Ugo Rondinone, Seven Magic Mountains, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016
Photo by Gianfranco Gorgoni. Courtesy Nevada Museum of Art and Art Production Fund

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Nevada Budget Overview 2019-2021

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 Taxes & K-12 Financing in Nevada

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

It’s Getting Hot in Here…

This week, southern Nevada residents are bracing for another excessive heat wave. Around the Silver State, air conditioning companies and their heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) technicians are in high demand during the hot summer months. Both nationally and around the state, HVACR technicians are in high demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics stated,… Read more

Upcoming Events

Breakfast Brainstorm: K-12 Funding in Nevada

March 2019


Dine & Dialogue Dinner: Education Funding & Equity

March 2019


Social Determinants of Health Workshop

April 2019


The Science and Policy of Smart Growth in a Time of Water Scarcity

Co-sponsored with Desert Research Institute

June 2019

Latest Blog Posts

Nevada Legislature: Wk 3 (2/18-2/22)

Please note that as of March 1, our weekly legislative updates will become an exclusive benefit of Guinn Center membership. Visit here to learn more about our membership options.  The Guinn Center for Policy Priorities reports weekly on the 80th Session of the Nevada Legislature, summarizing major legislative developments from the previous week and discussing the… Read more

Guinn Center Follows the 80th Legislative Session

Introduction The Guinn Center for Policy Priorities will be publishing regularly a “Legislative Update” to help inform residents of Nevada about activities and actions during the 2019 80th session of the Nevada Legislature. In our nonpartisan manner, we will (1) summarize committee hearings and actions and recap floor actions in both houses; (2) provide an… Read more


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