Monthly Archives April 2018

APNewsBreak: Trump lawyer gave loans to pot-linked cab mogul

President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, whose business dealings are being investigated by the FBI, and his father-in-law have lent $26 million in recent years to a taxi mogul who is shifting into the legalized marijuana industry, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

Semyon "Sam" Shtayner, a longtime business associate of Michael Cohen’s father-in-law, created Nevada-based Cannaboss LLC the day before the 2016 election. A few months later, he took a majority position in a company that is provisionally licensed to cultivate medicinal marijuana and produce edibles, the records show.

"He personally manages over 500 taxi medallions, but he is looking to transition from the medallion business to the cannibas (sic)," according to the personal narrative Shtayner submitted l...

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Feedback negative for proposed windfarm

NEEDLES — Two scoping meetings in and the feedback remained negative regarding a proposed wind farm by Crescent Peak Renewables, LLC. Meetings were held in Searchlight and Needles, April 9 and 10 respectively. Two additional meetings were held April 11 and 12, in Las Vegas and Henderson respectively.

In November 2015, Crescent Peak Renewables, LLC, submitted an application to the Bureau of Land Management requesting authorization to construct, operate, maintain and terminate an up to 500-megawatt wind energy generation facility.

Crescent Peak is an acquisition made by Eolous North America Inc., a subsidiary of Eolus. Eolus is a company based in Sweden. Eolous North America Inc. also acquired a second wind power project in Storey and Washoe counties and Carson City in 2015.

Eric Jacobson, o...

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Senator wants better approach to Southern Nevada affordable housing

A slew of barriers block the expansion of affordable housing in Southern Nevada – rising rents, low inventory and private sources sitting untapped while thousands of people on wait lists for public and transitional housing. A slew of barriers block the expansion of affordable housing in Southern Nevada – rising rents, low inventory and private sources sitting untapped while thousands of people on wait lists for public and transitional housing.

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