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We are told that without an excellent system of taxpayer-financed higher education, we cannot attract people or jobs to our state. Without growth in the population of the well-educated, or so goes the story, we simply won't be able to grow our economy. It may be true that some people won't move to our state because the public system of higher education is bottom-tier. But when you examine the reality in this area, the claims of the big spenders fall completely flat.
For months we've heard legislators, lobbyists and union officials decrying the impact that the economic downturn might have on their wallets and not ours. In order to prop up government spending, many legislators have spent the past few months privately, but not publicly, discussing a range of ideas for increasing taxes on families in Nevada who are already reeling from the impact of economic recession.
A line-by-line Nevada budget based on principle and priorities. Cost to taxpayers over two years: $5.1 billion.
In the debate over Nevada's education funding, a fundamental question remains: How much are Silver State taxpayers actually spending on the education of their youth?