Two Democratic legislators announced plans Monday to introduce bills that would overhaul the Nevada System of Higher Education in light of emails that show the system worked to undermine the Legislature’s effort to fix higher education funding in the state.
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A tooth-and-nail political battle for the ages is being played out in Nevada this primary season pitting anti-tax Republicans against moderates in nearly a score of Assembly races around the state.
Emails obtained by the Review-Journal show Nevada System of Higher Education officials created a false document and did other things to mislead lawmakers who were considering a funding formula overhaul.
A proposed reorganization of the Clark County School District would create 357 individual school precincts — one for every campus — with power flowing away from central administration and toward parents, students and school staff.
State lawmakers, charged with reorganizing the Clark County School District, may recycle a school reform model that the Nevada Legislature abandoned during the economic crisis and state budget cuts.
A bill that started out in the 2015 Legislature as a proposal to open Nevada’s primary elections to all voters came out of the lawmaking grinder doing nothing of the sort. Instead, tens of thousands of voters in four Nevada legislative races won’t have any choice.
The Nevada Supreme Court questioned lawyers Monday on whether rules adopted by the state labor commissioner illegally allow employers to skirt a requirement to pay a higher minimum wage by simply offering health insurance.
State Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson pushed back against suggestions that he or his political action committees engaged in any improper campaign finance activities.
While the Nevada Legislature’s lawyers are adamant that no lawmaker communications outside of final votes are public records available upon request, several lawmakers say the blackout is extreme and worth revisiting.
Ten state lawmakers received a tour of Tesla’s secretive new battery gigafactory under construction east of Reno on Wednesday.
In 2008, the Clark County district attorney’s office created a database to assure lawmakers that prosecutors would be upfront about deals made with criminals in exchange for their testimony.
NOTE: National Sunshine Week started Sunday. The American Society of Newspaper Editors in 2005 launched the first Sunshine Week, a celebration of access to public information that has been held every year since to coincide with the March 16 birthday of James Madison, father of the U.S. Constitution and a key advocate of the Bill of Rights.
Marijuana’s useful cousin hemp could soon be sprouting on test plots in Nevada after a legislative subcommittee gave final approval Thursday to regulations overseeing the pilot project.
CARSON CITY — With the presidential caucuses now a distant memory, Nevadans can get back to what really matters: Local politics and the races that will determine whether Republicans or Democrats control the Legislature in 2017.
Legislators will wait a few more weeks to determine whether they want to recommend consolidating two state agencies that regulate taxis in the state.
A state advisory committee to promote civics and participation in democracy has no members and $51 in the bank.
Nevada state Sen. Debbie Smith of Sparks, who fought back from a malignant brain tumor, has died, the Democratic Caucus announced Sunday.
Dozens of new laws dealing with police body cameras and elections to industrial hemp and craft pickling will take effect in Nevada at the stroke of midnight.
Independent auditors concluded Tesla Motors Inc. met all conditions for tax abatements and credits during the eight months after lawmakers approved the perks in a special 2014 legislative session.
Gov. Brian Sandoval sealed the deal Saturday to bring a $1 billion electric car manufacturing plant to North Las Vegas after Nevada lawmakers gave final approval.
Nevada lawmakers passed a surprise resolution Saturday expressing its intent to exempt military families and children under 7 from the 100-day rule to receive state support to attend private schools.
A package of bills that will bring electric car maker Faraday Future to Apex in Southern Nevada crawled toward approval Friday in the Nevada Legislature, but the special session to get the $1 billion auto plant deal finalized will continue at least one more day.
State lawmakers Thursday dissected details of two bills that would give Faraday Future hundreds of millions of dollars in tax credits and abatements, and establish a workforce training program to prepare Nevadans to work at the electric car maker's $1 billion assembly plant proposed for the Apex industrial site in Southern Nevada.
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