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
The Institute for Justice just filed a lawsuit against the Nevada Department of Education, and that’s great news for the hundreds of students who are in danger of losing their scholarships…
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…
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,…
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.
A $2.2 billion unfunded liability currently exists in the State Industrial Insurance System, according to the insurance commissioner's recent audit.Over the last five years medical expenditures have risen an astounding 300-450 percent.Since by statue, private insurance carriers are not allowed to write coverage in Nevada, SIIS can rightly be termed a government monopoly.
Nevada's current budgetary crisis consists of $170 Million in revenue shortfall.Nevada lacks a unified budgeting and accounting system which would allow its citizens to take a comprehensive look at the state's finances. It is difficult for experts, let alone the typical voter, to figure out how much money we really have and where it goes.