A controversial bill that would require parents to be notified if their child seeks an abortion won approval Friday in the Assembly on a party-line 24-17 vote with Republicans in support.
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A state Senate committee Friday passed a bill to keep the doors of the Nevada Supreme Court open after the chief justice said it was on the brink of going broke because of fewer traffic tickets and a decline in court assessments.
A budget amendment allowing the state to directly run its only juvenile maximum-security facility raised concerns among lawmakers.
A Right to Try bill that would make it easier for terminally ill Nevadans to obtain experimental medications that could help prolong their lives won approval with unanimous support Thursday in the Assembly.
A bill to tighten Nevada’s employment discrimination law and provide remedies to promote equal pay for equal work triggered a partisan rift in the Nevada Senate despite unanimous passage.
The Nevada Senate on Wednesday rejected along party lines a bill to allow ride-sharing companies such as Uber to operate in Nevada after Democrats objected to Republicans blocking proposed amendments.
A state lawmaker pushing for major changes to the state public employee retirement plan told a committee on Wednesday that long-term workers would actually do better under his proposal than with the current defined benefit pension plan.
A legislative money committee was told Wednesday that the Department of Motor Vehicles budgets under consideration this session include funding for 75 new positions to staff all windows in the urban Las Vegas offices to reduce long wait times .
A bill that would have increased court oversight of guardianships for certain people with dementia died in a Nevada legislative committee last week
A bill that would impose a cooling-off period for state lawmakers in Nevada who want to become paid contract lobbyists at the Legislature won unanimous approval in the Assembly on Tuesday and now heads to the Senate.
High-tech industries that demand a highly skilled workforce are the push behind two Nevada bills seeking a combined $9.5 million for workforce development.
A proposal to allow Nevada pet owners to administer marijuana to sick animals with veterinarians’ permission has died after its sponsor said it became “a distraction.”
Guardianship Court Commissioner Jon Norheim and his supervisor, Family Court judge Charles Hoskin, say they lack the money, staff and authority to prevent the financial exploitation of county wards detailed Sunday by the Review-Journal.
It appears that the decision of Nevada state lawmakers to drop bills dealing with religious freedom rights in the 2015 legislative session is already paying dividends to the Silver State.
Clark County will get another group of elected officials, but they’ll continue to do just what they do now: serving as volunteers on rural town advisory boards.
Nevada lawmakers are again being asked to fund a new execution chamber at Ely State Prison so Nevada can be prepared to carry out a lethal injection should a court order be issued.
Talking about salary and whether you deserve a raise is uncomfortable, especially if forced to vote in public to increase your take from taxpayers. Some Nevada legislators have a solution.
Pro-abortion rights and anti-abortion activists squared off Friday over an effort to revive a law that requires girls younger than 18 to tell at least one parent before getting an abortion, a measure that supporters say would put ending a pregnancy on par with getting a tattoo or having an ear pierced.
Four bills that critics said would hamper public access to government information either failed or were substantially weakened Friday on a Nevada legislative deadline for committee action on measures.
Dozens showed up Friday to support or denounce a Nevada Assembly bill that would require public school bathrooms, locker rooms and showers to be used by students of one gender — and the one designated on their birth certificates.
A bill that would ban gifts from lobbyists and require candidates to file monthly campaign finance reports during election years was approved unanimously by the Nevada Senate on Thursday.
A bill that sought to challenge federal control of Nevada’s public lands was amended in its entirety Thursday to deal with the issue of federal versus local law enforcement jurisdiction on land managed by federal agencies.
A bill that would allow terminally ill patients to end their life will not be heard in the Nevada Legislature and will die without a hearing, a committee chairman and a sponsor of the bill said Thursday.
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