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Bill would settle lengthy debate about whether local jurisdictions can implement rent control

Sen. Edgar Flores (D-Las Vegas) opened the conversation about SB371 — a bill that would explicitly name rent control as a local issue that would be managed by local governments — with a look back at a debate from 2015. 

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Bill looks to relax teacher evaluations

As the state struggles to recruit and retain teachers, a bill by Assemblywoman Brittney Miller (D-Las Vegas) would allow certain teachers to take one year off of evaluation. 

Behind the Bar: The push for a smaller Board of Regents

In today’s edition: A look at the latest push to reshape the board in charge of higher education, vis-a-vis how many people get to be on the board. Plus, a new poll finds a supermajority of respondents don’t know about the public option.

Behind the Bar: Snow day edition

In today’s (slightly abridged) edition: Winter weather returns — with a vengeance! Plus, the governor signs a budget maneuvering bill and a quick look at tribal water issues.

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