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Edwards offers alternative to paying more for more of the same in education

Dickman, Titus and Edwards show courage in voting against wasteful spending

May 16, 2015 | by Victor Joecks

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. 

NPRI praises Knecht-Wheeler alternative budget

May 14, 2015 | by Chantal Lovell

CARSON CITY — The Nevada Policy Research Institute praised Controller Ron Knecht, Assemblyman Jim Wheeler and Assistant Controller Geoffrey Lawrence for creating an alternative budget that eliminates the supposed need for tax hikes.

Scorecard: Only 7 Assembly Republicans seem likely to support Sandoval's $1.3 billion tax hike

Assemblyman provides 'inside baseball' on pressure facing lawmakers in Carson

May 13, 2015 | by Victor Joecks

Hickey recently posted two entries on his blog, Soup to Nuts, where he used a baseball motif to do a member-by-member analysis on which Assembly Republicans he believes are on the Governor’s “team” when it comes to passing tax increases. 

CCSD showing its true colors in shed 'controversy'

Demolishing a donated equipment shed? It's just a power grab.

May 12, 2015 | by Chantal Lovell

Last week, 8 News Now’s Chris Maathuis reported on the most recent nonsensical controversy in the district that seems to think its purpose is to find new ways to waste money and stifle student achievement.

 

At the capital: SB411: School districts want another tax increase for construction

May 6, 2015

SB411 sponsored by Sen. Debbie Smith, is the perfect example of this. Earlier this year, the Legislature passed an over $3 billion property tax for school construction. The Legislature authorized school districts to impose this property tax increase without getting voter approval despite voters being promised that any extension of the property tax would require a vote of the people.SB411 sponsored by Sen. Debbie Smith, is the perfect example of this. Earlier this year, the Legislature passed an over $3 billion property tax for school construction. The Legislature authorized school districts to impose this property tax increase without getting voter approval despite voters being promised that any extension of the property tax would require a vote of the people.

America's best school choice program awaits action in State Senate Finance Committee

Bill would solve the state's long-running K-12 problems

May 5, 2015 | by Victor Joecks

As of New Year’s Day, 24 states and Washington, D.C., were running 51 school choice programs. Within the next four months, Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee and Nevada have all enacted new school choice programs.

Energy regulations to kill thousands of Nevada jobs

So-called 'renewable' and 'clean' energy mandates driving up energy prices

April 27, 2015 | by Chantal Lovell

In the coming years, Nevada’s destructive energy policy will become an unavoidable reality for over 2,600 hard-working Nevada residents and harder to ignore for all rate payers. That’s thanks to Senate Bill 123, a law passed by the 2013 Legislature ordering the Silver State’s energy provider, NV Energy, to close down its remaining coal-fired power plants by 2020.

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