• Nevada Division of Insurance Seeking Public Input On Affordable Care Act

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – The Nevada Division of Insurance (NVDOI) is seeking public input on what should be included in Nevada’s essential health benefits plan required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Gov. Brian Sandoval will ultimately decide which of 10 existing health insurance plans now offered in Nevada will be used...

  • Now We Know Whose Job Harry Reid Is Concerned About

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) It is now painfully obvious why Harry Reid won’t take time to try to advance legislation that would create jobs for Nevadans — like Rep. Mark Amodei’s bill to sell federal land to Yerington to enhance a copper mine project and create as many as 800 well paying jobs....

  • Every Nevada Supreme Court Justice Has A Conflict Of Interest In This Case

    (NPRI) — The Nevada Supreme Court on Oct. 2 will hold oral arguments in a case where it is both the judge and the defendant. The case, Wells Fargo Bank v. Renslow, is a challenge to the constitutionality of Nevada’s Foreclosure Mediation Program, which was implemented by and is currently administered and...

  • NPRI: Quality Education Comes From Teachers, Not Buildings

    (NPRI) — In response to the Clark County School District announcement that Rex Bell and Lincoln elementary schools would be replaced if voters approve a $669 million tax increase in November, Victor Joecks, communications director at the Nevada Policy Research Institute, released the following comments: A quality education doesn’t come from a...

  • Nevada Gun Owners Asked To Help End Registration Program

    (Don Turner/Nevada Firearms Coalition) – On September 16, 2012, the Review Journal posted an article by Steve Helsley titled “Nevada Views: Is gun registration worth cost?” This is an excellent article that details the current Clark County Sheriff’s budget issue and his worthless handgun registration program. The Sheriff is asking for more...

  • Back To Schools You Wouldn’t Choose

    (Geoffrey Lawrence/NPRI) – As Nevada’s children return to school this fall, many parents will again be frustrated, recognizing that their children will be relegated to sub-standard education. Parents who can’t afford to live in the wealthy neighborhoods that host the best public schools, and who can’t afford private-school tuition, will discover that...

  • Harry Extorts Mining Jobs Bill to Pay Back His ‘Green’ Backers

      (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Not only is Harry Reid determined to kill jobs in Nevada by replacing them with overpriced, underperforming “green” energy power plants, he is now willing to block the creation of well-paying mining jobs in order to demand a pound of flesh for his enviro buddies. According to the...

  • Margin Tax Initiative Petition Pushed By Teachers Union Challenged In Court

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – The Committee to Protect Nevada Jobs has filed a new lawsuit against a revised margin tax initiative petition sought by the Nevada State Education Association for violating a prohibition requiring such measures to focus on a single subject. The teachers association filed the revised petition in August after...

  • Who Is Looking Out for Nevadans?

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Let’s compare and contrast. In response to a Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial, Sen. Harry Reid has had someone on this staff pen an op-ed piece singing the praises of renewable energy projects and their economic benefits to the state of Nevada. I recommend you read the Reid piece and...

  • Taking Incline Village/Crystal Bay Into The Future

    (Jim Clark) – We are taught in school that America is a democracy. But that’s not really the case, is it?  Next November, each of us will receive a ballot that asks whether we want to vote for Republican Mitt Romney or Democrat Barack Obama.  We could also vote for Libertarian Gary...

  • Nevada Legislative Committee Schedules Public Meeting on Assault Weapons

    (Nevada Firearms Coalition) – There will be a public meeting of the Nevada Legislature’s Advisory Committee on the Administration of Justice on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 beginning at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held in room 3137 of the Legislative Building in Carson City and video conferenced to room 4412 of...

  • CCSD Contract Proposals Go To A Vote On Monday

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – Outside of CCEA’s newsletter, which is buried on its website, I haven’t seen this noted anywhere else, so here’s a bit of breaking news. The Clark County Education Association is having a meeting on August 20 at 4:30 p.m. and will be voting on a new contract with the...

  • CCSD and Debt Management Commission Violate Open Meeting Law

    (Las Vegas, NV) — The Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation at the Nevada Policy Research Institute has filed a complaint in district court alleging an Open Meeting Law violation by the Clark County School District (CCSD) and the Clark County Regional Debt Management Commission (DMC). The filing, available here, seeks to...

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