Responding to news that the Nevada Supreme Court today reversed a district court decision and allowed a 2 percent margin-tax initiative to go forward, Geoffrey Lawrence, deputy policy director at the Nevada Policy Research Institute, issued the following comments.
School choice programs empower parents to pick the school that's best for their children.
Gov. Sandoval missed an opportunity to make the case for proven free-market solutions to Nevada's challenges.
A Utah-style hybrid pension system would protect taxpayers, provide flexibility for government employees
A Utah-style hybrid pension system would protect taxpayers, provide flexibility for government employees.
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.