Geoffrey Lawrence

Bankruptcy isn't a four-letter word

Governor should call special session to enact municipal bankruptcy statute

March 27, 2014

A municipal bankruptcy statute is urgently needed to allow North Las Vegas to re-emerge from its current state of prolonged insolvency.  Few things should warrant a special session of the legislature, but the pressing need for a municipal bankruptcy statute is one.

The Left's new agenda

Minimum wage hikes and unemployment benefits aren’t the key to prosperity

February 10, 2014

The left's new agenda is to smooth income "inequality" by extending unemployment benefits and raising the national minimum wage. But, data shows it is one's decision to work that plays the biggest role in determining one's position on the income scale.

ACA unlikely to reduce emergency care

Key Obamacare rationale proves to be all hype

January 8, 2014

The Affordable Care Act is touted to decrease emergency room costs and visits through expanded health care coverage, but an Oregon study shows the new law is likely to have the opposite effect.

Let's end the backroom deals

Government unions and public officials keep Nevadans needlessly in the dark

December 18, 2013

Government unions and public officials are needlessly keeping Nevadans in the dark.

The great collusion

Nevada’s unionized government workers enjoy premium compensation — to taxpayers’ detriment

December 3, 2013

Nevada’s unionized government workers enjoy premium compensation — to taxpayers’ detriment.

Nevada’s ‘social safety net’ increasingly resembles a hammock

The Entitlement State: Part I

October 31, 2013

A closer look at the Entitlement State, part I.

Lobbyist misled lawmakers to secure tax credit for client

New Markets jobs act has questionable track record

October 11, 2013

Questionable track record for "New Markets Tax Credit" program went unmentioned.

Health-exchange rate shock

Launch of exchanges has laid bare the high costs of ObamaCare

October 10, 2013

Citizens attempting to purchase insurance on the ObamaCare exchange are stunned at how much more expensive it is.

Can Hollywood be ‘Caged’ in Nevada?

Film-tax credit drew big-name supporters, but has shaky track record

October 2, 2013

Nevada's new film-tax credit drew big-name supporters, but has shaky track record.

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