Changing Nevada's budgeting process to a performance-based approach would maintain or increase levels of government service while saving the state more than $3 billion.
As the result of hundreds of public records requests, NPRI has uncovered millions of dollars of government waste.
The Nevada Policy Research Institute has released a new plan for comprehensive tax and fiscal reform. Read about how Nevada can have revenue-neutral tax reform that would broaden and stabilize its tax base and implement fiscal reforms that would reduce future budget deficits.
Virtual Schools will — and already have begun to — transform Nevada's education system. In the near future, virtual schools will improve student achievement and save taxpayer dollars.
How did Nevada lawmakers address the state's mounting economic challenges in 2009? By imposing the largest series of tax increases in state history.
A line-by-line Nevada budget based on principle and priorities. Cost to taxpayers over two years: $5.1 billion.
In the debate over Nevada's education funding, a fundamental question remains: How much are Silver State taxpayers actually spending on the education of their youth?
Florida has experienced a significant increase in student achievement over the past 10 years, while Nevada's educational performance during that same time has remained relatively flat. Nevada could replicate Florida's success by implementing similar measures.
Quantitative analyses suggest that tax dollars are being spent quite ineffectively in the Silver State.