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.
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The Washoe County Commission will hold a special meeting Thursday to fill three empty seats in the Nevada Legislature in advance of an anticipated special session to consider a domed NFL stadium in Las Vegas.
Nevada Republicans and Democrats often argue like cats and dogs, but when it comes to the welfare of animals, some find common ground.
In a hotly contested race that could determine control of the Nevada Senate, the state Democratic Party is painting GOP Assemblywoman Victoria Seaman as a supporter of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, now jailed awaiting trial on federal charges for an armed standoff with law enforcement in 2014.
Five seats in the Nevada Legislature — three from the north and two from the south — will be filled through appointment by county commissioners to serve in the anticipated special session to consider public financing of a proposed NFL stadium in Las Vegas and other taxes.
Nevada lawmakers seem to favor the first week of October, or just over two weeks from now, for a special session to approve a stadium funding plan.
Thursday’s call for a special session of the Nevada Legislature includes more than a $1.9 billion domed stadium and a room tax increase to help pay the bill, but also includes a sales tax increase to hire more police officers.
Angry domestic well owners packed a legislative subcommittee Friday to protest proposals to restrict water use in times of severe shortages and require meters.
Nevada’s higher education board convenes near Lake Tahoe on Thursday for a high-stakes special meeting to consider changing how the state’s colleges are governed.
A Reno Republican running for the state Assembly said Wednesday he will end his campaign after alleging his online accounts were hacked and nude photos of him were sent to GOP leaders as part of an extortion plot.