Communications DirectorMichael 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 conservative 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.
To justify the “PERS secrecy” bill, lobbyist Marlene Lockard relied almost entirely on known falsehoods in her official testimony to lawmakers. Because state law makes it a crime to knowingly misrepresent…
No new taxes will be a hard pledge for Governor Sisolak to keep if he has his way on a variety of spending issues. At least in the long term.
Do you know how, exactly, Nevada government is wasting your hard earned tax dollars?
This is a generation, after all, that has not only utilized but also advanced the free market unlike any other.
NPRI applauds CCEA's recent endorsement of choice
The America Revolution was not about a tax or tariff. It was about the consent of the governed or, more precisely, the lack thereof.
By Michael Schaus This article originally appeared in the Nevada Business Magazine. The union infighting across Nevada and especially in Clark County shows a real need for policy changes…
By Michael Schaus This article orginally appeared in the Nevada Business Magazine. …