Regulators and gaming industry leaders say they’d welcome daily fantasy sports operations in Nevada, but not under the framework offered in proposed legislation unveiled by Fan Duel and Draft Kings, the nation’s largest fantasy providers.
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State Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson said Friday that funding proposals for a Las Vegas Convention Center expansion and a 65,000-seat domed stadium might have to be linked to win the approval of the Nevada Legislature.
Some Las Vegas City Council members were indignant Wednesday over the Clark County Commission’s proposed bill draft requests for the 2017 Nevada Legislature.
Clark County commissioners decided Tuesday to ask state lawmakers order a study of the Metropolitan Police Department’s funding formula at the 2017 legislative session.
A national political group is launching a new effort to turn both the Nevada Senate and Assembly to Democratic majorities by focusing on six women candidates in the two chambers.
A Nevada bill tightening restrictions on payday loans is in the pipeline for the upcoming 2017 legislative session, according to the state treasurer.
It could be a week, two weeks or months before the Nevada Supreme Court issues its rulings on two constitutional challenges to a school choice law seen as the most ambitious school choice law in the nation.
Several members of the Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee said they were uncomfortable approving the $2.5 million sought to expand the Nevada College Kick Start program at an interim hearing.
Six Republican candidates for the Nevada Assembly who lost in the June 14 primary filed legal action Tuesday in Clark County District Court alleging “possible” malfunction of voting machines.
Now that the primary is history, it’s time for the real battle as GOP state lawmakers try to hold their majorities in the Senate and Assembly, and Democrats work to regain control of the Nevada Legislature in 2017.
A preliminary plan to reorganize the Clark County School District would place that massive undertaking on an accelerated timeline, creating individual precincts at all 357 schools by August 2017.
The state’s highest court Wednesday rescheduled oral arguments for July 29 on the constitutionality of Nevada’s highly watched school choice law.
Nevada voters who trudged to the polls Tuesday did not appear to be in the mood for surprises. They sent expected U.S. Senate favorites to the general election and supported most incumbent state lawmakers who voted for Gov. Brian Sandoval’s record 2015 tax and budget package.
Nevada Legislature staffers last year quietly supported a bill that helped them win a legal battle to keep the state’s Ethics Commission from investigating legislators.
The state Board of Examiners, chaired by Gov. Brian Sandoval, will consider the Nevada Department of Corrections funding requests when it meets Tuesday in Carson City. Also on the agenda is a nearly $400,000 contract to certify kosher meals for Nevada inmates.
Federal regulators are taking steps to rein in high-cost payday lenders, and state officials are studying ways to do the same.
GOP activist Tony Dane wanted Assemblyman Chris Edwards to be his 13th swing vote needed to install a conservative speaker in the Republican-controlled Assembly in early 2015, according to public records and a voicemail Dane left for Edwards.
Under a new state law, the winner of the Democratic primary will advance unopposed to the general, leaving almost 39 percent of the district’s voters with no real choice in November.
Clark County Republican Party Treasurer Swadeep Nigam will take on another incumbent in June 14’s Republican primary, challenging four-term Assemblywoman Melissa Woodbury in Assembly District 23.
Luis Aguirre-Insua and Mark W. Isquith face each other for the Democratic spot on the Assembly District 22 ballot while Republicans Richard Bunce and Keith Pickard seek victory in their party’s primary election.
Ben Nakhaima, Vinny Spotleson, Blain K. Jones, Ozzie Fumo and Derek Armstrong are running for Assembly District 21.
Fourth-generation Nevadan and lifelong resident of Assembly District 20, Darren Welsh, is campaigning in the district’s Democratic primary on a different plank against incumbent Ellen Spiegel, who seeks a third term representing the district.
Assembly District 19 Republican candidates Chris Edwards and Connie Foust both hold conservative views when it comes to raising state revenue through taxation.
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