Amanda Fulkerson, Chief Communications Officer for CCSD, Divorcing Victor Joecks, NPRI’s Communications Officer. [Part 2 of 2]

I see Amanda Fulkerson is divorcing Victor Joecks! That was faster than Britney Spears! Victor Joecks has been making the rounds promoting his NPRI union-busting activities. He got his buddies at the local paper to auto-pen his Koch propaganda in public – AGAIN. The news media, which leans conservative, seems to love his drama, drama, […]

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NPRI’s New Partnership with Amanda Fulkerson – Chief Communications Officer for CCSD [Part 1 of 2]

There have been several sightings of the Nevada Policy Research Institute (NPRI) with their new best friend – Amanda Fulkerson.  WHAT?  Let me get this straight.  Amanda Fulkerson, a public school employee, is hanging out and making alliances with the premier Nevada anti-public-education group? This is what NPRI is all about: Billionaires Buying Influence in […]

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Nevada Needs Sex Education

Reproductive justice is about human rights and our ability to exercise the freedom to choose how we live. Reproductive justice is about access to birth control and sex education. It is about education in general and building awareness of these issues. Ultimately, reproductive justice is about equality. Weeks ago, I was rather horrified to see […]

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Teacher’s Union Reaches Contract Impasse With School District

The Clark County Education Association declared an impasse last night after being unable to reach an agreement on labor contracts with the Clark County School District. With just over two weeks to go before school starts and no newly inked contract, 800 teachers’ jobs are at risk. That is in addition to the 600 or so support positions already targeted for elimination. Negotiations have been underway to reach concessions on a $37 million budget deficit since July.

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PR Alert: Governor Sandoval’s Manufactured Popularity Continues to Grow

In a recent article at Politico.com, writers Ben Smith and Byron Tau hold Brian Sandoval and New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez forth as shining Republican examples.  The piece is titled “Some govs succeed with softer touch”: But a look toward the West finds some rookie GOP state leaders — New Mexico’s Susana Martinez and Nevada’s Brian Sandoval in particular […]

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