Publications

Hutchison, Sandoval and the K-12 reform vs. funding debate

Lt. Gov. candidate signals willingness to trade reform for more spending

October 16, 2014 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

Researchers agree that fundamental changes are needed to improve students outcomes, so why are politicians stuck in the past?

Harry Reid’s gifts to ‘greedy’ insurance companies hidden behind anti-insurer rants

His ‘ACA’ law forces all Americans to buy industry products, channels billions into company coffers, sets up taxpayer bailouts

October 8, 2014 | by Steven Miller

As Harry Reid in 2009 was assembling the liberal wish-list that would eventually passed into law as Obamacare, he rarely missed any opportunity on the floor of the U.S. Senate to lambaste "greedy insurance companies." Behind the scenes, however, the Senate majority leader, his committee chairmen and his aides were diligently stuffing into that legislation lucrative favors for that very same insurance industry.

Five ways government officials in Nevada are wasting your money

Five ways government officials in Nevada are wasting your money

October 2, 2014 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

This year’s edition of the biennial Nevada Piglet Book includes cases of the government playing favorites, excessive vehicle fleets, unaddressed inefficiencies, the ACA implementation saga and many other true stories of Nevada governments wasting residents’ hard-earned money.

Over 700 school district employees exit Nevada State Education Association

October 1, 2014

LAS VEGASOver 700 teachers and support staff workers left their respective local affiliates of the Nevada State Education Association over the last summer, the Nevada Policy Research Institute announced today.

CCSD police dispatcher transferred from post as new details emerge in Angela Peterson death case

Jail-house phone call: “My mom’s going to go to jail now.”

September 29, 2014 | by Karen Gray

A Clark County School District police dispatcher who’s been named a defendant in the Angela Peterson wrongful death lawsuit was transferred out of her police department post Friday after an audio recording surfaced raising questions about her involvement in the case.  

 

Tax would cost state, its residents millions

Study shows income losses in the hundreds of millions, job losses in the thousands

September 25, 2014 | by Chantal Lovell

Proponents of the margin tax initiative that Nevadans will consider this November want voters to believe that it will only affect “big business,” but reality tells a different story. 

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