Publications

NPRI sues Governor’s Office of Economic Development over Catalyst Fund subsidies

February 19, 2014

The Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation at NPRI sued the Governor’s Office of Economic Development over Nevada’s Catalyst Fund, which provides unconstitutional taxpayer subsidies to private businesses.

NPRI offers $2,500 college scholarship opportunity

February 18, 2014

LAS VEGAS — Graduating Clark County high school students who show the potential to make a significant contribution to the cause of economic liberty should seek a $2,500 college scholarship being awarded by the Nevada Policy Research Institute.

This is the fourth year that the Professor R.S. Nigam & NPRI Freedom Scholarship is being offered. It is open to all Clark County high school students — whether they attend a public, private, online or home school — who plan to attend college beginning in the fall of 2014.

PERS payout information now available, searchable on TransparentNevada

February 13, 2014

Nevada PERS pension payouts for January 2014 are now online and searchable by name at TransparentNevada.TransparentNevada.com/nvpers will allow taxpayers to easily see how much money former government employees are collecting from Nevada’s taxpayer-backed and woefully underfunded Public Employees’ Retirement System.

The Left's new agenda

Minimum wage hikes and unemployment benefits aren’t the key to prosperity

February 10, 2014 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

The left's new agenda is to smooth income "inequality" by extending unemployment benefits and raising the national minimum wage. But, data shows it is one's decision to work that plays the biggest role in determining one's position on the income scale.

Nevada's Catalyst Fund: Millions pledged without signed contracts

What gives? Corporate subsidy program rife with confusion, lack of procedures

January 31, 2014 | by Karen Gray

With much ado and fanfare, Nevada public officials have aggressively touted subsidies from the state’s $10 million Catalyst Fund incentive program, but signed agreements for nearly $7.1 million in committed monies do not yet exist.

ACLU files brief in support of NPRI's open-records appeal

January 30, 2014

CARSON CITY The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada has just filed an amicus brief expressing support for the Nevada Policy Research Institute’s efforts to require the Clark County School District to abide by the state’s public-records law.

NPRI: Release of limited PERS information affirms need for reform, transparency

January 29, 2014

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.

School choice, not a new, oppressive tax, offers students better opportunities

School choice, not a new, oppressive tax, offers students better opportunities

January 28, 2014 | by Chantal Lovell

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.

NPRI takes CCSD open-records case to Nevada Supreme Court

January 16, 2014

The Nevada Policy Research Institute today took its fight for transparency in the Clark County School District to the Nevada Supreme Court.

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