Publications

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.

Truth-shading Reid awarded ‘Pinocchios’

Forces Obamacare on Nevadans, but allows top staff to avoid troubled exchanges

December 12, 2013 | by Steven Miller

Senator Reid forces Obamacare on Nevadans, but allows top staff to avoid troubled exchanges.

Harry Reid's inadvertent gift to Obamacare foes

Senior senator's touting of the program doesn't sync with reality

December 5, 2013 | by Steven Miller

The Senate Majority Leader's touting of the program doesn't sync with reality.

New PERS report previews a slow-motion train wreck

Nevada taxpayers on the hook for unfunded liability of over $40 billion

December 4, 2013 | by Victor Joecks

Nevada taxpayers are on the hook for an unfunded liability of over $40 billion.

The great collusion

Nevada’s unionized government workers enjoy premium compensation — to taxpayers’ detriment

December 3, 2013 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

Nevada’s unionized government workers enjoy premium compensation — to taxpayers’ detriment.

Grading the legislative session

Taxpayers lose big

November 26, 2013 | by Victor Joecks

Taxpayers lose big during 2013 Legislative Session.

Total Records: 1271

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