All posts tagged "NPRI"

  • Politics
    NPRI’s “Solutions 2013” Gives Voters Leg Up On Elections

    (Geoffrey Lawrence/NPRI) – Every election cycle, voters are inundated with political rhetoric coming from all directions. The common themes are all too familiar. Candidates go to great lengths to inform us they’re “business leaders, not politicians.” Others say they represent “working-class families” or that they’re running “for the children.” Still more label...

  • Politics
    NPRI Releases Policy Sourcebook For Download

    (NPRI) – The comprehensive guide to Nevada state policy issues, Solutions 2013, is now available for lawmakers, candidates and everyone interested in policy reforms, the Nevada Policy Research Institute announced today. Solutions 2013: A Sourcebook for Nevada Policymakers offers research, information and recommendations on 39 subject areas. Authored by Geoffrey Lawrence, NPRI’s...

  • Government
    NPRI’s Separation Of Powers Lawsuit Dismissed By District Court, Appeal Planned

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – A Carson City district judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a conservative Nevada think tank claiming that a lawmaker violated the state constitution’s separation of powers clause by also working as a public employee. The lawsuit was dismissed because the lawmaker targeted in the case by the...

  • Government
    NPRI Claims Sandoval’s Economic-Development Scheme Is ‘Roadmap for Crony Capitalism’

    (Las Vegas) – Responding to the release of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s so-called “economic development plan,” Geoffrey Lawrence, deputy policy director at the Nevada Policy Research Institute, released the following comments: The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has issued a three-year plan that would cartelize and collectivize the Silver State economy. It is...

  • Opinion
    NPRI Offers $2,000 College-Scholarship To Clark County Seniors

    (Las Vegas, NV) – Graduating Clark County high school students who show the potential to make a significant contribution to the cause of economic liberty should seek a $2,000 college scholarship being awarded by the Nevada Policy Research Institute. This is the second year that the Professor R.S. Nigam & NPRI Freedom...

  • Government
    Legal Arm of NPRI Takes on Federal Agency on Behalf of Private Land Owner

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) I thought it was a telling sign of our times when Las Vegas casino owners expressed greater regard and respect for the Chinese communist government of Macau than the one in D.C., but, when a Cuban immigrant compares a federal agency to the government of Fidel Castro, it is...

  • Government
    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Negligent In Christian Camp’s Destruction Says CJCL

    NN&V Exclusive (Lori Piotrowski) – Sometimes we take our liberties for granted. After all, we are American...

  • Government
    Separation of Power Lawsuit: It’s Not Moot Until the Check Clears

      (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Since most of the news media, though not all, gave it short shrift and one self-styled pundit largely dismissed it as an exercise in futility, the brief filed by NPRI’s Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation in its separation of powers lawsuit makes some salient points about why...

  • Opinion
    New Year, New Training, New You, New Nevada!

    NN&V Exclusive (Lori Piotrowski) – Come every January, resolutions are made, then broken. But imagine the results if you had some help to keep that resolution! No, I’m not talking about joining a gym. Been there, done that. Multiple times. This is a resolution to not only improve you, but improve your...

  • Government
    Suit Seeks To Restore The Separation-of-Powers Principle In Nevada

    (Andy Matthews/NPRI) – It is possible to have legitimate disagreements over the interpretation of parts of Nevada’s constitution. Article 3, Section 1 — the separation-of-powers clause in Nevada’s constitution — is not one of them. It reads: The powers of the Government of the State of Nevada shall be divided into three...

  • Government
    Think Tank Finally Pulls The Trigger On Defiance Of Nevada Constitution

    (Thomas Mitchell/4th St8) – When I interviewed Joseph Becker, the newly installed head of the Center for...

  • Government
    No Matter What The Left Says, Nevada Is Not A Low-tax State

    (Geoffrey Lawrence/NPRI) – It’s an argument the Left trots out year after year: “If low tax rates are so important, then why is the unemployment rate so high in Nevada?” Of course, it’s more of a political talking point than an invitation for substantive debate — leftists rarely want to have a...

  • Government
    NPRI To Challenge Nevada’s Long-running Violation Of Constitutional Principles

    (NPRI) – The Nevada Policy Research Institute’s Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigationwill file its first case in Nevada State Court on Nov. 30, 2011. The suit, to be filed in the First Judicial District in Carson City, will challenge the state’s long-running violation of vital constitutional principles and will have significant,...

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