All posts tagged "NSEA"

  • Government
    Nevada Teachers Unions Should Look To Wisconsin For Guidance

    (Jim Clark) – Gov. Scott Walker chalked up a big victory last week as Wisconsin voters rejected a union-sponsored effort to recall him from office.  The unions engineered the recall because Walker and his fellow Republicans enacted legislation ending collective bargaining by public employee unions (with the exception of police and firemen)....

  • 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...

  • Politics
    Top Dem Donor Says Unions Are Strangling Education

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – And he wasn’t done. He also said that “Democrats are now on the wrong side of every important education-reform issue.” Wow. He’s not from Nevada, but Washington state Democrat Nick Hanauer, who’s donated more than $2.5 million to Democrats since 2001, and other big-time Democratic donors have had enough...

  • Government
    National School Choice Week Spotlights Educational Options

    (Sean Whaley) – As National School Choice Week gets under way today state officials say Nevada school children...

  • 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,...

  • Government
    The NSEA Grading Sham

    NN&V Exclusive (David Mansdoerfer) – A lot has been made of the recent Nevada State Education Association...