Causes: Interdisciplinary Research
Mission: Nevada policy research institute is a free-market think tank that seeks private solutions to public challenges facing nevada, the west and the nation. The institute educates nevada's citizens, media members and public officials about the importance of advancing free-market principles in public policy, particularly in education, fiscal policy and transparency. The institute accomplishes this by conducting scholarly research and analysis of nevada public policy issues, providing education for nevada citizens and, when necessary and appropriate, litigating on behalf of itself, its members, and/or private citizens on legal issues of public importance otherwise relating to its mission and purpose.
Programs: The institute uses a number of tools to ensure that its message reaches as many people as possible. Over 21,000 subscribers receive our weekly e- bulletin, which includes news and analysis from around nevada and the nation. Our commentaries examine policy matters currently before nevada lawmakers, and our policy studies provide a more in-depth look at the state's most pressing issues. Institute scholars often appear on radio and television broadcasts, and are regularly consulted by print reporters. When asked, npri staff testify before legislators in carson city. When necessary, the institute also litigates to protect the fundamental rights of individuals as set forth in the state and federal constitutions.