Proposed minimum wage increase would kill jobs for inexperienced workers

November 23, 2015

A constitutional amendment filed to increase Nevada’s minimum wage over the next eight years would actually hurt most of the workers it is supposed to benefit.

Study: The high price Nevadans pay for 'free' money from the federal government

November 23, 2015

Lawmakers on the local, state and federal level almost always brag about the benefits of “free” money from the federal government, but it turns out that every dollar Nevada got from the federal government in 2012 resulted in more than a half dollar in new state and local tax increases.

Veterans Day, 2015

November 11, 2015

How the Taxpayer Protection Pledge ensures compromise, not capitulation

Pledge signers shape which policy proposals actually get presented

November 9, 2015 | by Victor Joecks

“Shaping the path,” a term used by brothers Chip and Dan Heath in their book Switch: How to change things when change is hard, describes how environmental factors change people’s behavior — often without conscious recognition.

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