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School vouchers lawsuit tossed by Nevada Supreme Court

The court ruled the Education Freedom PAC failed to provide a funding source to pay for what it wanted to do.

State officials OK nearly $620 million in service agreements

The governor, secretary of state and attorney general approved 146 Master Service Agreements during the 10-minute meeting.

Climate change driving Tahoe environmental impacts, lawmakers told

Nevada lawmakers were told climate change is driving environmental changes in the Tahoe Basin, including a significant increase in wildfires.

Lawmakers discuss how best to pay college athletes

The committee called on Congress to develop a national policy on how the so-called Name, Image and Likeness system would work.

Sisolak silent on federal gas tax issue

Nevada law automatically raises the state gasoline tax if and when the federal government lowers or suspends its gas tax.

Free school lunch program gets another year

Lawmakers approved $75 million in federal pandemic funding to continue providing all K-12 pupils with free breakfast and lunch during the coming school year.

Nevada Supreme Court: Senior water rights holders must join in drought pain

Opponents, including three members of the high court, say the ruling effectively punches a hole in 155 years of Nevada water law.

Krasner calls for limits on governor’s emergency powers

Krasner defeated appointed incumbent Sen. Don Tatro in Tuesday’s Republican primary. She will face Democrat Aaron Sims in November’s general election.

Amodei looks toward November after primary win

Rep. Mark Amodei will face Democrat Elizabeth Mercedes Krause in the November general election.

O’Neill wins primary for Carson City’s Assembly seat

O’Neill, the incumbent in District 40, advances to face Democrat Shannon McDaniel and Libertarian Sam Toll in November’s general election.

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