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Public vote on state tax package sought

A group of anti-tax Republicans on Monday filed a referendum with the Nevada Secretary of State's office seeking to put a $1.1 billion tax package sought by Gov. Brian Sandoval and approved by the Legislature to the voters in 2016.

Nevada to phase out home financing rescue program

State officials are dimming the lights and preparing to phase out an ambitious but short-lived program initially intended to help people stay in their homes as Nevada's housing market crumbled and home values plummeted during the Great Recession.

Titus bill would expand animal welfare

Pet wholesalers, breeders, zoos, circuses and laboratories that use animals in research would be required to develop and report plans to shield or evacuate the creatures during emergencies under a bill that was reintroduced Monday.