sales excluding automotive and gasoline increased 26.3%

Bryan Wachter: Senate Bill 314

By Bryan Wachter Nevada legislators had an opportunity to pass legislation which would have protected Nevada consumers from the counterfeit, knockoff and downright dangerous products that are flooding online markets. Senate Bill 314 – which provided consumer protections – had bipartisan

Andy Peterson: The Signal and the Noise

By Andy Peterson Pandemics and wars change everything. Sometimes those changes eventually work out for the better. Sometimes not. What many people, however, are likely wondering is what will become of our economy once the pandemic has receded to the