Education advocates ‘frustrated’ by record rainy day fund

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Just days before Governor Brian Sandoval leaves office he sent a message touting the growth of Nevada’s rainy day fund from zero when he took office to nearly $300 million as he departs, with marijuana revenue expected to increase the fund by 10 percent in the coming months.

“It is really frustrating,” Amanda Morgan, legal director with Educate Nevada Now, said.

Educate Nevada Now is among the organizations working to get more funding committed to schools and the ongoing fight over how marijuana revenue is used made the governor’s statement more frustrating.

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