Eliminating the subminimum wage will end training and work opportunities for some members of the disabled community. Instead of doing something productive, they would be stuck in adult day care. That’s according to Tracy May-Brown, Opportunity Village’s director of advocacy, board and government relations.
A constitutional restriction on tax increases could end up saving Opportunity Scholarships.
The people most passionate about not hiking the subminimum wage for people with disabilities are advocates for people with disabilities.
The Southern Nevada Water Authority wants to take billions of gallons of water that doesn’t exist from Eastern Nevada via a pipeline that would cost ratepayers $15 billion. Doing so would devastate the wildlife and people who live there. That’s according to Kyle Roerink, executive director of the Great Basin Water Network, which opposes the pipeline.
It’s illegal in Nevada for government unions to strike. The Clark County Education Association is laying the groundwork for one anyway.