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Last-minute resolution can't fix ESA problems

Oh, that Nevada Legislature. They are a slippery bunch. Moments after finishing up a special session to approve tax breaks for an electric car company, state Senate Republicans slipped a surprise concurrent resolution onto the agenda before adjourning.

Schwartz: It's legal if we say it is!

Last week was a busy one, which explains why I didn't get a chance to see Treasurer Dan Schwartz's letter to the editor in response to my column of Dec. 2, 2015. In that piece, I questioned the propriety of regulations Schwartz's office wrote regarding the state's new Education Savings Account program.

5 things to expect at the first Democratic debate

At last, it's the Democrats' turn. After two formal Republican clashes, and some low-key sniping between candidates and their supporters, Democrats will get a chance to stand on the same stage to trade barbs and policy ideas at the CNN-sponsored debate at the Wynn Las Vegas Tuesday.

Reid extolls solar power, early caucus and Glass-Steagall

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid said marijuana shouldn’t be a Schedule I controlled substance, derided NV Energy for its approach to rooftop solar power generation and said he wouldn’t ask President Barack Obama to designate Gold Butte as federally protected land – but allowed that he may still make that request in the future.

Who's for whom in Nevada?

In an early caucus state, endorsements from local officials can mean a lot more than they do elsewhere. And that's undoubtedly why presidential campaigns are moving to lock up local support in Nevada: First, get some big-name surrogates on board. Second, create an aura of momentum.