Month: March 2015

Elementary Classroom

Video – Senate Bill 77 Explained

If Senate Bill 77 passes in the 2015 Nevada Legislature, under-performing schools would be placed on a three-year timeline to improve. If a school fails to progress, the fate of the school will be up to the Department of Education, which has the power to close the school, turn it into a charter school,

Coffee with Assemblywoman

Small business owners request changes to Senate Bill 252 over coffee with Assemblywoman Benitez-Thompson

@Assemblywoman27 coffee w/SmallBiz owners.”This is what’s going on @ Carson,but more importantly I want 2hear frm U.” pic.twitter.com/c9bIonZFIo — Oscar Delgado (@DelgadoReno3) March 27, 2015 By Ryan Smith, @rsmithRSJ This article first appeared on NextReno.org. Republished here with permission from the author.  RENO, Nev. – A group of ten small

Guns n’ Politics – A Podcast on Assembly Bill 148

  In this second episode of the podcast “Guns N’ Politics”, reporters Conner Board and Alex Stewart discuss the first hearing on Assembly Bill 148 at the Nevada Legislature. AB148 would allow concealed carry permit holders to carry their gun on Nevada educational facilities, including day cares, schools and university campuses.

Boom in Nevada elk population prompts assembly bill and possible fee increase

Source By Rayna Charley, @raynacharnley Thriving elk populations in Nevada have created both excitement and concern in the state. The increase prompted the creation of Assembly Bill 78 and ensuing debate at Nevada’s Legislature. Since elk’s reintroduction into Nevada’s ecosystem 25 years ago, they have proved more prolific than the Nevada

AB 2 Explainer

This bill would allow gun owners to store their weapons in vehicles parked at educational facilities, including college campuses and day care facilities.  In Favor: Allowing guns in cars will provide protection for students, teachers, and the gun owner on educational campuses. Guns are currently allowed to be stored in

Governor Sandoval introduces bill that would increase business license fees

Source By Ryan Smith, @rsmithRSJ This story first appeared on NextReno. Republished with permission from the author. CARSON CITY, Nev. – Calling it one of the proudest moments of his life, Gov. Brian Sandoval introduced a business license fee bill today with the goal of creating much needed revenue for Nevada schools. Sitting in