Andy Matthews


Andy Matthews is the president of NPRI and has been with the Institute since February 2007.  Andy is the fourth president in NPRI's history. He joined NPRI in February 2007 as its communications director and became a vice president at the Institute in 2008.

Recent Work


April 18, 2014

This week, NPRI continued its commitment to keep government accountable and transparent by updating with over 128,000 public-employee salary records. 

Voting to extend unemployment

April 11, 2014

This week, the Senate voted to extend long-term unemployment benefits, disregarding the fact that extending such benefits has been shown to increase the length of time people remain unemployed.

Truth about the Texas margin tax

April 4, 2014

Texas has already shown Nevada a margin tax is a bad bet. Join us in May to learn more about the Texas margin tax mistake.

The Silver State’s golden compensation packages

March 28, 2014

Whether you’re a current government employee or a retired one, Nevada is the place to be. That’s because Nevada public employees take a lot from taxpayers — both when they’re working and after they retire. 

Sour Sixteen

March 21, 2014

The White House tried to use the NCAA tournament to garner more support for its failing legislation by encouraging people to make their own March Madness picks. But, instead of choosing winning college basketball teams, the White House wants you to choose the “16 sweetest reasons to get covered.”