Nevada is paving the way for online school board and PTA meetings.

An upgrade to the Nevada Legislature web site now allows anyone on the internet to tune into proceedings in the Assembly and Senate and in hearing rooms.

Using RealPlayer software, anyone interested in following the process can listen to any of the legislative hearings simply by clicking on a room number.

While the web site had already included biographies on lawmakers, texts of bills, committee schedules and agendas, the new addition gives the public unprecedented access, Legislative Counsel Bureau chief Lorne Malkiewich says.

Malkiewich said Assembly Speaker Joe Dini and Senate...

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