In February of 2018, then-gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak made a campaign promise that if elected governor, he’d donate his entire salary to public education.

“As governor of Nevada, I will not take a salary until our schools are back on track. Instead, until we get this problem solved, I will donate my salary to nonprofits that help support educators and students in and out of the classroom,” he said at a press event at the time.

Now, Sisolak is making good on his promise. On Wednesday, the governor announced that he had given his first check, for $24,654.79, to the Nevada Department of Education’s Education Gift Fund. He plans to make quarterly donations.

“I asked the people of Nevada for the chance to lead

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