Studies

Broken Compact

Before Nevada joined the Union in 1864, the U.S. Congress explicitly promised more than two dozen times that the new state would be on an equal footing with the original… Read More

The $200,000-a-year classroom teacher

Big ideas can change the course of history. For Nevada public education, the time has come for a big idea: the $200,000-a-year classroom teacher. Teaching talent commensurate with pay of… Read More

RPS: A Recipe for Economic Decline

Executive Summary In 1997, Nevada policymakers amended state law regulating public utilities — NRS Chapter 704 — to implement a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). Under that standard, NV Energy (formerly… Read More