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Transition of Power

Washoe Commission Chair Hartung resigns, will take job with state

Chair Vaughn Hartung is resigning from his position on the Washoe County Board of Commissioners to take a position on the board of the Nevada Transportation Authority.

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A look at Lombardo's budget: Record savings, K-12 spending bump

The proposal, which was released Monday evening alongside the governor’s biennial State of the State address, sets the general fund budget at $11 billion over the next two years, an increase of more than $1.7 billion over the current two-year state budget.

Lombardo promises tax cuts, sweeping K-12 spending boost in State of the State speech

During his inaugural State of the State speech, Lombardo announced details of his proposed two-year $11 billion budget, shared Tesla’s plans for a $3.5 billion manufacturing facility in Northern Nevada and pledged to provide raises and bonuses for state employees, although to a lesser extent than former Gov. Steve Sisolak proposed last month. 

Timeline: Sisolak's four years as Nevada governor

Steve Sisolak made history in 2018 by becoming the first Democrat to win the Nevada governor’s race in more than two decades. Click through the interactive timeline for highlights from Sisolak's term, which ends on Tuesday.

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