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Nevada Gov. Sisolak gets praise, criticism for ambitious plan — VIDEO

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak’s proposals for more education funding drew support even from Republican lawmakers following his first state of the state address Wednesday, but that welcome from across the political aisle didn’t extend to the Democratic’s proposals for labor, housing and business.

Several deals made during Nevada trade mission to Poland

Gov. Brian Sandoval and Nevada officials this week have signed several agreements with Polish authorities on a second trade mission to country.

Sandoval reverses course, special session won’t address budget shortfall

Gov. Brian Sandoval abruptly abandoned plans Thursday to seek an even larger tax increase in an upcoming special session of the Legislature to plug a projected budget hole as conservative Republicans dug in their heels for a school choice program.

Bold education tax plan is make it or break it for Sandoval’s political future

It seems Sandoval is prepared to gamble much of his political capital on a plan to drag Nevada into the future after 150 years of modest goals, tight spending and reliance on gaming and tourism to provide the basic needs of hardy Nevadans and a school system whose graduation rate is one of the worst in the nation.

Legislators pursue new tax on business services in Nevada

With Nevada educators and some lawmakers seeking new revenue to fund public education, Democratic legislators have proposed a new 1 percent tax on a wide range of services, from hair salons to plumbing repairs, landscaping and diaper services. And, possibly, even brothels.

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