The Issues We Care About
Nevada’s unemployment rate is among the highest in the nation. Nevada’s public education system ranks near the bottom in almost every category. Barbara Cegavske has a plan to create more jobs and improve public education.
Barbara Cegavske has always considered the state’s education system a top priority. Barbara Cegavske believes quality public education is the foundation for economic success. As an advocate of school-choice, Barbara Cegavske will continue to champion the rights of parents to determine which schools their children attend. Barbara Cegavske will be also continue to be a strong voice in expanding funding for Charter Schools that maintain high academic standards and will push for reducing class-size through flexibility.
During the most recent legislative session, Barbara Cegavske voted against job-killing tax increases and opposed efforts to increase the sales tax, hike vehicle registration fees and the doubling of the payroll tax. Barbara Cegavske voted against these tax increases because she knows higher taxes have made Nevada’s unemployment problem worse.
Barbara Cegavske has a strategy to diversify our economy and create new jobs. She believes we must create a renewable energy corridor that will bring Southern Nevada tens of thousands of new jobs. Barbara Cegavske strongly favors reducing the payroll tax on small businesses because she understands that mom-and-pop enterprises create more jobs when their tax burden is reduced.