Avid for Stimulus money, pols short-circuited oversight, got green-energy flops in return

As Obama, Reid tout clean energy at Vegas summit, investigation shows their involvement in failure of Nevada revolving loan program

August 20, 2015 | by Steven Miller

When Sen. Harry Reid and President Barack Obama return to Las Vegas Monday for Reid’s 8th Annual National Clean Energy Summit, there’ll be a ghost with them on the dais.

Call it the “Ghost of Stimulus-Act Past.” Or perhaps “The Spirit of Green-Energy Subsidy Failures Past.”

No matter what it’s called, the thing is out of the grave and again stalking the land.

It’s back because every million-dollar-plus renewable-energy loan that Nevada gave to green-energy companies, using its Stimulus Act dollars, subsequently failed and is now the target of “claw back” legal actions by the state.

Clarity on ESAs

August 18, 2015 | by Karen Gray

Survey finds more than 25% of union households unaware of right to opt-out of union membership

August 17, 2015

LAS VEGAS — Today, the Nevada Policy Research Institute released the results of a new survey showing that more than a quarter of union households in Nevada don’t realize they can opt out of union membership and stop paying a portion of their union dues without fear of penalty. 

The choice union members don't know they have

Why employee freedom scares union bosses

August 5, 2015 | by Victor Joecks

Have you ever bought a new washer and dryer only to discover that the store down the street sold the same set for $750 less?

The work-comp logjam is leaking

August 4, 2015

It’s common knowledge that, for over a century, state-mandated workers’ comp systems have held sway as the “exclusive legal remedy” available to victims of workplace accidents.

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