A GOP-backed bill that would have allowed political parties to scrap Nevada’s presidential caucus system in favor of a secret-ballot primary was killed by an Assembly committee Wednesday when two conservative Republicans joined with Democrats to oppose it, but the proposal is still alive in another measure.
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The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would start a teacher scholarship program and pay incentives to Nevada educators in hard-to-fill jobs.
Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, a Christian conservative, will announce on Wednesday that he will make another run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 after a failed attempt in 2012, according to ABC News.
The Assembly Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a bill that would allow permit holders to have firearms on Nevada college campuses.
The Nevada Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a measure designed to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law a bill that extends the statute of limitations for bringing forward rape charges from four years to 20 years.
Rep. Dina Titus said Tuesday she plans to run for re-election, choosing not to gamble a safe House seat against a campaign for U.S. Senate.
An amendment to a bill lost in a confusing Assembly floor vote early Saturday that would have given regulatory authority over ride-hailing companies to the Nevada Transportation Authority sailed through in a second vote Tuesday.
Two longstanding pillars of organized labor — union membership and employee seniority — would face changes under a Nevada collective bargaining bill that addresses how local governments and unions do business together.
A controversial bill that would allow people with concealed weapons permits to carry their guns on Nevada college campuses was given a brief hearing in the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Tuesday and could soon move to the full Assembly for a vote.
Las Vegas philanthropist and community leader Susie Lee has jumped into the growing Democratic primary field for Nevada’s Congressional District 4.
Las Vegas is bringing in more money these days, a development that has meant better pay and more hours for many city workers and, officials say, better service for residents. But it does not mean the city plans to do away with its three-day weekends.
The board of the Latin Chamber of Commerce today adopted a resolution of support for the Nevada Revenue Plan.
A running tally of various things happening as the Nevada Legislature lurches toward its midnight Monday deadline to finish the 78th session.
Tech. Sgt. Kasey Hollinger, a noncommissioned officer at Creech Air Force Base, figured out a way to do more with less and save the Air Force nearly $100,000.
Rep. Dina Titus, who had hinted about a “big announcement,” said in a video today that she was running for re-election to her House seat, and will not run for U.S. Senate.
A bill making permanent a package of sunset taxes and raising cigarette taxes is being counted on to raise $996 million over the upcoming two-year budget cycle.
Nevada lawmakers grilled administration officials Monday about Gov. Brian Sandoval’s “Plan B” tax proposal, with most queries focused on how a new commerce tax will be implemented and enforced.
A collective bargaining bill in the Legislature has one lobbyist concerned that it would lead to local governments playing “hide and seek” with money. But supporters say the legislation is needed to give government agencies more long-term financial stability.
A compromise measure meant to ensure that Nevada’s rooftop solar industry continues to grow while protecting utility customers who do not participate in net metering won approval Monday in an Assembly committee.
Las Vegas City Council members on Tuesday didn’t blink while passing a $524 general fund budget, but they did spend the better part of an hour weighing different ways to pay for the transfer of neighborhood service staffers to three council offices.
Time is running out for Nevada lawmakers. With adjournment one week away, they must confront and resolve the biggest issues that have been percolating all session.
The U.S. House voted last week for a two-month extension in federal highway funding, averting an interruption of state projects while buying more time to come up with a better solution to federal road woes.
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