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Nevada lawmakers discuss bill on DETR's operations and technology

Posted at 7:14 AM, Apr 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-29 10:23:21-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — State lawmakers have introduced a bill that would overhaul Nevada's Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation's operations and technology.

The Senate Republican Caucus says Senate Bill 419 looks to do several things including investing $40 million to upgrade DETR's technology system.

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This would create deadlines for the application processing payments and create an office within DETR that will advocate for applicants, essentially acting as their representatives.