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Sisolak announces targeted coronavirus response

Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Monday a “long-term strategy for mitigating the spread of COVID-19 in Nevada through a targeted approach — all centered back to our original goal of making our response state managed and locally executed.’

Legislature votes on raising mining taxes

Lawmakers worked into early Sunday morning on competing proposals to raise the state’s mining industry taxes, with the Senate passing one measure and the Assembly passing three on mostly party line votes.

Some CCSD rural schools plan to open classrooms at least part-time

While the vast majority of Clark County School District students will begin online classes next month, a handful of schools in rural areas plan to reopen classrooms at least part-time beginning Aug. 24.

Special session aims at police, election and eviction reform

Nevada lawmakers hit the ground running Friday with the opening of the Legislature’s second special session of the summer, moving quickly on measures to change mining taxes and provide for pandemic-driven mail-in voting in November.