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The Nevada Public Employees' Retirement System or PERS is once again being taken to court over public records. Our contributor Bob Conrad of ThisisReno has the story.

The Nevada Policy Research Institute or NPRI is petitioning the state Supreme Court to intervene in what members say is an intentional effort by PERS to evade the state's public records act.

A commission charged with repairing Nevada's troubled guardianship system will meet next week to continue voting on several major policy issues before making its final recommendations later this spring.

Guardianships are needed when children don't have parents looking out for them or when adults are unable to properly care for themselves.

Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Hardesty spoke to 43 new judges in Reno Thursday about recent Supreme Court rulings that will undoubtedly have an impact on their work. Reno Public Radio's Michelle Billman has more.


Justice Hardesty brought up well-known rulings like Obergefell versus Hodges, which made same-sex marriage legal nationwide. He says trial court judges are now on the front lines for follow up debates: