In response to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s State of the State address Wednesday night, NPRI’s Deputy Policy Director Geoffrey Lawrence released the following comments.
Up, up and away: Nevada's inflation-adjusted, per-capita spending has greatly increased since 2003 tax increases.
If Nevada really wants a robust and flourishing economy, it needs to streamline state and local regulations, reduce and eliminate state and local licensing fees and filing requirements, ease restrictions that discourage hiring and eliminate government-granted business subsidies. Those are just some of the findings contained in The Path to Sustainable Prosperity, a comprehensive study on economic development.
Nevada has wasted billions of taxpayer dollars overpaying for labor on government projects.
Nevada should fund students, not give subsidies to institutions.
A margin tax would combine the worst features of corporate-income and gross-receipts taxes.
Here are steps lawmakers should take to remove obstacles to job creation.
It's time for Nevada lawmakers to finish what the Sagebrush Rebellion started.
This is how to reform and improve Nevada's tax structure in a revenue-neutral manner.