Chantal Lovell

Deputy Communications Director

cl@npri.org

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

NPRI unveils new billboard

March 2, 2015

RENO — The Nevada Policy Research Institute rolled out a new billboard to help lawmakers and citizens understand how they can improve education in Nevada.

The billboard, located in Reno along the I-580 just north of W. Huffaker Lane and visible to northbound commuters — including lawmakers on their way to Reno or the airport — demonstrates why simply spending more on education won’t create better outcomes for students.

NVPERS: unfair for taxpayers and retirees

Reform Nevada’s public pension system into a 21st Century model that works

February 19, 2015

Liberals are supposedly all about “fairness.”

So, it’s particularly confusing that those same liberals champion a retirement system that, by design, leaves its members with seriously inequitable outcomes.

Nevada’s going to the dogs, and that’s a good thing

How a bill to allow dogs in bars offers a lesson on free markets

February 18, 2015

In the midst of hearing bills that would reform the state’s pension system, eliminate prevailing wage requirements for school construction projects, and allow school boards to raise property taxes without a vote of the people, one committee heard a bill that would allow dogs in bars.

The bill, sponsored by Sen. James Settelmeyer (R-Minden), may seem trivial at first, but on second look, it’s anything but.

PERS releases Social Security numbers of over 100 retired and current judges

February 3, 2015

In an apparent attempt to skirt Nevada’s transparency laws, the Nevada Public Employees’ Retirement System has released the Social Security numbers and other identifying information of over 100 current and retired Silver State judges.