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Education in Nevada

In trying to balance the budget of Nevada it appears to me that cutting spending costs in education is the wrong road to travel. Untrained and under educated people find it almost impossible to find employment, except, perhaps careers at … Continue reading

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How to get an education affordably

With regard to the struggle of Nevada’s students to get an education in Nevada I’ve had the thought for some time that there is a potential solution to this whole mess. To explain it I must describe my own personal … Continue reading

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Kate Marshall sponsors bills to help education

Nevada State Treasurer, Democrat Kate Marshall, is sponsoring two bills to the Nevada State Legislature: SB75 and SB64. [Nevada Appeal] “SB75 is an investment vehicle designed to increase funding for K-12 education in the state, while also providing investment dollars … Continue reading

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Crashing Governor Sandoval’s Picnic

Students and Nye County Democrats protest Governor Sandoval’s cuts in budget. Today, twenty-seven people gathered at the Pahrump Winery to protest Republican Governor Brian Sandoval’s drastic reduction of Nevada’s education budget for Nevada’s schools. Twenty-one UNLV students filled a bus … Continue reading

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Nye County school closures considered by School Board

Fely Quitevis, Chair of the Nye County Republican Party Central Committee informed the Pahrump Valley Times the event is only open to “anyone” who wants to donate $50 and is a registered Republican. She sees the picnic as a “celebration … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders on the Republican Agenda

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) writes today about how we got into this horrible national debt, what the Republican intend to do to get us out of it, and his alternative to the Republican agenda. I have extracted the following verbatim. … Continue reading

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UNR football coach up for $75,000 raise

As the Nevada Higher Education System is preparing for cuts that, as Chancellor Dan Klaich recently put it, would seriously undermine the mission of the Nevada’s colleges and universities, the Board of Regents will consider a contract extension for UNR’s … Continue reading

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Nevada: 54% budget shortfall

Nevada is currently facing a 54% shortfall in our state budget. Governor Sandoval’s plan is to cut all of it. Can you imagine living in less than half a state? During these hard times the last thing we should be … Continue reading

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Coffee and the Papers

Medical Marijuana: Nevada Assemblyman Ed Goedhart, R-Amargosa Valley, who represents Nye County, has submitted a bill draft request providing improved access to medical marijuana. He says his bill would not make marijuana legal for everyone, but would improve on legislation … Continue reading

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A Request to Governor Sandoval

Bob Fulkerson, State Director, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada My thanks to Progress Now Nevada from whom I came across this video.

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