Think Tank Clashes with Nev. District Over Tax Proposal to Fix Schools

Thursday, October 11, 2012

For months, the Nevada Policy Research Institute has publicly questioned the Clark County School District's ballot initiative to raise property taxes for school renovations.

Representatives from the libertarian think tank raised concerns about the six-year capital levy at School Board meetings and in articles published on its website, but maintained it was neutral on the tax initiative.

Even when NPRI sued the School District this summer — threatening to derail the tax question from appearing on the ballot — the nonprofit organization maintained it wasn't a political move.

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