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Nevada agencies want $1 billion more spending

Nevada state agencies have submitted general fund spending requests for the upcoming two-year budget totaling $7.7 billion, or about $1 billion more than was approved for the current spending plan by the 2013 Legislature. But the requests to Gov. Brian Sandoval are just that: requests.

Nevada margins tax opponents raise $2.5 million

The high stakes battle over a measure that would impose a tax on large Nevada businesses to fund public education has shattered all records for a ballot issue, with opponents to Question 3 reporting nearly $2.5 million in contributions since June.