Entries by Heidi Harris

Heidi Harris Show Podcast #197: What happens when NV PERS retirement system loses money during #VegasShutdown

Along with everyone else who’s losing money in this #VegaShutdown, PERS, the Public Employees’ Retirement System will also lose money. Will they ask for tax increases to make up the deficit? And if so, will people who AREN’T government employees revolt? Victor Joecks, whose columns for the Las Vegas Review Journal often focus on Nevada […]

Heidi Harris Show Podcast #195: Vegas has shut down

If you had told me last week that every Vegas casino would have closed, leaving 200,000 casino employees out of work in a week, not to mention the hundred thousand or so other people who work in “non-essential” businesses, I would have called you a liar. This is incredible. A day I never imagined would […]

Advice to potential candidates

I am often amazed at the people who run for elective office with no real plan, other than the dream of being the next “whoever”. God bless ya, the water’s warm, and miracles do happen, but you’re wasting your time unless you consider these things: 1. Choose the right race.  Which races will you realistically […]

Heidi Harris Show Podcast #193: Guest, Dr. Edward Beal “War Stories from the Forgotten Soldiers”

My guest Dr. Edward Beal, a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine, spent many years counseling veterans. His new book, “War Stories from the Forgotten Soldiers” includes many personal stories of veterans who are struggling in various areas. It’s an important book, and a glimpse into the challenges many soldiers face […]