It only took Clark County commissioners 10 minutes to appoint two temporary Assembly members Friday in preparation for an upcoming special session of the Nevada Legislature.
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According to the State Mental Health Agency, in 2013, Nevada spent about $89 on mental health services per capita — a 13 percent increase from 2007, when it was about $79 per capita. On average, the U.S. spends $119 per capita on services, including $160 per capita in California and $205 in Arizona.
Washoe County commissioners Tuesday appointed three people to temporarily fill vacancies in the Nevada Legislature in anticipation of a special session to consider financing for a $1.9 billion football stadium and $1.4 billion convention center expansion in Las Vegas.
Applicants hoping to fill two vacant Assembly seats before a planned special session of the Legislature in early October want more specifics about a proposed NFL stadium in Clark County before they pledge support or opposition to the estimated $1.9 billion public-private project.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says state leadership needs to stay aggressive in order to put the last pieces in place to bring the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas.
Three more people have applied to fill two Las Vegas vacancies in the Nevada Assembly.
Four people have applied for two vacancies in the Nevada Assembly, just one day after the Clark County Commission announced it was taking applications.
Gov. Brian Sandoval will meet with legislative leaders next week in preparation for a special session of the Nevada Legislature.
While different groups debate the impact of payday lenders, Nevada is looking at ways to regulate the industry in the Silver State.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday said he will call a special session of the Legislature in early October to consider a package of recommendations for Clark County that include building a 65,000-seat football stadium, expanding the Las Vegas Convention Center and paying for more police officers.
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