Liberals are supposedly all about “fairness.”
So, it’s particularly confusing that those same liberals champion a retirement system that, by design, leaves its members with seriously inequitable outcomes.
In the midst of hearing bills that would reform the state’s pension system, eliminate prevailing wage requirements for school construction projects, and allow school boards to raise property taxes without a vote of the people, one committee heard a bill that would allow dogs in bars.
The bill, sponsored by Sen. James Settelmeyer (R-Minden), may seem trivial at first, but on second look, it’s anything but.
One of the most exciting reforms on the agenda at the Legislature is school choice. Tomorrow, Wednesday, February 18 at 3:15 p.m., the Assembly Education Committee will hear AB165.One of the most exciting reforms on the agenda at the Legislature is school choice. Tomorrow, Wednesday, February 18 at 3:15 p.m., the Assembly Education Committee will hear AB165.
The most powerful people in local government are not elected officials.
Nor are they selected by voters.
Nor are the names of these politically formidable individuals even known by most members of the public.
The most powerful individuals in local governments are the officials of local government employee unions.
Today, February 4, the Senate Committee on Government Affairs will hold a hearing on SB 119, introduced by Sens. Ben Kieckhefer and Becky Harris.
In an apparent attempt to skirt Nevada’s transparency laws, the Nevada Public Employees’ Retirement System has released the Social Security numbers and other identifying information of over 100 current and retired Silver State judges.
Nevada’s nonpartisan Legislative Counsel Bureau has created a spreadsheet examining the tax increases proposed by Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval, and it finds that the tax package desired by Gov. Sandoval tops $1.3 billion.