Nevada senators will decide if the state needs a law requiring parents to be notified if their minor daughter wants an abortion. They have just a week to make their decision before the legislative session ends.
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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.
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.
A bill authorizing ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in Nevada won approval early Saturday in the Nevada Legislature, but it didn’t happen without plenty of confusion.
The Assembly on Friday passed a gun bill that would expand and clarify Nevada’s justifiable homicide law and prevent people convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence from possessing firearms.
Gov. Brian Sandoval and legislative leaders introduced a new $15 million initiative late Friday designed to ease Nevada’s teacher shortage.The two-pronged program sets aside $5 million for the Teach Nevada Scholarship Fund and provides new teacher bonuses.
A bill sought by a group of small limousine companies to make it easier for them to increase their fleets and grow their businesses won approval in the Assembly on Friday and now heads to Gov. Brian Sandoval.
If an insurance industry-friendly bill survives the waning days of the Legislature, you will be putting more than your safety at risk by failing to wear a seat belt when you ride in a cab.
The Assembly passed a collective bargaining bill on Thursday that would impact local government agencies and school districts. Senate Bill 241 takes school administrators out of collective bargaining if they make more than $120,000 a year and also makes principals “at will” employees for the first three years.
A bill requiring parents to be notified if their minor daughter seeks an abortion was revived by a Nevada Senate committee Thursday.
Several small limousine companies are pushing a bill in the Legislature that they say would allow them to increase their fleets without unfair interference by big taxi and limo company operators such as Bell Trans and other members of the Livery Operators Association of Las Vegas.
A “campus carry” amendment that would have allowed firearms on college campuses in Nevada was removed from a gun bill Thursday. The Assembly voted 24-18 to kill the controversial proposal. The rest of the bill is still alive.
A bill backed by the Nevada gaming equipment industry was signed Thursday by Gov. Brian Sandoval and will allow state gaming regulators to adopt rules where slot machines can add a skill-based, arcade-style element to the game.
A resolution that would ask voters in 2016 to amend the Nevada constitution to allow annual sessions of the state Legislature won a critical vote in a Senate committee Thursday.
Supporters say funding for the International Center for Excellence in Gaming Regulation would help move the project along as it continues to seek private donations.
The bill requires a lawmaker who leaves office to skip one legislative session before returning to the Legislature as a paid lobbyist.
Two lawmakers with long experience in crafting Nevada’s rooftop-solar policy said Wednesday they never intended to continually raise the net metering cap beyond the 3 percent level now in law.
“We have to stop bullying. We have to,” Sandoval told students at Carson City Middle School in an emotional speech moments before he signed Senate Bill 504 into law.
Members of the Legislature’s two money committees on Wednesday narrowly approved $858,000 to build a new execution chamber at Nevada’s maximum security prison at Ely as requested by the Department of Corrections.
Supporters of a Republican-backed bill to scrap Nevada’s presidential caucuses for a secret-ballot primary in February argued Tuesday that the move would expand participation in choosing the nation’s president.
A Right to Try bill that would make it easier for terminally ill Nevadans to obtain experimental medications that could help prolong their lives is on its way to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s desk after winning unanimous approval in the Senate on Tuesday.
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