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Applicant for Nevada charter school program under federal investigation

The five Clark County schools eligible for conversion to charter schools under a controversial state program will get a one-year reprieve after one of the charter operators became the subject of a formal investigation by federal agents.

Sandoval to add 10% tax on retail marijuana to help pay for programs in $8.1B budget

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday outlined a final proposed two-year budget that has something for just about everyone, from $60 million for the controversial education savings accounts to $26 million in new money for UNLV’s fledgling medical school.

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval gives final State of the State address

Gov. Brian Sandoval heralded the “Nevada family” in his State of the State address Tuesday night and praised the cooperative efforts that set the state on a course toward prosperity from the depths recession.

Nevada lawmakers agree on education funding, not ESAs

Gov. Brian Sandoval’s final State of the State speech gave lawmakers plenty of places for common ground, from more education funding to a new veterans home in Northern Nevada. Nevertheless, battle lines are forming.

Nevada lawmakers favor removing McCarran statue from US Capitol — POLL

One Nevada state legislative leader said Wednesday he agrees that it is time to replace the statue of the former U.S. Sen. Patrick McCarran in the Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol because of his history of racism and anti-Semitism.