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Audit calls for Taxicab Authority be dissolved or replaced

State auditors released a scathing report Tuesday on the Taxicab Authority that regulates the industry in Southern Nevada, faulting the agency for excessive fees that cost riders tens of millions of dollars and an overbearing board that exceeds its statutory role and could expose the state to liabilities.

School choice case pits GOP law against GOP law

Call it an ironic political twist of fate. A constitutional amendment spearheaded more than a decade ago by a conservative Republican to take politics out of Nevada education funding is now at the heart of a legal battle that could upend a conservative GOP ideal — public funding for school choice.