by Geoff Dornan

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May 25, 2013
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Planning agency compromise on its way to governor’s desk

Compromise legislation repealing Nevada’s threat to withdraw from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency is headed to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s desk. The Assembly gave final approval to Senate Bill 229 on Friday. Given that Sandoval was instrumental in working with California Gov. Jerry Brown to develop the compromise language, he is expected to sign it. The bill would repeal legislation passed two years ago that threatened that Nevada would withdraw from the bi-state compact for managing the lake. Many credit the bill for bringing California officials to the bargaining table to fix some issues involving development and environmental protection. As a …

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