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Lawsuit challenges Nevada’s new diabetes drug disclosure law

Two pharmaceutical groups have filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the constitutionality of a bill passed by the 2017 Nevada Legislature requiring disclosure of the pricing of diabetes drugs.

Nevada Legislature approves final payment for ESA software

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.

 
Recall targets a third Nevada senator

A third recall petition against a female Nevada state senator was filed Wednesday.

Federal government approves Nevada’s education plan

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.

 
‘Reorganized’ Clark County schools prepare for new year

When the Clark County School District welcomes students back on Aug. 14, some parents will see few differences. But behind the scenes, the nation’s fifth-largest school district will have undergone some very dramatic changes.

 
New book a significant addition to Nevada history

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.

New background check requirements slow CCSD hiring

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 governments spent nearly $4M lobbying the Nevada Legislature

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.

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