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A mental health initiative, jobs, and some wait and see: Q&A with Steve Sisolak

Gov. Steve Sisolak delivers his first State of the State speech tomorrow night, and as he hints below, he will unveil an initiative to...
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Lawmakers see pathway to criminal justice overhaul, but will they take it?

Divisions and theatrics in Washington were briefly surmounted last month when Congress passed criminal justice reform legislation. The First Step Act is a modest,...
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History after all: Nevada to be first state with majority female Legislature

For months, media around the nation and even internationally published stories about the prospect of Nevada becoming the first state in the U.S. to...
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Professors, donors make case for reining in NSHE

The Nevada System of Higher Education only cares about itself -- and the University of Nevada, Reno.That was one of the harsh criticisms doled...
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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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With Senate vacancies filled, Atkinson announces committee assignments

A day after vacancies were filled giving him a full complement of senators, Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson announced committee assignments for the upcoming...
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Clark County Commissioners fill state Senate vacancies

Clark County Commissioners voted Tuesday to fill two vacancies in the state Senate created by the election last month.Assemblyman Chris Brooks, who has served...
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Realtors oppose tax to fight homelessness

Ahead of the 2019 Nevada Legislative session, the committee of taxation submitted a bill, on behalf of the City of Las Vegas, to increase the...
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Mini-commentary: A woman-majority Legislature and nice things too?

Democratic Assemblyman Chris Brooks, aka Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak transition leader Michelle White's spouse, wants the Clark County Commission to appoint him to Commissioner-elect Tick...
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Regents will ask Legislature to reform higher ed salary structure

K-12 teachers aren’t the only ones not satisfied with salaries.Many within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) are frustrated by its lack of...

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