Chantal Lovell

Green schools not right for Nevada

As districts begin to build new schools, they should focus on kids, not environmental activists

April 16, 2015

New school buildings are coming to Nevada, and if recent years are any indication, the push to build those schools to “green” standards will be as strong as the push that led lawmakers to authorize 10 additional years of bonding without voter approval to fund the construction of those schools.

NPRI hails passage of Opportunity Scholarships

April 13, 2015

LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Policy Research Institute is applauding Gov. Brian Sandoval for signing into law Assembly Bill 165, legislation creating of the state’s first Opportunity Scholarships, a school choice measure for which the Institute has long advocated.

Abandoning coal in NV will cost Nevada

April 9, 2015

LAS VEGAS — Thousands of working Nevadans will be left jobless and energy customers will see their bills skyrocket as Nevada implements a two-year-old law requiring NV Energy to shut down its coal-fired power plants by 2020 and shift to renewable sources.

Nevada local government employees are not underpaid, according to national scholars

April 7, 2015

LAS VEGAS — A study being distributed by SEIU of Nevada — claiming that the state’s local-government employees receive less compensation than comparable private-sector workers — is fatally flawed, say authors of a major national state-by-state ranking of public employee pay.

School districts see little-to-no savings on 'green' schools, study shows

March 26, 2015

LAS VEGAS — The push to build “green” schools is growing in Nevada, but a new study raises questions about the payoff of meeting these costly construction standards.

Transparent Nevada updated with 2014 compensation data

March 19, 2015

LAS VEGAS — TransparentNevada.com, the website that allows users to search public employee salary and benefit information by name,  jurisdiction or job title, has been

Stop the insanity of runaway education spending

Wholesale reform needed to improve Nevada education

March 11, 2015

Today, the State of Nevada must ask itself whether it should throw more money into trying to fix its broken education system or whether it should replace it with a new-and-improved, functional model that’s working well around the country.

NPRI offers $2,500 college scholarship opportunity

Any graduating student in Clark County may apply

March 5, 2015

LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Policy Research Institute announced today it will again offer a $2,500 scholarship to a graduating Clark County high school student who shows the potential to make a significant contribution to the cause of economic liberty.

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.

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