For as long as I can remember, the Clark County Education Association (CCEA) has been working to raise taxes for education. They’ve come to nearly every industry in the state with their hand out for more money. Like most other business owners, I firmly believe in the importance of education and the need to fund education. However, Nevada’s education system, and CCEA in … [Read more...] about Dangerous Word Play
Clark County Education Association (CCEA)
It is well known that any debate in the Nevada Legislature over raising mining taxes has been a controversial topic since prospectors first struck gold in the 19th century. Previous efforts to raise the tax or reduce the ability of companies to deduct net proceeds have come up short. Opponents have argued successfully that any increase in the tax rate would severely … [Read more...] about Mining for Taxes
Nevadans deserve an education system that actually works, not merely one that costs more money. Nevada already spends roughly $10,200 per student, an amount comparable to numerous states (and nations) that outperform us academically on a regular basis. And yet, the Clark County Education Association (CCEA) is convinced that a simple billion-dollar tax hike will, somehow, fix … [Read more...] about The Highest Sales Tax in the Nation Won’t Fix Nevada Education
While classroom teachers have been eating Ramen noodles so they can afford to buy school supplies, teachers union bosses are living high on the hog. Considering that teachers often have to purchase classroom supplies and teaching materials with their own money, and that they’re also expected to pay for continuing education classes, their salaries don’t stretch very far. But … [Read more...] about Shame on the Teachers Union: In the end it’s the teachers and students that lose.