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Tesla to put strain on Nevada in short term

The $5 billion Tesla battery factory deal sealed by Gov. Brian Sandoval and approved by a special session of the Legislature is a high-risk, high-reward project that could be a turning point for both the electric car company and Nevada.

An extraordinary occasion

The Nevada Legislature unanimously approved new legislation that will give Tesla Motors more than $1.3 billion in incentives to build a battery factory outside Reno. But has anything really changed in the Silver State?

Countdown to Tesla!

CARSON CITY — After hours of hearings, things are starting to move here in Carson City. There are even rumors that lawakers will wrap things up tonight.