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More taxpayer money benefits pro sports owners amid ‘stadium construction wave’

Elected leaders continue to shower tax revenues on stadium and arena projects with the aim of recruiting or keeping teams and boosting local economies. But public debate is growing, as decades of research shows that taxpayers don’t see a positive return on their investment.

Ex-con schools law enforcement on approach

DiVicino is hoping to spread the word of his unlikely friendship with DiPalma and his newfound respect for authority. He currently speaks to incarcerated youth at Spring Mountain Youth Camp, and he’s hoping to gain permission from the Clark County School District to bring his ‘Letters from Prison’ initiative into schools.

Lawmakers need statewide lithium plan, says conservation group

There are more than 80 lithium projects proposed on Nevada’s public lands as the nation races to power the green energy transition. Now conservation groups are looking to state lawmakers to establish a rule-making process that would help reduce the establishment of mines in areas of greatest conflict.

State warns of ‘major’ vacancies in agency overseeing services for vulnerable populations

The state agency charged with overseeing services to Nevadans with disabilities or special health care needs is facing “major vacancy rates,” with the largest shortfall among social workers and specialists who provide oversight to state long-term care facilities, lawmakers were told Wednesday.