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Democrats could put tax increase issue on 2012 ballot

The Legislature’s Democratic majority could raise cash to spend on education, social services and other programs as early as Jan. 1, 2013, without support from any Republican lawmakers, the endorsement of Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval or a statewide signature drive.

Senator Cegavske takes conservative view to top of her party

State Sen. Barbara Cegavske grew up in liberal Minnesota, the daughter of a conservative Kirby vacuum cleaner business owner who emphasized to his six children how the best government was less government.
She got his message.

Few expect major changes to Nevada’s collective bargaining law

Outside the Legislative Building in Carson City last week, some 300 protesters waved signs warning “Wisconsin Today, Nevada Tomorrow” to ward off their worry that public employees here could lose collective bargaining rights. But that’s not going to happen, certainly not tomorrow and probably not anytime soon.

Brothels fire back at Harry Reid

Nevada legislators sat in stunned silence when U.S. Sen. Harry Reid proposed outlawing the state’s brothels last week, but the working girls and brothel employees are speaking loud and clear.

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