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LETTER: Washington ponders a tax on plastic

According to news reports, our leaders in Washington are now talking about placing a tax on all plastic containers. Given that about 90 percent of those items are produced in China, does that mean China will be paying that cost? Chances are no, and that cost will hit American consumers who buy products packaged in plastic.

So much for the Biden administration’s concept of there not being a tax increase on American taxpayers earning less than $400,000 per year.

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LETTER: Punishing Nevada state workers for being unvaccinated

In my opinion, the state Public Employees’ Benefits Board is shortsighted and discriminatory in its punishment of employees who choose to forgo the COVID-19 vaccinations dictated by Gov. Steve Sisolak.

LETTER: NFR is indeed a benefit to Las Vegas … or is it?

Do NFR fans not have to adhere to the indoor mask mandate? Have they brought the COVID virus with them, and will they spread it to the locals that they come in contact with?

LETTER: The abuses of indigeneous children

Thank you for your important article on Nevada’s disgraceful involvement regarding the treatment of indigenous children.