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.
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The elderly, the blind and the physically disabled. Thousands of people in these groups in Clark and Washoe counties face major changes in the way assistive services are provided to them should Assembly Bill 310 — sponsored by Nevada Assembly Majority Leader Paul Anderson, R-Las Vegas — become law.
The Nevada Senate on Sunday unanimously approved a bill that puts state regulators in charge of deciding how to credit rooftop solar homeowners for electricity generation without shifting costs to other utility customers.
Brace yourself, Nevada. If nasty commercials and mailboxes stuffed with campaign fliers incite annoyance, it will get a whole lot worse if a bill making its way through the Legislature becomes law.
A bill allowing hearsay evidence in some preliminary court proceedings was approved by the Nevada Senate on a party-line vote Saturday.
A bill sought by Wynn Resorts that critics argued would substantially weaken Nevada’s anti-SLAPP statute came to life Friday when the Assembly Judiciary Committee approved an amended version of the measure and sent it to the full Assembly.
A bill backed by Nevada’s gambling equipment manufacturers that would allow slot machines to add a skill-based, arcade-style element to the game has been approved by both legislative houses and awaits the governor’s signature.
A bill sought by Wynn Resorts that critics said would have substantially weakened Nevada’s anti-SLAPP statute is dead after a lawmaker said Thursday it won’t come up for a vote in his committee.
A “campus carry” bill believed to be dead in the Senate will be amended into another Second Amendment measure on Friday, Assembly Judiciary Chairman Ira Hansen said Wednesday.
The Nevada Senate voted Tuesday replace the state’s presidential caucus with a primary election. But the bill’s fate in the Assembly is uncertain.
The Clark County district attorney testified Wednesday in support of Assembly Bill 193, which would allow hearsay only in some cases that involve child abuse or sexual assault or felony domestic violence.
Sponsor says Nevada’s Public Employee Retirement System costs would fall by $1 billion per decade through reform.
Uber might be on the front burner in the Nevada Legislature lately, but there is another pressing consumer issue awaiting resolution for those who want to leave the grid, or at least make a buck off of it.
Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, R-Las Vegas, is throwing down the gauntlet to Senate Judiciary Chairman Greg Brower, R-Reno, over her bill that would let concealed-carry permit holders take their weapons onto Nevada’s college campuses.
In one corner are the Republicans in the Senate led by Majority Leader Michael Roberson. Then there are Senate Democrats, who for years have pushed for tax increases for education only to be thwarted by a GOP minority.
A bill to allow ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in Nevada failed for the second time this legislative session when Senate Democrats on Friday withheld their support.
A legislative panel Thursday endorsed a $7.6 million spending plan to hire 100 additional correctional officers at the Nevada Department of Corrections.
A Senate resolution that would ask Congress to convey more than 7 million acres of federal land to state control remained as polarizing as ever at a hearing Thursday in an Assembly committee. Senate Joint Resolution 1 passed the Senate on an 11-10 party-line vote in April, and was heard by the Assembly Legislative Operations and Elections Committee.
CARSON CITY — A measure making taxes that were supposed to expire four years ago permanent and increasing cigarette levies by $1 a pack was approved by a Senate committee Thursday on a party-line vote.
A bill authorizing ride-hailing companies like Uber to operate in Nevada was resurrected Thursday on the Senate floor as an amendment with new tax provisions to fully fund a new medical school in Las Vegas and boost the state highway fund.
A subcommittee approved Gov. Brian Sandoval’s budget recommendation for $1.2 million in Fiscal Year 2016 and $7.1 million in 2017 to start development of the medical school, but not the $26.7 million needed to start operations in 2017.
On the heels of a recent Nevada Supreme Court decision to reinstate parental rights for one young couple, a bill that involves the termination of such rights was amended and approved by the Assembly Committee of Health and Human Services Wednesday.
CARSON CITY — There was no opposition Wednesday to a bill imposing a cooling-off period before Nevada lawmakers can return to the Legislature as a hired lobbyist.