Archive for the 'Cleanliness' Category

‘Farm-to-Fork’ … after you ship your food 400 miles for inspection

Sunday, February 5th, 2012

It was a bit of a consciousness shifting event to sit in a banquet hall at the Tuscany Resort in Las Vegas Monday evening alongside some 95 county sheriffs and a handful of deputies — most in full uniform with gleaming badges — listening to and applauding speakers you’d more commonly associate with Libertarian Party […]

This is what Obama calls ‘slashing red tape’

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Following up on a draft released in May, the Obama administration Tuesday outlined federal rules changes that it says will save private businesses about $10 billion over five years. The changes include accelerating payments to 60,000 small businesses working on Defense contracts, and requiring the Small Business Administration to adopt a single electronic application for […]

‘Oh, did we cite you under the health regulations?’

Sunday, June 11th, 2000

It’s a head-on clash between two ways of looking at the law — between Las Vegas the bootstrap desert town with the can-do-attitude, and The New Vegas … a suburban community where zoning is everywhere, and whatever you do, you’d better have your permits. Dan Paripovich, who served with the Sixth Special Forces Group from […]