LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Supreme Court today ruled in favor of the Nevada Policy Research Institute, saying a lower district court was wrong to dismiss the Institute’s case calling on the Clark County School District to release its directory of taxpayer-funded and government-issued teacher email addresses.
CARSON CITY — This afternoon, the Nevada Senate passed SB302, which would create the best school choice program in the country, by an 11-to-8 vote. CARSON CITY — This afternoon, the Nevada Senate passed SB302, which would create the best school choice program in the country, by an 11-to-8 vote.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation today filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States, calling on the Court to reconsider a ruling that forces those whose rights are violated to forgo one constitutional right to vindicate another.
If the Nevada workers’ comp pendulum in the 1980s swung too far into easy money for claimants — ultimately putting the system’s entire financial survival at risk — in the 1990s, that pendulum swung the other way, and frequently with a vengeance.
CARSON CITY – Today, the Assembly Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees held a joint hearing on Gov. Brian Sandoval’s new tax proposal, which was heard as an amendment to AB464. Sandoval’s tax plan would increase the modified business tax, raise the business license fee and create a new gross receipts tax, called the “commerce” tax.
NPRI executive vice president Victor Joecks offered the following testimony.
Whether Gov. Brian Sandoval gets to impose the largest tax increase in state history on Nevadans is going to come down to whether he can induce a handful of lawmakers, who are currently on the fence, to go with him.
Today, there were three legislators, Assemblywomen Jill Dickman and Robin Titus and Assemblyman Chris Edwards who took the lead in questioning many wasteful government programs. Taxpayers should be grateful that these three folks also had the courage to vote against a number of these wasteful government programs.