GOP lawsuit vital to protecting our representative system of government
In an effort to defend our state constitution and representative system of government, the Senate Republican Caucus recently filed a lawsuit to invalidate a pair of tax hikes that were passed without the constitutionally required two-thirds support. After successive, landslide votes in 1994 and 1996, Nevadans amended the state… Read More
This letter originally appeared in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Kudos to state Senate Republicans for challenging the unconstitutional Modified Business Tax extension. The voter-approved, two-thirds constitutional requirement for any tax…
By Daniel Honchariw This article originally appeared in the Reno Gazette-Journal. All workers deserve to have a voice when it comes to negotiating the terms of their employment — unfortunately,…
This article was originally published by the Nevada Business Magazine. If progressive voters really want the kind of “bold” and “transformative” changes big-government politicians keep promising, they had better change…
Proposals for an educational choice program that would allow parents to choose among public and private schools with the aid of a state scholarship have reached considerable support among parents, businessmen and some teachers.
As the U.S. Senate contemplates an 8% royalty on mining (bills proposed by Senator Dale Bumpers of West Virginia), Dr. John Dobra, Senior Research Fellow for Nevada Policy Research Institute, was called to testify before the Senate Committee on Mineral Resources Development and Production.
Possible changes made to the U.S. Mining Act of 1872 -- a statue that has encouraged prospecting, development and extraction of minerals in the public domain for more than 120 years -- would introduce an 8% gross proceeds royalty on hard-rook minerals extracted from Federal land. The Clinton budget proposes a 12.5% royalty.