Chantal Lovell

Deputy Communications Director

Chantal Lovell joined the Nevada Policy Research Institute in January 2014 to serve as its deputy communications director. She oversees the Institute’s publications, coordinates staff media appearances and manages NPRI’s new media efforts.

Recent Work

Pensions in Nevada are often better than paychecks, new analysis shows

January 23, 2015

LAS VEGAS — Many of Nevada’s public employees are retiring in the lap of luxury, according to a new analysis by the Nevada Policy Research Institute.

Former NSEA staffer accuses union of racial discrimination

Plaintiff calls the case “textbook” racism, union won’t return requests for comment

November 10, 2014

A former employee of the Nevada State Education Association is suing his former employer, union over what he calls “textbook” racism. 

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

October 29, 2014

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.

Medicaid patients to be the surprise victims of margin tax

Nursing-home owner explains how passage of tax would hurt Nevada’s neediest residents

October 21, 2014

If the margin tax passes, Medicaid patients may find it harder to obtain care.

Tax would cost state, its residents millions

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

September 25, 2014

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.