• The Guinn Center turns 3 years old!

    Launched in February 2014, the Guinn Center is heading into its 4th year of operations. Our policy institute reflects the values of the late Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn. Republican and Democratic leaders, as well as community members and businesses, have praised our fact-based, independent body of research. We are grateful to those who support our work.

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  • Guinn Center has "Silver State Snapshots" on Nevada policy issues

    Interested in understanding the higher education funding formula in Nevada? Want to know how Nevada taxes are distributed to local governments and school districts? Check out our "Silver State Snapshots," a series of 2-page fact sheets.

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  • Nevada Budget Overview

    The Guinn Center explains Nevada's 2017-2019 budget in a policy brief. Check out our companion set of infographics in both English and Spanish.

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  • Pathways to Nowhere: Post-Secondary Transitions for Students with Disabilities in Nevada

    The Guinn Center has published a policy report (and companion video) that describes existing pathways preparing students with intellectual disabilities for post-secondary opportunities, and identifies some of the barriers facing students as they prepare to transition to life beyond high school.

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  • VIDEO: Pathways to Nowhere

    The Guinn Center has produced a short documentary highlighting the efforts of various educators, advocates, and experts from around the state who are making efforts to improve the post-secondary outcomes for students with disabilities in Nevada.

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  • Roadblocks: Transportation Barriers to Community Mobility and Independence

    This policy report identifies the transportation challenges and barriers faced by individuals with intellectual disabilities in Nevada and provides recommendations that may be taken under advisement by decision makers in Nevada.

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  • Guinn Center convenes workshop

    In January, the Guinn Center, in partnership with JAG Nevada, organized a convening in North Las Vegas titled, "Pathways for Success: Youth Employment in North Las Vegas." Leveraging its work on strategies for strengthening career pathways in Nevada, the Guinn Center shared data and several recommendations.

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The Guinn Center is a nonprofit, bipartisan, research and policy analysis center focused on independent, fact-based, relevant, and well-reasoned analysis of critical policy issues facing the state of Nevada. The Guinn Center engages policy-makers, experts, and the public with innovative, fact-based research, ideas, and analysis to advance policy solutions, inform the public debate, and expand public engagement.

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Nevada Budget Overview


The Guinn Center explains Nevada’s 2017-2019 budget in a policy brief.  Check out our companion set of infographics in both English and Spanish. Learn more about this report.

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