Chantal Lovell

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.

Pensions in Nevada are often better than paychecks, new analysis shows

January 23, 2015

LAS VEGAS — Many of Nevada’s public employees are retiring in the lap of luxury, according to a new analysis by the Nevada Policy Research Institute.

Former NSEA staffer accuses union of racial discrimination

Plaintiff calls the case “textbook” racism, union won’t return requests for comment

November 10, 2014

A former employee of the Nevada State Education Association is suing his former employer, union over what he calls “textbook” racism. 

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.

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.

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