All posts tagged "NPRI"

  • Government
    NPRI partners with school to hold first informational meeting on ESAs

    (Chantal Lovell of NPRI) – LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Policy Research Institute is partnering with a Las Vegas school to host the first of many public meetings to inform parents of Nevada’s new Education Savings Accounts program as established by the passage of SB302. The event — open to the public...

  • Government
    Courage and Cowardice

    (Andy Matthews of NPRI) – We saw two very opposite sides of government: the side that values individual rights above the power of the state, and the side that thinks government power trumps any freedoms the people ostensibly have. It started out on a good note. On Monday, Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt...

  • Government
    State of Nevada lends its support to NPRI’s case on behalf of Victor Fuentes

    (NPRI) – LAS VEGAS — The State of Nevada has put its weight behind the Nevada Policy Research...

  • Government
    NPRI hails creation of Education Savings Accounts, vows to help parents learn how to use program

    (NPRI) – Carson City — The Nevada Policy Research Institute praised Gov. Brian Sandoval today for signing Senate Bill 302 — establishing the nation’s most inclusive and comprehensive school choice program in the nation — and announced plans to launch an educational campaign to inform parents about the new program’s existence and...

  • Government
    Nevada Supreme Court rules in favor of NPRI in case challenging CCSD’s lack of transparency

    (Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation) – Las Vegas — The Nevada Supreme Court today ruled in favor of the Nevada Policy Research Institute, saying a lower district court was wrong to dismiss the Institute’s case calling on the Clark County School District to release its directory of taxpayer-funded and government-issued teacher email addresses....

  • Opinion
    If the Big Boys can twist arms, so can we Little Guys

    (Victor Joecks of NPRI) – Whether Gov. Brian Sandoval gets to impose the largest tax increase in state history on Nevadans is going to come down to whether he can induce a handful of lawmakers, who are currently on the fence, to go with him. That’s what the latest Nevada Policy Research Institute’s...

  • Government
    NPRI petitions U.S. Supreme Court to make church whole

    (NPRI) – Washington, D.C. — The Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation today filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States, calling on the Court to reconsider a ruling that forces those whose rights are violated to forgo one constitutional right to vindicate another. The Petition,...

  • Opinion
    At the capital: AB182 contains a host of needed labor reforms

    (Victor Joecks of NPRI) – Recently, I told you about some common-sense labor reforms proposed by Senators Greg...

  • Opinion
    Reno Welcomes NPRI With Open Arms

    (Andy Matthews/NPRI) – As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, NPRI held an open house on Wednesday to celebrate the opening of our new Reno office. As long-time supporters may know, NPRI’s first office was in Reno, but circumstances forced us to move the organization to Las Vegas around the year...

  • Politics
    Silly Me, Somebody Else Made That Happen!

    (Andy Matthews/NPRI) – I’m in beautiful Northern Nevada this week for a number of reasons, one of which, as I mentioned last time, is to officially open NPRI’s new Reno office on Aug. 1. But another reason I’m here is to spend some time meeting with several members of the Institute’s Board...

  • Government
    Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation Files Brief In Nevada Separation-of-Powers ‘Mootness’ Case

    (Carson City, NV) – NPRI’s Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation has filed its Appellant Opening Brief at the Nevada Supreme Court in its case Pojunis v. State of Nevada, et al. — a lawsuit brought to restore adherence to the separation-of-powers clause found in Article 3, Section 1 of Nevada’s constitution. Within...

  • Government
    Nevada Should Join Utah and Arizona in Still Another Bid to Grab Federal Land

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) The Utah Legislature has approved legislation demanding that the federal government cede certain federally controlled lands to the state. A resolution accompanying the bill says such things as: “WHEREAS, the enabling acts of the new states west of the original colonies established the terms upon which all such states...

  • Government
    Reid’s Way to Increase Clean Energy ‘Demand’ Is Force Feeding

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) As per usual, Harry Reid’s tome on renewable energy projects in Nevada — “Playing to win in Clean Energy,” produced at your expense — leaves out as much as it tells. Harry touts SolarReserve’s Crescent Dunes project near Tonopah, which will use mirrors to reflect sunlight on a 528-foot...

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