In response to Nevada PERS’ release of limited information on the benefits paid out to retired public workers, and the disturbing, yet expected, confirmation that some many retired government employees are receiving massive payouts in their retirement, Nevada Policy Research Institute’s Executive Vice President Victor Joecks issued the following response.
Expanding options for families and students is the way to improve Nevada's education system, not imposing a debilitating tax that will put parents out of work.
The Nevada Policy Research Institute today took its fight for transparency in the Clark County School District to the Nevada Supreme Court.
Even by lax accounting standards, PERS' unfunded liability stands at $12.9 billion, with a funding level of under 70 percent. Based on its investment return over the past five years, the likelihood that PERS will be fully funded in 2033 is more than 1 in 12 quintillion.
During the Summer of 2009, Senator Reid pledged, “If you like the health care you have, you can keep it” eight times while speaking on the Senate floor.
Senator Reid repeatedly misled Americans by assuring them, “If you like the health care you have, you can keep it."
The Affordable Care Act is touted to decrease emergency room costs and visits through expanded health care coverage, but an Oregon study shows the new law is likely to have the opposite effect.
Government unions and public officials are needlessly keeping Nevadans in the dark.