Lawmakers plan to waste no time when the 78th session begins Monday, and with a huge agenda from taxes to education funding and reform, they will need every minute of the 120 days they have to get the job done.
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With the 78th legislative session starting, here’s the list of who to watch.
It seems Sandoval is prepared to gamble much of his political capital on a plan to drag Nevada into the future after 150 years of modest goals, tight spending and reliance on gaming and tourism to provide the basic needs of hardy Nevadans and a school system whose graduation rate is one of the worst in the nation.
Smokers would pay more under Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proposal to increase cigarette taxes while those who get their nicotine fix from flavored concoctions inhaled through battery-powered devices could see new levies and restrictions on “vaping.”
Just days before the Nevada Legislature convenes, GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval sat down with the Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial board on Friday to talk about the new session. Here’s what he said.
Gov. Brian Sandoval warned Friday that if Nevada lawmakers don’t extend sun-setting taxes and approve new tax revenue the state could face across-the-board budget cuts as deep as 20 percent, damaging an already dismal education system.
A total of 38 lawyers have applied for three judicial District Court seats made vacant by the newly appointed Nevada Court of Appeals.
Attorney General Adam Laxalt met with Gov. Brian Sandoval to discuss a lawsuit Nevada joined with 25 other states to challenge President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration and decided to continue with the legal action, the attorney general’s office said Friday.
Las Vegas voters won’t get a chance to weigh in on using public money to build a controversial downtown soccer stadium, at least not yet.
With all eyes on the Super Bowl and the billions of dollars wagered legally — and illegally — on the game, Sen. John McCain says Congress should hold hearings on whether to expand legalized sports betting that now largely is limited to sports books in Nevada.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will not make a third run for president, he told supporters on a Friday morning call, saying he believes it’s “best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity” to become the nominee.
I respect my doormat, but I still wipe my feet on it. That’s the impression I was left with Thursday morning after listening to firebrand conservative Republican Assemblywoman Michele Fiore discuss Gov. Brian Sandoval’s legislative agenda.
Payday will come a day late for some North Las Vegas employees. A Bank of America processing error caused a delay with paychecks for municipal employees, said city spokesman Mitch Fox.
Gov. Brian Sandoval said Thursday that his proposed business license fee to raise $438 million to fund much of his public education agenda would mean lower tax collections than under the many other tax proposals debated in Nevada over the past dozen years.
Carson City has a language all its own. Here’s a handy guide to legislative terminology that will help you understand what’s going on in the capital.
Analysts at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday completed a safety review that gives Yucca Mountain generally positive marks, but stops short of recommending it be granted a license to operate as a nuclear waste site.
U.S. Sen. John McCain had a blunt message for demonstrators chanting for the arrest of Henry Kissinger at a Senate Armed Forces Committee hearing on Thursday: “Get out of here, you low-life scum.”
A transfer of the Nevada Division of Forestry fire station on Mount Charleston to the control of Clark County is on track to be completed by June 30, but the two legislators who represent the area questioned whether the county will be ready by then.
Las Vegas voters might get a chance to weigh in on using public money to build a controversial downtown soccer stadium, though they won’t know for sure until next week.
A new hospital and another’s expansion will help Henderson lead the way in health-care innovation, Mayor Andy Hafen said Thursday in his annual State of the City address.
As Washington has tightened its belt in recent years, the budget cuts have sliced most deeply in states where President Obama is unpopular, according to an analysis of federal spending by Reuters.
Some things have changed considerably since the last Nevada Legislature convened. Here’s some of the things that are different as the 2015 session gets underway Monday.
U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch on Wednesday took a pass on Internet gambling — for now.
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