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Tammy Peterson, Democratic candidate for State Senate 12
Tammy Peterson, Democratic candidate for State Senate 12

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AIR DATE: May 26, 2010

Tammy Peterson is one of two Democrats running for the party's nomination in Senate District 8. There is no big ideological difference here but there is a dispute over the way in which the party has given Peterson preferment over Mark Brandon who was running a grassroots campaign within the party. We also look at the policies that Peterson thinks will win her the seat.

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Tammy Peterson, Democratic candidate for State Senate 12

UPDATE
Ian Mylchreest inadvertently described Sen. Bill Raggio, R-Reno, as "senate majority leader." He is, of course, the minority leader in the state senate.

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We don't get or keep them due to noncompetitive salaries and insultingly high class sizes. There are minimal funds spent on new teacher mentoring. Support for new teachers is practically nonexistent. Experienced teachers are expected to volunteer to help the "newbies".
PeterMay 21, 2010 00:00:00 AM
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