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State charter school graduation rate lags behind CCSD, WCSD

The Nevada Department of Education released graduation rates for the Class of 2018, and state-sponsored charter schools as a whole fared worse than traditional...
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Sisolak urges Nevadans to sign up for health insurance by deadline

The deadline to sign up for health insurance is midnight Saturday night and Governor-Elect Steve Sisolak, who will inherit responsibility for the state's insurance...
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A year after the tax cut, wages, bonuses not as hot as promised

Remember early this year when Republicans (including here in Nevada, Sen. Dean Heller) were crowing about all the bonuses and raises that workers were...
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Cortez Masto lands seat on Senate Finance Committee

U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto has nabbed a seat on the Senate Finance Committee.The Finance Committee oversees large swaths of the federal budget, including...
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Sisolak announces inaugural events

Governor-elect Steve Sisolak will be sworn in to office on the steps of the Nevada Capitol on January 7, with a public reception to...
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Farm bill finally passes, preserves food stamps for 13,000 Nevadans

Wednesday the Senate passed a final version of the farm bill, which includes provisions that strengthen conservation efforts across the country.For months, the...
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Cliven Bundy has a plan

 Celebrity scofflaw Cliven Bundy has a plan, a grand plan, to open up federal lands in northeast Clark County to all manner of commercial...
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Sisolak sets date for state of the state

Will he call for raising the minimum wage?  Will he deviate from the budget left him by Brian Sandoval in any meaningful way? Will there...
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Opposition to school “dragnet” policy unites rival groups

From guidelines involving gender-diverse students to stances on education savings account, the ACLU of Nevada and Power2Parent’s opinions on policies could not be further...
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Bill would reinstate aviation tax breaks

In 2015, the Nevada Legislature gave sales and use tax abatements to the aviation parts and maintenance industry. "This measure will allow Nevada to...

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