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

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.

Teacher-funded NSEA funds controversial social agenda

PLAN, ProgressNow received $100,000 from teacher unions in first quarter of 2014

June 19, 2014

Teachers’ dues payments to the union are regularly used to further political and social agendas that may conflict with the personal views and convictions of individual members.

Margin tax campaign financed almost entirely by teachers

Finance reports show union, few others, contributed to ballot initiative

June 18, 2014

Campaign finance reports reveal that almost all funding to support the proposed margin tax has come from Nevada teachers.