This report summarizes and analyzes key findings from focus groups held with out-of-school youth and out-of-school youth service providers in southern Nevada to better understand the reasons young people leave school as well as what types of resources best help out-of-school youth.
This data snapshot provides a broad perspective on the Governor’s Recommended Budget for the 2023-2025 biennium. It visualizes statewide revenues and expenditures for the upcoming biennium and situates the budget in historical context. To review the full report, please click here. This snapshot can be viewed here.
This report seeks to answer the question: How effective are state-funded financial aid programs in Nevada and what improvements can be made?
This report examines the impacts of extreme heat in Nevada. This report was completed in partnership with Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute and was funded by the Walmart Foundation. The report can be found here.
Nevada continues to be ranked among the lowest states in the nation in receiving federal grants, which are a key source of funding for health care, education, social services, and infrastructure, according to a new Guinn Center report.
Comparative data and research suggest that rural students and school districts face their own, sometimes unique, challenges. This policy report provides additional context around Nevada’s educational outcomes for all students, while comparing rural and urban students.
Medicaid Funding in Nevada The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) of 2017, on May 4, 2017, and the U.S. Senate released a discussion draft for its version of the bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) of 2017, on June 22, 2017; both bills seek to roll… Read more
Effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Nevada (Conference Report Update) In 2017, the U.S. Congress took action to amend the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), or modify certain existing federal income tax provisions as they pertain to individuals and businesses. The bill is known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). This… Read more
Federal Revenue Streams in Nevada: A Data Snapshot Nevada’s 2017-2019 biennium budget amounts to approximately $26.2 billion. Federal funds account for more than one-third (34.3 percent) of all revenues in the biennium budget. Federal revenues also flow into Nevada’s non-profits and local and county governments. This policy brief summarizes federal revenue streams in Nevada in… Read more