Hundreds of people marched near the Strip Sunday to protest proposed cuts to state funding for education.
Las Vegas police estimated the crowd ranged from between 200 to 700 people.
When a high-ranking Arizona lawmaker was detained last weekend by Phoenix police after a roadside fight with his girlfriend, it looked like he was headed to jail. Then the state constitution swooped in and saved him. A Nevada legislator in a similar spot would not be so lucky.
The governor’s office admitted Thursday that its proposed budget is $106 million out of balance, but contended the shortfall will be covered from an unexpected growth in sales taxes and with help from President Barack Obama.