Episode 21: Will partisan politics get in the way of greater transparency?

Michael Schaus

Free to Offend Episode 21 | Assemblyman Andy Matthews

Will partisan politics get in the way of greater government transparency? 

Former Nevada Policy President and Freshman Assemblyman Andy Matthews (R-District 37) joined the show to talk about how the legislative session is unfolding, and where some of his priorities lie as a member of the minority party.  

Some of his big proposals focus on something that should be non-partisan: Government transparency.

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Michael Schaus

Michael Schaus

Communications Director

Michael Schaus is communications director at the Nevada Policy Research Institute and is responsible for managing the organization’s messaging with the public, the media and NPRI’s membership. He is also currently a policy advisor for the Heartland Institute.

Prior to joining NPRI, Michael worked in media as a national columnist, a political humorist and a radio talk show host in Denver, Colorado. Active in both print and radio, he shared his insights and free-market economics perspective with large local and national audiences.

Michael became interested in economic theory earlier in life while employed in the financial sector. As the liaison between a local community bank and the Federal Reserve, he acquired an in-depth understanding of just how manipulative big government can be toward industry and enterprise. It was that experience with big-government intervention that initially led him into public-affairs commentary.