Angry domestic well owners packed a legislative subcommittee Friday to protest proposals to restrict water use in times of severe shortages and require meters.
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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.