Publications

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.

Odds for success of PERS plan: roughly 1 in 12 quintillion

Nevada retirees risk seeing their benefits reduced as money runs short

January 15, 2014 | by Victor Joecks

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.

Summer of 2009: How Reid misled America from the Senate floor

Excerpts from Congressional Record, C-SPAN video archives tell the tale

January 9, 2014 | by Steven Miller

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.

How Harry Reid and Senate Democrats misrepresented the Affordable Care Act

Destroying your health insurance plan wasn’t a ‘bug’

January 9, 2014 | by Steven Miller

Senator Reid repeatedly misled Americans by assuring them, “If you like the health care you have, you can keep it."

ACA unlikely to reduce emergency care

Key Obamacare rationale proves to be all hype

January 8, 2014 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

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.

Let's end the backroom deals

Government unions and public officials keep Nevadans needlessly in the dark

December 18, 2013 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

Government unions and public officials are needlessly keeping Nevadans in the dark.

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