Legislative leadership met behind closed doors Saturday to try to reach agreement on major changes proposed for the system of higher education budgets. No decisions were expected from the 8 a.m. session in the Assembly caucus room. But the meetings with representatives from both houses and parties signal that lawmakers are getting down to business working out differences. The session lasted until just 10:15 a.m. because Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick, D-North Las Vegas, and Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, among others had reservations on an 11:35 a.m. flight from Reno to Las Vegas. Kirkpatrick said the purpose for …
Nevada legislative leaders talk education behind closed doors
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