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Time for the City of Mesquite to obey transparency law

Nevada city abandons previous compliance, obstructs public knowledge of employee compensation

July 31, 2014 | by Robert Fellner

After a local newspaper published a commentary on the City of Mesquite’s failure to provide compensation data for TransparentNevada.com, the city provided the information.

Incentives, community and the future of Lake Tahoe

July 29, 2014 | by Steven Miller

To preserve gems like Lake Tahoe, many came to believe, individual rights must be overridden and local governments stripped of powers. And so the bi-state Tahoe Compact and TRPA came to be. But, this is far from the only option; numerous, viable alternatives exist.

New Clark County teachers don’t have to join CCEA

New Clark County teachers don’t have to join CCEA

July 24, 2014 | by Victor Joecks

As a new flood of teachers gear up to begin work at CCSD, the teacher union will be out in force gleaning for new members. Teachers in Nevada should know they don’t have to join the union and can save over $770 per year by foregoing membership.

Nevada teacher union eyes new priority for ‘organizing’

Approach downplays services for members, aims for advocacy, ultimate militancy

July 23, 2014 | by Steven Miller

The Nevada State Education Association is shifting it from a service model to one of militant-style advocacy. 

The Fiscal and Economic Impact of a Margin Tax on Nevada

Levy would kill thousands of jobs, reduce residents' disposable income

Over 3,600 private-sector jobs will be lost if voters approve Question 3, commonly called the margin tax, in November, a new study released today by the Nevada Policy Research Institute finds. 

NPRI study: Margin tax would kill 3,600+ jobs, have domino effect on thousands of Nevada jobs and families

July 22, 2014

Over 3,600 private-sector jobs will be lost if voters approve Question 3, commonly called the margin tax, in November, a new study released today by the Nevada Policy Research Institute finds.

‘Reading Rainbow’ not just about books

One-time children’s show has lot to teach about free markets

July 16, 2014 | by Andy Matthews

Reading Rainbow has more to teach than a love of books. It has proven itself to be a prime example of the power of free markets.

33 ways to improve Nevada education without spending more

Reallocating existing education dollars could produce dramatically better Silver State school performance with no net increase in spending

July 8, 2014 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

There are dozens of ways to increase student achievement in Nevada without enacting job-killing tax increases or even spending one dollar more, finds a new study from the Nevada Policy Research Institute.

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