Democrats Kill Opportunity Scholarships For Hundreds of Low-Income Students

In an unanimous vote, the Democratic majority on the Interim Finance Committee (IFC) refused to approve Governor Lombardo’s proposed $3.4 million to protect hundreds of Opportunity Scholarships for low-income students. Republican members of the committee unanimously approved the funding. During the lengthy hearing, numerous parents, students, and organization stressed the...

600 Low-Income Students At Risk Of Losing Opportunity Scholarships

The battle over opportunity scholarships and school choice was well-chronicled throughout the 82nd legislative session as Republican Governor Joe Lombardo and Democratic leadership could not reach a compromise on Opportunity Scholarships. Legislative Democrats blocked efforts to provide any additional money to fund the ~$6.7 million program. During the legislative session,...

Democrats File Second Motion To Delay Separation of Powers Court Case

Its nearly been three years since Nevada Policy Research Institute (NPRI) filed a separation of powers lawsuit against eleven Democratic lawmakers, including Brittney Miller, Selena Torres, Dina Neal and James Ohrenschall, in regards to their alleged violation of the Nevada Constitution’s ¬†separation-of-powers clause which prohibits dual service of public employees...