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/SPEAKER RUBEN NAVARRETTE, JR. AND COMMUNITY LEADERS BETHANY KHAN AND ASTRID SILVA
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by Daniel Liden Introduction Open Enrollment for individual health insurance plans in Nevada for the 2020 coverage year ran from November 1, 2019 through December 20, 2019. As we wrote previously, Nevada’s health insurance exchange launched a new and fully state-based enrollment platform for the 2020 enrollment year after using HealthCare.gov for enrollment since 2015…. Read more
by Meredith A. Levine Nevada’s Economic Forum: Background The Economic Forum is a state-mandated panel that convenes periodically to submit revenue projections for the General Fund—Nevada’s major operating fund—to the Governor and the Legislature. It is a five-member committee drawn from the private sector, with three members selected by the Governor and one nominated by… Read more
by Samuel Lair Last year, Nevada’s two, four-year public research universities — the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) — received the Carnegie R1 designation reserved for institutions with “very high research activity.” This designation placed both of Nevada’s public universities into a competitive list of the top… Read more