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NPRI topples 3,610 dominoes to show margin tax destruction

New study says 3,610 people in Nevada will lose their jobs is tax is approved in November

August 28, 2014

The Nevada Policy Research Institute recently held a demonstration for Las Vegas media to show the devastating domino effect passage of the proposed margin tax, or Question 3, will have on the Silver State’s economy, businesses and families. 

Margin tax would cause destruction of 3,600+ private-sector jobs

New dynamic, general-equilibrium analysis simulates impact of tax proposal

August 25, 2014 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

Although much has been said about the proposed margin tax on businesses that will appear as Question 3 on November’s ballot, there is a shocking lack of clarity about the actual impact of the tax on Nevada’s economy.

NPRI: New margin tax study seriously flawed

August 20, 2014

Responding to today’s release of a study paid for by margin tax proponents and purporting to show that the tax would have a positive impact on Nevada’s economy, Geoffrey Lawrence, NPRI’s research director, released the following comments.

NPRI sues Tahoe Douglas Sewer Improvement District over its failure to provide public salary data

August 20, 2014

The Nevada Policy Research Institute filed suit today against the Tahoe Douglas Sewer Improvement District (TDSID) for refusing to comply with the Nevada Public Records Act. TDSID has failed to respond — as legally required — to NPRI’s request for the district’s employee compensation records.

How do you leave a union you don't know you belong to?

August 14, 2014 | by Victor Joecks , James Sherk

Running Aug. 10-16, this coalition of 68 groups, including The Heritage Foundation, in 40 states is informing workers nationwide about their right to leave their union through radio ads, billboards, online ads, flyers and social media. Or in the case of home-care providers, these organizations are informing individuals for the first time that they may be part of a union and how to leave. 

NPRI spearheads nationwide campaign to let union members know how to exit their unions

August 12, 2014 | by Victor Joecks

NPRI released a poll showing that 82.9 of Nevadans support the concept of right-to-work.

NPRI campaign goes nationwide

August 11, 2014 | by Andy Matthews

This is our second year running National Employee Freedom Week, and I’m excited to let you know that this year, 81 groups in 45 states are participating. That’s up from the 65 groups in 37 states we had last year. 

Economist: GOED’s $1.2 million subsidy to SolarCity provides ‘No net benefit to Nevadans’

August 8, 2014

An expert-witness report just filed in NPRI's constitutional challenge to the State of Nevada’s “Catalyst Fund” says taxpayer-dollar subsidies like the $1.2 million the state is attempting to give SolarCity, Inc. “do not provide any net benefit to the state or to its citizens.”

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