Publications

NPRI: New margin tax study seriously flawed

August 20, 2014

Responding to today’s release of a study paid for by margin tax proponents and purporting to show that the tax would have a positive impact on Nevada’s economy, Geoffrey Lawrence, NPRI’s research director, released the following comments.

NPRI sues Tahoe Douglas Sewer Improvement District over its failure to provide public salary data

August 20, 2014

The Nevada Policy Research Institute filed suit today against the Tahoe Douglas Sewer Improvement District (TDSID) for refusing to comply with the Nevada Public Records Act. TDSID has failed to respond — as legally required — to NPRI’s request for the district’s employee compensation records.

How do you leave a union you don't know you belong to?

August 14, 2014 | by Victor Joecks , James Sherk

Running Aug. 10-16, this coalition of 68 groups, including The Heritage Foundation, in 40 states is informing workers nationwide about their right to leave their union through radio ads, billboards, online ads, flyers and social media. Or in the case of home-care providers, these organizations are informing individuals for the first time that they may be part of a union and how to leave. 

NPRI spearheads nationwide campaign to let union members know how to exit their unions

August 12, 2014 | by Victor Joecks

NPRI released a poll showing that 82.9 of Nevadans support the concept of right-to-work.

NPRI campaign goes nationwide

August 11, 2014 | by Andy Matthews

This is our second year running National Employee Freedom Week, and I’m excited to let you know that this year, 81 groups in 45 states are participating. That’s up from the 65 groups in 37 states we had last year. 

Economist: GOED’s $1.2 million subsidy to SolarCity provides ‘No net benefit to Nevadans’

August 8, 2014

An expert-witness report just filed in NPRI's constitutional challenge to the State of Nevada’s “Catalyst Fund” says taxpayer-dollar subsidies like the $1.2 million the state is attempting to give SolarCity, Inc. “do not provide any net benefit to the state or to its citizens.”

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.

Total Records: 1312

next 10 »