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Court could decide constitutionality of passing tax authority to counties

September 13, 2013

The Washoe County Commission, of all places, started a legal ball rolling this week that could flatten legislative and gubernatorial buck-passing and affect roads, police and school tax plans in the two urban areas.

Nevada Policy Research Institute continues fight for teacher email addresses

September 13, 2013

The Nevada Policy Research Institute is proceeding with its fight to get public records from the Clark County School District.

Session review: Sandoval scores like typical Democrat on conservative issues

August 30, 2013

Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval voted like a typical Democratic legislator on the bills that reached his office for a veto or signature during the 2013 legislative session, the Nevada Policy Research Institute found in a review that will be released Wednesday.

NPRI pinpoints lawmakers, Governor Sandoval

August 30, 2013

For three legislative sessions, the Nevada Policy Research Institute has dissected state legislators and the Gov. Brian Sandoval and produced a report card on its findings.

Governor, legislative leaders earn low marks from conservative think tank

August 30, 2013

Republican state legislators performed well and Democrats performed poorly at the state Legislature this year.

At least that’s what a conservative advocacy organization thinks.

Think tank to ask high court to rule on emails

August 23, 2013

A local think tank has failed in District Court to force the Clark County School District to hand over 18,000 email addresses issued to its teachers.

NPRI releases federal lands report

August 23, 2013

The Nevada Policy Research Institute released a special report last week about the history of federal lands in Nevada. NPRI vice president Steve Miller wrote the report, which looks at the state’s history and makes a case that the federal government should return Nevada’s land to the state and/or private citizens.

Joe Becker talks CCSD emails with Kevin Wall

August 23, 2013

Joseph Becker, chief legal officer and director of the Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation at the Neveda Policy Research Institute talks about what he calls “a dangerous precedent for those seeking information under the Nevada Public Records Act.”

Analysis: Clark County government workers among highest-paid in nation

August 16, 2013

An analysis of salary data by the Washington Examiner reveals county government workers in Clark County are paid second-highest in the nation when compared to the median pay of local private sector employees and 14th-highest among county government employees nationally.

Total Records: 460

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