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

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. 

Mom-and-pop business worries about indirect impacts of margin tax

Small business owner sees costs increasing if margin tax passes, even through his business doesn’t meet $1 million threshold

September 24, 2014

Randy and Kathalynn Thwing may have to pick up their lives and move out of the state they’ve called home since the ‘80s if voters approve the margin tax this November, even though their long-time business wouldn’t be directly subjected to the tax.