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Bill Dentzer

Review-Journal Capital Bureau
Twitter: @dentzernews

Based in Reno, Bill Dentzer covers government and politics and related state news out of the Review-Journal’s capital bureau in Carson City. He joined the RJ in October 2018 after similar assignments at the Salt Lake Tribune in Utah and the Idaho Statesman in Boise. He earlier covered state and local government in his home state of New York, where he graduated from Hamilton College.

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Democratic presidential hopeful Tom Steyer campaigns in Nevada

Philanthropist and 2020 presidential candidate Tom Steyer campaigned with striking GM workers in Sparks on Friday, saying corporate control of government and politics must be reversed, and that President Trump should be removed from office.

TitleMax broke Nevada law, but won’t pay damages

The Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Title Max broke state law by offering loans twice as long as state law allows, thus overcharging customers, but the company won’t have to pay damages because it didn’t willfully violate the law.

Nevada Press Association lauds approval of public records bill

The Nevada Press Association recognized the efforts of several state lawmakers — state Sens. David Parks, Melanie Scheible, Ben Kieckhefer, Jason Frierson — and Gov. Steve Sisolak for their efforts in passing a bill to strengthen the state’s public records laws.

McDonald wins fifth term as Nevada GOP chairman

The Nevada Republican Party’s central committee has re-elected incumbent Chairman Michael McDonald to a fifth term, and voted to forego a traditional nominating caucus to endorse President Donald Trump’s re-election.

UNR dorm explosion triggered by faulty boiler

An investigation by the state fire marshal concluded that an explosion in a faulty boiler in a dorm basement severed a natural gas line, triggering a larger, second explosion.

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