KNPR Discussions


Nevada Public Radio presents thoughtful and informed discussions on everything from politics to dining, nuclear waste to budget surplus. Senators, student journalists, parrot wranglers, consumer advocates, religious leaders, and gang members: our panels make for riveting radio. Refreshes weekdays. 15-35 minutes.


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Title: State Lawmakers Check In About The Special Session

The Toll On Teens: Mental Health Experts Say Pandemic Causing Uptick In Depression, Suicides

July 16th, 2020

Disrupted routines. Separation from friends. Worry about world events. These are things that can cause stress for anyone, but for teens and tweens, the… Go to Episode

How Will Budget Cuts Impact Rural, Urban Communities?

July 16th, 2020

Lawmakers are meeting again for the eighth day of the special session in Carson City.So far, expected cuts to education and health and human services… Go to Episode

Lawmakers Request Federal Aid, Drop Clark County Education Bill In Special Session

July 16th, 2020

Lawmakers will meet in Carson City this morning for the seventh day of the special session.And while they haven’t voted on the big budget cuts to education… Go to Episode

Some UNR Alumni, Students Push For Kaepernick Statue At Mackay Stadium

July 15th, 2020

Four years ago, former University of Nevada, Reno quarterback Colin Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem as a San Francisco 49ers player.  Go to Episode