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Nevada lawmakers review legislative budgets

Lawmakers on Wednesday reviewed the proposed $73.38 million biennial budget of the Nevada legislative branch.

Faculty representatives say university budget cuts extremely damaging

Faculty representatives told legislative money committees Wednesday that the 12 percent budget cuts imposed by Gov. Steve Sisolak are extremely damaging to their ability to provide students a quality education.

PERS premium rate to rise a half percent in coming biennium

The total premiums to pay for state worker retirement costs will increase a half percent in the coming biennium.

Pandemic creates budget problems, backlog for Nevada judiciary

Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Hardesty told lawmakers Wednesday the pandemic has raised serious problems for Nevada’s judiciary including a serious hit to the budget and creating a huge backlog in cases at the District Court level.

Nevada lawmakers told businesses can’t force employees to get vaccine

The head of Nevada’s Equal Rights Commission told lawmakers Friday that employers cannot force a worker to get vaccinated.

Education funding approved clearing way for passage of the 2020-2021 Nevada budget

The Assembly has given final legislative approval to the bill that funds K-12 education for the coming two year budget cycle.

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