LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Governor Steve Sisolak and the state’s education chief issued some strong words Tuesday against CCSD Superintendent Dr. Jesus Jara, calling him dishonest.

At issue are statements made by Jara regarding Assembly Bill 2 which was presented to the legislature on Saturday at the special session. The bill would have let the school district take leftover money from schools and transfer it to the school district to help offset the budget deficit.

Currently, lawmakers are attempting to figure out how to plug the state’s $1.2 billion budget hole.

Jara had said the request for AB2 came from the Nevada Department of Education, not CCSD, but state leaders say he is being misleading.

Governor Sisolak released the following statement:

In the midst

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