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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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K-12 funding, ‘right to return’ bills pass Nevada Senate

Bills setting K-12 school funding, strengthening casino gun bans and helping laid off hospitality workers get their pre-pandemic jobs back were among measures moving a step closer to final passage Wednesday with action in the Senate and Assembly.

Nevada’s public option health care bill advances

Nevada’s bid to enact the second state-based public option health benefit plan in the nation passed the state Senate Monday on a 12-9 party line vote and moved to the Assembly with one week remaining in the session.

Maskless lawmaker muzzled by Assembly vote

Assemblywoman Annie Black, R-Mesquite, was stripped of her right to vote and speak on the floor after she refused to wear a mask as required by the rules of the chamber.

Nevada’s Assembly, Senate approve more bills as session nears end

Lawmakers launched the final two weeks of the legislative session Monday with final chamber votes on scores of bills, including measures that raise the legal age for tobacco use, decriminalize jaywalking and garnish casino winnings from people who owe child support.

Windfall lets state restore Medicaid cuts

With the state’s fiscal outlook dramatically improved, lawmakers on Wednesday restored more than $301 million in planned cuts to Medicaid enacted in a special session last summer.

Sisolak promotes infrastructure bank, new jobs

Gov. Steve Sisolak appeared before a Senate committee Monday in support of a bill that would open up a state infrastructure fund to cover projects ranging from affordable housing to rural broadband access and renewable energy.

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