With Republicans set to assume control of both chambers of the Nevada Legislature — along with all the state’s constitutional offices — parents across Nevada can only wait with bated breath to see if Republicans will move to implement the fundamental reforms Nevada’s K-12 education system needs.
Any discussion about reforming the structure of Nevada’s tax code should be divorced from the debate over how much in total revenue state officials would like to receive. In other words, for tax reform to have legs politically, it must be done on a revenue-neutral basis.
There’s a phenomenon emerging in the race to the Nevada Legislature.
Researchers agree that fundamental changes are needed to improve students outcomes, so why are politicians stuck in the past?
In response to Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Las Vegas where he argued on behalf of raising the minimum wage, NPRI released the following statement from its Director of Research and Legislative Affairs Geoffrey Lawrence.
This year’s edition of the biennial Nevada Piglet Book includes cases of the government playing favorites, excessive vehicle fleets, unaddressed inefficiencies, the ACA implementation saga and many other true stories of Nevada governments wasting residents’ hard-earned money.
Although much has been said about the proposed margin tax on businesses that will appear as Question 3 on November’s ballot, there is a shocking lack of clarity about the actual impact of the tax on Nevada’s economy.
Reallocating existing education dollars could produce dramatically better Silver State school performance with no net increase in spending
There are dozens of ways to increase student achievement in Nevada without enacting job-killing tax increases or even spending one dollar more, finds a new study from the Nevada Policy Research Institute.
Key language in the proposed margin tax might force firms to file taxes jointly with firms that they have never done business. A business owner may not even know the business owners with whom the tax would force them to file jointly, should the tax become law.
In addition to forcing separate companies to file joint taxes if they share a single, minority owner, the margin tax could also implicate innocent business owners under federal racketeering laws. This is the second of a two-part series exploring the ramifications of the initiative’s broad language.