It’s the fifth day of the 2017 Legislative Session, and it’s finally Friday. Yes, legislators and lobbyists are just as excited as the rest of us. Here’s what to watch for.
Victor Joecks is a Review-Journal columnist who explores and explains policy issues three days a week in the Opinion section. Previously he served as the executive vice president of the Nevada Policy Research Institute. Victor is also a staff sergeant in Nevada National Guard. Originally from Washington state, Victor received his bachelor’s degree from Hillsdale College.
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