All posts tagged "Nevada taxpayers"

  • Government
    Nevada Taxpayers should have the Last Word on Largest Tax Hike in history

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – In 2009, the Nevada Legislature passed a series of “temporary” tax hikes totaling in excess of $600 million.  The people of Nevada were promised that those tax hikes would expire, “sunset,” in two years. Instead, the Legislature extended those tax hikes for an additional two years in both 2011...

  • Politics
    Nevada taxpayers unleash fury on Heller’s support for Sandoval

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – If you want to know the real reason behind RINO Nevada Gov. Brian “America’s Worst Governor” Sandoval’s (R&R Partners) “announcement” this week that he will not be seeking U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s seat in next year’s election, consider the outrage that continues to pour forth from angry taxpayers...

  • Opinion
    “Cuts” do not mean what they teach in school

    (Ron Knecht) – A Nevada legislator says he’s witnessed the “systematic dismantling” of public K-12 education over recent budget cycles, with more than $700-million cut from K-12 during the Great Recession.  (Associated Press, March 1, 2013.) While folks may recognize that “systematic dismantling” is just the next rhetorical step after “draconian cuts” and...

  • Opinion
    Debunking the Biggest Myth in Nevada

    So there’s Big Foot. The Loch Ness Monster. Leprechauns. Mermaids. And, of course, the Space Aliens being...

  • Government
    Nevada Saves $6.3 Million In Successful Bond Sale, Keeps AA Credit Rating

    (Nevada News Bureau) – Nevada Treasurer Kate Marshallannounced today that her office has completed a series of bond sales that will net the state a total face value of $149.4 million, with $32 million going for capital improvement projects and the remaining $117 million to be used for the refunding of existing...

  • Government
    $4,200: Cost To Each Nevada Taxpayer To Fund Public Employee Benefits

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Nevada has the 18th lowest taxpayer burden to cover unfunded public employee pension and health care costs among the states, but policy makers are still failing to adequately address the shortfall, a national organization reported in a new comprehensive analysis. Nevada’s burden totals nearly $3.6 billion in...