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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.