• Bipartisan think tank launches in Nevada

    Our policy institute reflects the values and work of the late Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn, his knowledge of the state budget, his commitment to education, and his ability to work across party lines.

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  • Has K-12 state and local funding recovered from the recession?

    See our infographic on the state of K-12 funding.

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  • How do the tax proposals affect businesses?

    The Guinn Center's latest analysis compares the impact of the three major business tax proposals.

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  • Do charter school students have access to the same funding as other students?

    The Guinn Center explores ways to increase access to funding for charter school students.

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  • Which education proposals provide the biggest bang for the buck?

    The Guinn Center and Nevada Succeeds have teamed up to review Governor Sandoval's proposals to modernize Nevada's education system.

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  • How is K-12 Education Funded in Nevada?

    The Guinn Center explains Nevada's K-12 finance system and identifies issues for the 2015 Legislative Session.

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  • Responding to Critical Unmet School Facilities Needs

    The Guinn Center offers the Nevada Legislature new options for meeting school district capital needs.

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  • Is it time to change governance of Nevada's mental health system?

    The Guinn Center reviews mental health governance models in other states and provides a guide for decision makers.

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  • Addressing Nevada's Mental Health Workforce Shortage

    The Guinn Center offers short and long-term recommendations for addressing Nevada's critical Mental Health Workforce Shortage

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  • Guinn Center Responds to Special Session with Report on Development Incentives

    The Guinn Center provides policy recommendations for the Legislature as they consider development incentives for Tesla Motors.

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  • Reforming Professional Development to Improve Literacy Outcomes in Nevada

    The Guinn Center and Nevada Succeeds analyze current professional development efforts and funding and make recommendations to improve literacy outcomes.

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  • The State of Latinos in the Intermountain West

    The Guinn Center's first major report explores issues facing Latinos and provides a roadmap for the future.

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The Guinn Center is a nonprofit, bipartisan, think-do tank 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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Do charters schools receive a fair share of funding?


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What's On Your Mind

Guinn Center Legislative Update: May 25, 2015

Budget Bills to be Introduced On or by Wednesday, May 27, the five major budget bills to implement the legislatively-approved Executive Budget are scheduled to be introduced, and exempt bills...
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