The objective of this policy brief is to determine how much federal housing assistance (loans, grants, and direct payments) Nevada receives. The data on loans and grants is available from USAspending.gov, the official source for spending data for the U.S. government.
Medicaid is a health coverage program for eligible low-income individuals that is administered by the states under federal requirements and jointly funded by the federal government and states. Nevada’s Medicaid Program provides medical assistance to more than half a million low-income adults and children in the state. This policy brief presents some selected characteristics of Nevada’s Medicaid beneficiaries.
This report examines Nevada’s uninsured population. Its objective is to furnish a composite of Nevada’s uninsured population so that stakeholders have the requisite data to develop a set of policy prescriptions and enhance administrative capacity in service of health insurance coverage expansion, given the consequences of uninsurance. These consequences include: limited access to health care,… Read more
This set of infographics provides both a broad-based overview of budgetary sources and spending and a detailed account of revenues and proposed expenditures. You can find a pdf version of the infographics here: Guinn Center Nevada Budget 2019-2021 Infographics
Property tax is one of the most significant sources of K-12 education financing within states. In Nevada, property taxes supply budgetary support for local governments, such as school districts. While local jurisdictions have some discretion in setting property tax rates, there are legal constraints on rate setting for school districts. In particular, Nevada law requires that… Read more
AN EVENING WITH MARIA HINOJOSA AND FRIENDS:
NEVADA 2020 WITH THE ‘IN THE THICK’ PODCAST
JANUARY 27, 2020
HORN THEATER, COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA NORTH LAS VEGAS CAMPUS
LIVELY DISCUSSION WITH IN THE THICK PODCAST TEAM
MARIA HINOJOSA & JULIO RICARDO VARELA
NATIONAL COLUMNIST RUBEN NAVARRETTE AND COMMUNITY LEADERS BETHANY KHAN AND ASTRID SILVA
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Doors open at 5:30 pm
CSN Mariachi Plata performs at 5:45 pm
Program starts at 6 pm
Latest Blog Posts
by Daniel Liden What Are Nevada’s Hard to Count Areas Like? Our previous census snapshots (focused on 2010 census return rates, areas in Nevada expected to respond to the 2020 census at low rates, and 2010 census return rates and low response scores in Nevada’s cities) have shown the areas of Nevada that are likely… Read more
by Daniel Liden 2010 Census Return Rates and 2020 Low Response Scores in Las Vegas, Reno, and Carson City Background Our first two 2020 Census Snapshots show the 2010 census mail return rates and the 2020 low response scores by census tract for the whole state of Nevada. Nevada’s cities, however, have many small census… Read more
by Daniel Liden The Low Response Score In our first snapshot about the 2020 census in Nevada, we looked at how many Nevadans responded to the 2010 census. This is an important metric because many of the households and individuals that were hard to count in the 2010 census – such as large transient populations… Read more