All posts tagged "NPRI"

  • Government
    NPRI Blasts #LetOurChildrenSucceed, #SchoolChoice Campaigns To Back NV ESA

    (Michael Schaus, Nevada Policy Research Institute) – In its answer to the injunction order issued...

  • Government
    Lawsuit challenges practice of state gifts to private companies

    (Thomas Mitchell, 4TH ST8) – Earlier this month, Nevada Supreme Court heard arguments on procedural matters in a case that seeks to have declared unconstitutional the state’s practice of handing out gifts to businesses that agree to operate in Nevada and create jobs. The plaintiff in the case is Michael Little,...

  • Government
    Owners of church retreat still await justice

    After incurring thousands of damages, the owners of a church retreat called Little Patch of Heaven, represented...

  • Opinion
    NPRI: So who are the families applying for Education Savings Accounts?

    (Sharon Rossie, NPRI) – So who are the families applying for Education Savings Accounts, Nevada’s best-in-the-country school choice program? Nevada State Treasurer Dan Schwartz last week gave us all some of the latest data. Of the over 3,000 applicants, over half of the students came from families earning less than $65,000 a year....

  • Opinion
    NPRI’s Priorities: Strengthening the ESA, fighting against tax hikes

    (Sharon Rossie, NPRI) – Now that I’ve been back at NRPI for some time and had the opportunity to speak with and meet many of you and hear your hopes and concerns for Nevada, I’d like to share my vision for NPRI and show you what I believe we can accomplish together....

  • Government
    NPRI unveils NevadaESA.com

    (Chantal Lovell, NPRI) – LAS VEGAS — Responding to the overwhelming interest in Nevada’s new Education Savings Accounts program, the Nevada Policy Research Institute unveiled a new website today, NevadaESA.com. With an extensive list of frequently asked questions that are continually being updated, tuition and contact information for Nevada’s private schools, an events...

  • Government
    Parent: ESAs will improve my child’s education; NPRI: ACLU lawsuit is legally flawed

    (NPRI) – LAS VEGAS — Responding to news that the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a Constitutional challenge against Nevada’s groundbreaking Education Savings Account program, Nevada parent Glynis Gallegos offered the following comments. Because of ESAs, Gallegos has taken her son from a public school and put him in a private school. “Education Savings...

  • Government
    100-day rule for ESAs stresses families out

    The dilemma facing them: Money and disruption or quality education and burdensome costs? (Steven Miller, NPRI) – Say you’re a family scrimping and sacrificing, in a still-tight Nevada economy, so your kids can escape some of the worst public schools in the country. If you suddenly learn that, for each child you have,...

  • Government
    NPRI: Employee Freedom

    (Sharon Rossie, NPRI) – Four years ago, our NPRI team did something that seemed small. We told Clark County School District teachers that they could opt out of union membership and when and how to do so. What we didn’t know then was that our initial efforts would blossom into a nationwide movement...

  • Government
    Survey finds more than 25 percent of Nevada union households unaware of right to opt-out of union membership

    (Chantal Lovell, NPRI) – LAS VEGAS — Today, the Nevada Policy Research Institute released the results of a new survey showing that more than a quarter of union households in Nevada don’t realize they can opt out of union membership and stop paying a portion of their union dues without fear of penalty. The survey is part of National...

  • Opinion
    The choice union members don’t know they have

    Why employee freedom scares union bosses (Victor Joecks, NPRI) – Have you ever bought a new washer and...

  • Politics
    Opportunity

    (Sharon Rossie, NPRI) – Back in 2011, during my first tenure as NPRI president, I remember going to...

  • Politics
    NPRI names Sharon Rossie as new president

    (NPRI) – LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Policy Research Institute named Sharon Rossie as its new president yesterday,...

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