|NPRI News in Brief
by Judy Cresanta
NATIONAL RADIO SYNDICATION
NPRIs National Perspectives was launched July 1, 1998 on 535 stations from Maine to Hawaii to Alaska. The Washington Times National Weekly Edition has agreed to sponsor the commentaries nationwide. Board members Jamie Clark and Bruce James are assisting in locating other national corporate sponsors. For specific affiliate information you may go to our website, http://www.npri.org.
SUMMER GROWTH FOR NPRI
Nevada Policy Research Institute has been proud this summer to welcome a number of new membersmen and women who believe it important to make a difference, and to change public policy in Nevada and America for the better. The support and ideas that NPRIs members bring to the organization are genuinely appreciated. And so, to the Class of Summer, 1998, congratulations and welcome aboard!
Veronika Leal, from Kyrgyzstan in Central Asiapart of the former Soviet Unionhas joined NPRI as an administrative assistant and Internet specialist. In America since May of 1997, Veronika is 28, married and has a Master of Science degree in Russian langauge and literature.
Staffers for the ABC Television program Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher contacted NPRI for possible consultation, collaboration and participation for a week-long series of programs in Las Vegas in November of this year. D. Dowd Muska forwarded programming ideas and a menu of prospective guests to appear on the show.
SPIRIT CAVE MUMMY
D. Dowd Muska was contacted by two documentary production companiesone from Great Britain, one from the U.S.regarding his article on the Spirit Cave Mummy [see "Scalping Science," Nevada Journal, February, 1998]. The controversy centers on the dispute between Native Americans and legitimate scientific investigation of the archeological find.
Transportations Airline Re-Regulation Folly prepared by Peter J. Ferrara, Americans for Tax Reform Education: Privatization of Support Services prepared by Janet Beales and Judy Cresanta
1998 Washoe County School Bond: Is Accountability Still the Issue?prepared by George Kucera and Ted Harris. u
Judy Cresanta is president of Nevada Policy Research Institute.