Gov. Brian Sandoval and first lady Kathleen Sandoval visited Empire Elementary in the capital on Wednesday to issue a challenge to schools around the state to increase the number of children who eat breakfast at school.
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Several hundred charter, online, private and home-schooled students, parents and administrators converged on the Capitol grounds Wednesday to promote school choice in Nevada.
The Clark County Republican Party filed a complaint Wednesday with Nevada election officials alleging illegal contributions by a GOP activist for a political action committee seeking to recall fellow Republicans who haven’t taken a firm stance against Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proposed tax package.
Southern Nevada is in line to get the biggest chunk of limited state road funding over the next four years because of two major freeway improvement projects, state lawmakers heard in a budget presentation Tuesday.
The head of the Nevada AFL-CIO proclaimed Tuesday that “working families are under attack” by Republican lawmakers who want to weaken collective bargaining laws and pensions now that they control the Legislature.
A growing prison population, reduced federal grants, aging facilities and inmate hospital care are taxing the Nevada Department of Corrections and will be the focus of budget discussions during the upcoming legislative session, prison officials said Tuesday.
With Nevada’s economy rebounding and unemployment numbers greatly improved, state officials are looking beyond just job creation to laying the groundwork for a whole new economy based on high-tech.
If a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, would a tax by another name be as odious?
Although Gov. Brian Sandoval has yet to articulate his plan to reform Nevada’s collective bargaining law, he will have no shortage of opportunities to push forward with changes to the statute that requires local governments to bargain in good faith with unions regarding pay, benefits and working conditions.
A small group is planning to launch a recall effort against Nevada Assembly Speaker-designee John Hambrick, hoping that last year’s low voter turnout and an anti-tax sentiment among hard-line conservatives will propel their work to gain the needed signatures.
A retirement system official said Thursday a report showing that some Nevada public employees who retire collect more in pension benefits than they did while working was based on less than 2 percent of beneficiaries.
In keeping with Gov. Brian Sandoval’s “modernization” theme for the upcoming legislative session, Nevada’s chief adviser on military and veterans issues said Thursday the governor’s sights are set on building a new veterans home in the Reno area while pursuing bills to improve access to jobs, education and benefits for veterans across the state.
Medicaid expansion has dramatically reduced Nevada’s general fund costs for providing mental health services, state officials told a panel of lawmakers Wednesday.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s new budget proposes to significantly increase funding to treat the estimated 6,000 children in Nevada diagnosed with autism, but even so, a wait list of about 1,000 children seeking services is expected to continue, state lawmakers were told Wednesday.
A new initiative proposed by Gov. Brian Sandoval to have the state take over under-performing schools will likely involve only a handful of the troubled institutions initially, a state official said Tuesday.
After years of keeping state buildings patched together on a shoestring budget, Gov. Brian Sandoval is proposing $234 million in projects involving everything from keeping the lights on and paving parking lots to moving forward with a new hotel college and Department of Motor Vehicles office in Las Vegas.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has a plan to substantially reduce Nevada’s looming shortfall in its current budget by sweeping agency reserve accounts and trimming other expenditures, administration officials said Tuesday.
Members of the state’s legislative money committees will dip their toes in Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proposed $7.3 billion budget proposal Tuesday.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s $1.1 billion tax package to fund education and other state services caught some industry groups off guard, but representatives of the state’s largest business organizations say they are willing to await details before passing judgment.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s ambitious plans to reform and improve Nevada’s public education system have much to like, but plenty to be concerned about as well for parents, lawmakers, teachers, the business community and school officials.
Gov. Brian Sandoval is expected to seek a new business license fee based on gross receipts to raise about $430 million over two years to pay for his proposals to improve public education in Nevada, the Review-Journal has learned.
Two days before GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval gives his “state of the state” address, a progressive group on Tuesday delivered its own version, calling for tax reform and a boost in education spending.
Laws requiring voter IDs and tightening up other election rules have been sweeping the county as more Republican governors and lawmakers win election and as civil rights leaders protest the changes they argue could disenfranchise thousands of voters.
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