Andy Matthews


Andy Matthews is the president of NPRI and has been with the Institute since February 2007.  Andy is the fourth president in NPRI's history. He joined NPRI in February 2007 as its communications director and became a vice president at the Institute in 2008.

Recent Work

A new chapter

July 19, 2015

I still remember when I wrote my first letter to you as NPRI’s president back in October 2011.

Courage and cowardice

July 10, 2015

This week, we saw two very opposite sides of government: the side that values individual rights above the power of the state, and the side that thinks government power trumps any freedoms the people ostensibly have. 

Week in review: It’s that time

July 3, 2015

I’ve had unions on the brain quite a bit lately, and understandably so.

For starters, Wednesday marked the beginning of the teacher union opt-out period for most of Nevada’s counties. From July 1-15, public school teachers belonging to Nevada State Education Association affiliates can choose to save hundreds of dollars a year (currently taken from them in the form of union dues) by walking away from their union.

Teachers union assists NPRI

June 26, 2015

I must say, Nevada’s teacher union honchos have disappointed me this time.

Surely they can do better than this.

Can’t they?