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Nevada schools get 54.6% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

Nearly 55 percent of Nevada public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the 11th highest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

2nd-quarter state tax collections in Nevada reach $4.1 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Nevada amount to $4.1 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the 24th highest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

2017-18 teacher pay in Nevada averaged $54,280

Teachers’ salaries in Nevada averaged $54,280 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 24th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

1st-quarter state tax collections in Nevada reach $2.5 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Nevada amount to $2.5 billion in the first quarter of 2019, the 28th highest tally among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Nevada’s public pensions are 92.1 percent government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Nevada’s public pension funds in 2018 amounted to 92.1 percent of the total, the second highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Total state tax collections in Nevada reach $8.6 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Nevada amount to $8.6 billion, the 31st highest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise’s concentrated poverty rate is the highest in Nevada

The Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise metro area’s share of extreme poverty – neighborhoods where at least 40 percent of residents live below the poverty level – is the highest in Nevada, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Nevada earns grade of F for manufacturing health

Nevada received a grade of F on a scorecard developed by Ball State University to gauge the health of each state’s manufacturing sector.

Churchill County’s $3,329-per-month cost of living is the highest in Nevada

Residents of Churchill County need to make $3,329 every month to maintain a modest standard of living, making it the most expensive place to live in Nevada.

Nevada’s public pensions are 50.2% government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Nevada’s public pension funds in 2017 amounted to 50.2 percent of the total, the second lowest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Nevada disabled veterans still awaiting action on home loan fee refunds

Despite facing a July 31 target deadline, the Veterans Benefits Administration has yet to provide refunds to tens of thousands of disabled veterans who were erroneously charged home loan funding fees.

Average student loan debt for graduates in Nevada is $22,026, study finds

College graduates in Nevada have an average debt burden of $22,026, according to a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average student loan debt in the 50 states.

Income taxes make up 0% of total state, local levies in Nevada, study finds

State income tax revenues in Nevada represent 0 percent of its total state and local levies, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation.

Nevada scores 69.5 out of 100 in litigation climate survey

Nevada earned a score of 69.5 out of 100 in a new ranking of state litigation climates released Wednesday by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform.

Nevada ranks 17th lowest in state, local government GDP, study finds

Nevada finished 17th lowest in the size of its state and local government operations, based on their share of the state’s gross domestic product, according to a 24/7 Wall St. analysis.

Nevada pension plans are 74% funded, study finds

The funded ratio of the Nevada public pension plans stands at 74%, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on fiscal-year 2017 data.

Jacob Deaville Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

Nevada state assembly candidate, Jacob Deaville (district 37) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

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