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When Nevada became a state in 1864, its new Constitution contained a so-called Disclaimer Clause, just like every other new state being admitted, in which the residents of the territory were required to “forever disclaim all right and title to the unappropriated public lands lying within said territory, and that the same shall be and remain at the sole and entire disposition of the United States.”
The Washoe County Commission, of all places, started a legal ball rolling this week that could flatten legislative and gubernatorial buck-passing and affect roads, police and school tax plans in the two urban areas.
The Nevada Policy Research Institute is proceeding with its fight to get public records from the Clark County School District.
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval voted like a typical Democratic legislator on the bills that reached his office for a veto or signature during the 2013 legislative session, the Nevada Policy Research Institute found in a review that will be released Wednesday.
For three legislative sessions, the Nevada Policy Research Institute has dissected state legislators and the Gov. Brian Sandoval and produced a report card on its findings.
Republican state legislators performed well and Democrats performed poorly at the state Legislature this year.
At least that’s what a conservative advocacy organization thinks.
A local think tank has failed in District Court to force the Clark County School District to hand over 18,000 email addresses issued to its teachers.