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MGM Resorts International Public Policy Institute News

The MGM Resorts International Public Policy Institute develops research-based solutions that support the creation of sustainable and resilient communities. Solutions will be developed through a process of stakeholder engagement. The intent of the institute is to develop unique workplace and community policies that improve the human condition.

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Three men on stage
People | June 19, 2019

The retired U.S. Senate majority leader discusses health care with the dean of UNLV’s medical school

Chuck Todd, host of NBC's Meet the Press, moderates a discussion at the Bellagio in Las Vegas between former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and former Speaker of the House John Boehner.
Business and Community | April 25, 2019

Inaugural symposium highlights need for collaboration across academia, business, and government to secure a prosperous American workforce.

UNLV campus with sunset in background
Business and Community | April 16, 2019

Event theme is "America: The Future of Work"; Senator Harry Reid and Speaker John Boehner will participate in exclusive panel discussion moderated by NBC News’ Chuck Todd.

Katheryn "K.C." Brekken, Assistant Research Professor for the School of Public Policy and Leadership and MGM Resorts International Institute at UNLV poses in front of the Las Vegas Strip.
People | November 5, 2018

Ask this researcher about how citizens can be part of policy solutions.

Greenspun Hall
Business and Community | December 15, 2017

Co-chaired by Sen. Harry Reid and Speaker John Boehner, board includes high profile experts who will direct bipartisan, research-based public policy solutions.

man in front of Las Vegas City Hall
Research | November 1, 2017

With partisan gridlock at the higher levels, cities like Las Vegas will be the new leaders in innovative government.

MGM Resorts International Public Policy Institute In The News

David Magazine
July 8, 2019

You can blame inflation, high professor salaries, escalating costs for highly-amenitized dorms, and a host of other factors. Regardless, the consensus is clear: a college degree is only getting more expensive to attain in the U.S.

Bloomberg
June 14, 2019

Las Vegas is America’s gambling playground, and one of the casino industry’s highest-stakes games is partisan politics.

C-Span
April 29, 2019

Former Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and former House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) offered advice to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) about how to proceed with Trump administration investigations following the release of the Mueller report.

NPR
April 25, 2019

Harry Reid and John Boehner are unlikely co-headliners. But they shared the stage yesterday at the Bellagio.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
April 24, 2019

The "America: The Future of Work" event focused on the divide between republicans and democrats.

Las Vegas Sun
April 24, 2019

Harry Reid and John Boehner hardly seemed like the best of friends during their time as congressional leaders, and at times it appeared they weren’t even the best of enemies.