Steven Miller

Why Big New Taxes Won't Fix Nevada Public Schools

As teacher-union leader Al Shanker explained, the core problem isn't money

May 27, 2014

Money isn’t the real problem with K-12 public education. Albert Shanker, the longtime president of the national American Federation of Teachers, frequently — despite his union job — felt compelled to tell the truth.  For the first time, NPRI put its message in a wholly cartoon format, publishing a slideshow explaining Shanker’s important comments.

NLRB finds Culinary Union threatens, attempts to intimidate non-union workers

Judge orders Culinary Union to publicly pledge it will not “threaten” workers

May 13, 2014

LAS VEGAS — For the second time in a year, a Las Vegas resort-industry union — this time the powerful Culinary Union Local 226 — has been found guilty of violating federal labor law with threats and attempts to intimidate non-union workers on the Strip.

Al Shanker identifies why margin tax wouldn’t improve Nevada education

Former union president’s honest assessment of US education hinges on lack of accountability

April 14, 2014

Albert Shanker, the late president of the American Federation of Teachers union, explained the fundamental problem with public schools: Without competition, there’s no incentive for schools to improve. 

The ribbon-cutting you’ll never see

When government picks economic winners and losers, it’s a loss for the rule of law

March 20, 2014

For every ribbon-cutting held to announce a government-chosen “winner,” there are numerous government-created losers in the shadows. 

Summer of 2009: How Reid misled America from the Senate floor

Excerpts from Congressional Record, C-SPAN video archives tell the tale

January 9, 2014

During the Summer of 2009, Senator Reid pledged, “If you like the health care you have, you can keep it” eight times while speaking on the Senate floor.

How Harry Reid and Senate Democrats misrepresented the Affordable Care Act

Destroying your health insurance plan wasn’t a ‘bug’

January 9, 2014

Senator Reid repeatedly misled Americans by assuring them, “If you like the health care you have, you can keep it."

Truth-shading Reid awarded ‘Pinocchios’

Forces Obamacare on Nevadans, but allows top staff to avoid troubled exchanges

December 12, 2013

Senator Reid forces Obamacare on Nevadans, but allows top staff to avoid troubled exchanges.

Harry Reid's inadvertent gift to Obamacare foes

Senior senator's touting of the program doesn't sync with reality

December 5, 2013

The Senate Majority Leader's touting of the program doesn't sync with reality.

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