• 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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  • 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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Welcome to the Guinn Center for Policy Priorities
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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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How do states disincentivize psychiatric hospital use?


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