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A legislative roundup of school choice proposals

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  Arizona, Arkansas, Education Blog, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, Texas  /  No Comments

Education Week reports on the wide range of states that are considering expanding school choice.

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Nevada AG Laxalt and 9 GOP colleagues push online gambling ban

By   /  December 9, 2016  /  Federal government, National, Nevada, News, Power Abuse, Regulations  /  No Comments

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A review of campaign finance records by Watchdog.org shows that Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, who is pushing hard for the online gambling ban, heavily contributed to Laxalt’s election to the office in 2014.

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Nevada governor looks to resurrect voucher program

By   /  November 16, 2016  /  Education, Education Blog, Nevada  /  No Comments

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has said he will work with lawmakers to insert school vouchers into his upcoming budget.

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Outlook for lame-duck action on online gambling gets fuzzier

By   /  November 11, 2016  /  National, Nevada, New Jersey, News, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

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“He’s trying to stop online gambling because he wants people to go to Vegas and his hotel and gamble down with him,” Williams said. “I don’t begrudge him that, but just don’t use the federal government to try to get legislation passed to protect your own interests.”

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In double standard, Dems sue GOP over poll monitoring

By   /  November 3, 2016  /  Arizona, National, Nevada, New Jersey, News, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Politics & Elections, Voter Fraud  /  No Comments

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A court ruling that outlaws “ballot security” efforts by the Republican National Committee gives the Democratic National Committee free rein to run its own election-watch operations. Under the decree, the RNC must obtain the Democrats’ approval before training and placing poll watchers or conducting other forms of election-integrity operations.

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More states express interest in ESA programs after Nevada court decision

By   /  October 14, 2016  /  Education, National, Nevada, News, Texas  /  No Comments

State legislators across the country are pondering education savings account measures in the wake of a split decision by the Nevada Supreme Court that upheld the constitutionality of that state’s program while killing the funding source. Lawmakers in Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Montana,  New Hampshire, North Carolina,  Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin are considering their own ESA programs. […]

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