Here are three things to watch on Day 46 of the 2017 Legislative session.
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Nevada students would be mandated to start school at age 5 and could start as young as 4 in pre-kindergarten programs under a bill introduced in the Assembly Wednesday.
A Nevada senator wants to raise taxes on beer, liquor and smokes to fund substance abuse programs and create a pilot program to treat hard core heroin addicts.
A constitutional amendment that would change Nevada law to recognize all marriages, regardless of gender, saw a long list of witnesses testify in support of the measure at a Senate committee hearing on Wednesday.
Assemblywoman Maggie Carlton on Wednesday questioned the effectiveness of a higher education funding formula that provides Nevada colleges and universities ways to earn extra money if they do more than what is required.
Dr. Susan Adamek, a member of CSN’s Institutional Advisory Council, said the schools are maxed out on space to train aspiring health care workers.
Members of the Nevada Assembly got a history lesson Wednesday as part of a ceremonial floor session in the old chambers in the state Capitol.
The Nevada Senate approved a bill Wednesday making achievement charter schools subject to prevailing wage requirements, a move denounced by Republicans as an attempt to undercut a key education reform passed in 2015.
The Nevada Senate on Wednesday put an exclamation point on the state’s ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, 45 years to the day after it was passed by Congress and sent to states.
A Senate committee on Wednesday amended and passed a bill that would allow Nevada craft breweries to double their yearly beer production with a lower limit on retail sales.
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