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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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Opportunity Scholarship caps draw loud objections

A bill to cap funding for a popular private-school scholarship program — passed by the Assembly last month on a party-line vote — got its second legislative hearing Thursday, again drawing parents of current or would-be recipients to oppose the proposed limit.

Nevada gets small revenue boost from Economic Forum

CARSON CITY – A revised state revenue forecast gives lawmakers $42.8 million more to work with for the two-year budget cycle that begins in July, a nominal increase equal to 0.3 percent of general fund state spending through mid-2021.

Key deadline kills 18 bills in Carson City

Democratic and Republican leaders from both houses Wednesday gave similar and largely conciliatory assessments of lawmakers’ efforts to pass a combined 180 bills Tuesday to meet a deadline for first house passage — a cutoff that saw just 18 bills fail to advance.

Nevada Senate passes amended PERS secrecy bill

The Senate and Assembly worked late into the evening Monday ahead of a Tuesday deadline for bill passage, with senators narrowly approving new confidentiality requirements around public employee retirement records among two dozen Senate bills passed.

Carson City calm before next big deadline Tuesday

The Senate and Assembly moved through relatively light pre-Easter agendas Friday ahead of expected back-to-back marathon sessions starting Monday to meet the next legislative deadline for bill passage.

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