All posts tagged "Nevada State Education Association"

  • Government
    Chance for Nevada teachers to get a raise is here

    Union opt-out period is from July 1-15 (Chantal Lovell of NPRI) – In a matter of weeks,...

  • Government
    It’s that time

    (Andy Matthews of NPRI) – I’ve had unions on the brain quite a bit lately, and understandably so. For starters, Wednesday marked the beginning of the teacher union opt-out period for most of Nevada’s counties. From July 1-15, public school teachers belonging to Nevada State Education Association affiliates can choose to save...

  • Government
    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...

  • Government
    Proposed Margin Tax Would Promote Continued Failure In Nevada Schools

    (Jim Clark) – Incline/Crystal Bay residents, of all people, know the tyranny of a taxation system not based on taxpayers’ ability to pay—the real property tax.  We know all too well what happens when a rogue county government flaunts Nevada’s Constitutional mandate that “taxes must be uniform and equal” and applies a...

  • Government
    Nevada Taxpayers Association Cites Concerns With Teachers’ Margin Tax Petition

    (Sean Whaley) – The Nevada Taxpayer’s Association has identified several concerns with an initiative petition to impose a margin tax on Nevada businesses filed by the state teachers union, including the title. The “Education Initiative” outlining how the 2 percent tax on companies making more than $1 million in gross revenues should more...

  • Government
    NPRI’s Lawrence: Union-backed Margins Tax Is Disastrous

    (Las Vegas, NV) — Responding to news that the Nevada State Education Association and the AFL-CIO will file a 2 percent margins-tax initiative tomorrow, Geoffrey Lawrence, deputy policy director at the Nevada Policy Research Institute, issued the following comments: This margins tax would be a disaster for Nevadans. Despite misleading rhetoric from...

  • Politics
    Business Margin Tax Initiative Petition Filed, Legal Challenge Expected

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – A business margin tax initiative petition filed with the Secretary of State’s office won’t see signature gathering efforts start right away because a legal challenge to the proposal is expected, a teachers union official said today. But Lynn Warne, president of the Nevada State Education Association, who filed...

  • Politics
    NSEA Endorses Democrats, But Not Every Democrat

    Of course, this isn’t a surprise. Everyone knows that the Nevada State Education Association is a hyper-partisan organization dedicated to protecting ineffective teachers and preventing proven education reforms. Their NSEA Recommended Candidate List is just further evidence of that. There are several races on this list where NSEA didn’t endorse a candidate. Some...

  • Politics
    Teachers Union President Warne “Excited” About AFL-CIO’s Business Profits Tax Ballot Proposal

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – The president of the powerful state teachers union said today she is “excited” that another labor organization, the AFL-CIO, plans to pursue a business profits tax initiative petition. “It will be a big deal,” said Lynn Warne, head of the Nevada State Education Association. “We’re excited that...

  • Government
    NSEA’s Priorities? Money, Money, and More Money

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – Money isn’t just the Nevada State Education Association’s top priority. It’s also its second,...