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Caucus Looming, Sanders Talks Western Issues In Reno

Feb 13, 2016
Julia Ritchey

Fresh off a win in New Hampshire, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made another stop in Reno over the weekend. Our reporter Julia Ritchey was there.  

 

Sanders is stepping up his campaigning in Nevada less than a week before the Democratic caucus. 

 

On Saturday, he appeared at a forum called “Real Solutions for Real People” sponsored by several local and national progressive groups and held at the University of Nevada, Reno. 

 

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Tribal courts for Native American reservations face unique challenges with limited federal funding and high rates of chronic social issues like domestic violence, child abuse, and poverty.

Victoria Sweet is a program attorney for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, or NCJFCJ,  which is headquartered in Reno. The organization offers training and advocacy for improving the justice system, including tribal courts.

Landmark Truckee River Deal Closer To Reality

Aug 26, 2015

  A major water agreement between California and Nevada is one step closer to reality more than three decades after it was first proposed. Reno Public Radio's Julia Ritchey spoke with John Erwin of the Truckee Meadows Water Authority to explain the significance of the deal and how it will help in future droughts.

The Truckee River Operating Agreement will allow Nevada to better manage its waters, Erwin says.