AB 17 Signed into Law, Amends “Move Over Law” to Include NDOT Vehicles

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The Legislature has amended the “Move Over Law” to include Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) vehicles. Governor Brian Sandoval today signed Assembly Bill 17 into law to include department vehicles performing construction, maintenance or road … [Read more...]

Legislature time squandered

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By Assemblyman Chris Edwards (R-AD19) The 2017 Legislative Session has roughly three weeks remaining to finish Nevada’s business. I think it’s going to be a mad frenzy to do so because the Democrats in charge have squandered much time on low … [Read more...]

Nevada Department of Education

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CARSON CITY, Nev. – The administration of the 2016-17 WIDA tests in Nevada schools has been completed and districts should receive preliminary results in May. “The quick turnaround of results will help districts best meet the needs of their … [Read more...]

Monday mornings with the Mayor

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On Monday, May 1, Mesquite Mayor Allan Litman will by on Monday Mornings with the Mayors on KLAS Channel 8 in Las Vegas from 6:40 a.m at 7:00 a.m. The segment will feature Mayor Litman talking about local and regional issues, and answering questions … [Read more...]

Picking School Winners and Losers is Risky Business Part 1 of 3

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House Bill 610 (working title; Choices in Education Act) has been introduced into Congress. It has not cleared a committee, there have been no votes taken, and no amendments offered. But, now is the time for the public to learn about what the bill … [Read more...]

Council approves new hire, tables disputed newsletter contract

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Even though he only asked for an additional building inspector position, Development Services Director Richard Secrist stands to gain more than that after the Mesquite City Council approved an amendment to his hiring request at its Tuesday, Feb. 28, … [Read more...]

Pub record request

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The Gaming Control Board has refused to release to Battle Born Media newspapers an audio recording surreptitiously made by Control Board Chairman A.G. Burnett of a conversation with Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt concerning litigation involving … [Read more...]

Charter moves to second step

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Update: 2/24/17 @ 1:15 p.m.: SB 56 has passed the Work Session with a unanimous vote of 5-0 to move on to the full Senate next week. Senator Joe Hardy will be presenting the bill on the floor for that hearing. We will publish an update as soon as … [Read more...]

Coffee with the Congressman

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Council approves Riverside Road reconstruction

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It’s a project Bill Tanner, City of Mesquite Director of Public Works, has been wanting to do for several years and now he has the approval to resurface Riverside Road from Mesquite Boulevard to the Virgin River Bridge. The Mesquite City Council … [Read more...]