Commentaries

Minimum-wage hike is the path to poverty for poor people

October 29, 2014 | by Chantal Lovell

Those who wish to raise the minimum wage say they want to help poor people, but a minimum-wage hike is a sure-fire way to keep poor people in poverty.

Would you like a bag for your carpet?

Assembly candidates continue to run in districts where they don't reside

October 28, 2014 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

There’s a phenomenon emerging in the race to the Nevada Legislature.

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?

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. 

Democratic Party trying to mislead on school choice in Senate race

Party sends out fliers filled with inaccurate assertions about school choice

September 18, 2014 | by Victor Joecks

While political fliers are rarely filled with reasoned or nuanced policy analysis, recent flyers paid for by the Democratic Party of Nevada contain so many inaccurate statements about school choice that a fact check is needed.

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