The final action on Nevada’s controversial private school choice program came Thursday when the Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee approved $105,000 to pay off the remaining costs incurred by a vendor who was working on the development of software to implement the program.
A third recall petition against a female Nevada state senator was filed Wednesday.
Nevada is among four states to get U.S. Education Department approval of its plan as required under a new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA.
Those interested in Nevada history can check out a significant new addition on the subject with the publication of “Mister Speaker to Madam Speaker,” a labor of love for Carson City resident Cindy Southerland.
Nevada state Sen. Don Gustavson, a Republican from Sparks, said Friday he will not run for re-election to District 14 in 2018.
New laws passed by the Nevada Legislature are providing a fuller picture of applicants but are slowing the hiring of those who pass muster, the Clark County School District’s top HR official says.
Local government entities spent just over $3.75 million lobbying Nevada lawmakers in the just-concluded 2017 legislative session, a report released Wednesday by the Nevada Department of Taxation shows.
The outage impacts the website and the Legislative Building’s broader server system, said Rick Combs, director of the Legislative Counsel Bureau.
More than 300 bills passed by the 2017 Legislature and signed by Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval take effect Saturday. The number represents the bulk of new laws passed. Others took effect immediately or will in the months to come.
The U.S. Senate’s draft of a new health care bill promises to cut funding toward Medicaid expansion and cap the program’s budget. Meanwhile, Nevada this month was a signature away from creating a potentially precedent-setting law that would have opened Medicaid coverage to all state residents.