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.
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Two Republicans are squaring off for the nomination for the state Senate District 6 seat, after both were on opposing sides of the Assembly’s vote on a historical $1.5 billion tax increase the Legislature passed in 2015 for public education.
The Nevada Association of Public Safety Officers has criticized Republican Assemblywoman Michele Fiore’s April comments about pointing a firearm at an officer as “an embarrassment” to Nevada and says she’s unfit for the congressional post she’s seeking.
An effort to repeal the commerce tax through a referendum is dead, Nevada state Controller Ron Knecht said Wednesday.
Lawyers involved in the remaining court challenge to Nevada’s controversial school choice law have a little more than six weeks to prepare for oral arguments before the state Supreme Court.
Making room for bicyclists, the potential impact of recreational marijuana and cellphone use while driving are among hot-button transportation topics that could be discussed when the Legislature meets in February, several Nevada lawmakers said Tuesday.
A list of endorsed candidates in legislative races issued by the Nevada Republican Party underscores the divisiveness between the rank-and-file and establishment party leaders in control of state government.
When the 11-member Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee begins work Thursday on how to pay for a $1.4 billion, 65,000-seat domed stadium, it will try to piece together a funding strategy that will keep everyone happy with their return on investment.
Elected state officials say it is too early to think about a special session of the Nevada Legislature to consider public funding for a proposed $1.4 billion domed football stadium in Las Vegas.
A state judge Friday signed off on new language for a proposed referendum seeking to repeal Nevada’s new commerce tax.
Assemblyman Chris Edwards is aiming to bolster his credentials as a corruption-fighting state legislator.
Two Democratic legislators announced plans Monday to introduce bills that would overhaul the Nevada System of Higher Education in light of emails that show the system worked to undermine the Legislature’s effort to fix higher education funding in the state.
A tooth-and-nail political battle for the ages is being played out in Nevada this primary season pitting anti-tax Republicans against moderates in nearly a score of Assembly races around the state.
Emails obtained by the Review-Journal show Nevada System of Higher Education officials created a false document and did other things to mislead lawmakers who were considering a funding formula overhaul.
A proposed reorganization of the Clark County School District would create 357 individual school precincts — one for every campus — with power flowing away from central administration and toward parents, students and school staff.
State lawmakers, charged with reorganizing the Clark County School District, may recycle a school reform model that the Nevada Legislature abandoned during the economic crisis and state budget cuts.
A bill that started out in the 2015 Legislature as a proposal to open Nevada’s primary elections to all voters came out of the lawmaking grinder doing nothing of the sort. Instead, tens of thousands of voters in four Nevada legislative races won’t have any choice.
The Nevada Supreme Court questioned lawyers Monday on whether rules adopted by the state labor commissioner illegally allow employers to skirt a requirement to pay a higher minimum wage by simply offering health insurance.
State Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson pushed back against suggestions that he or his political action committees engaged in any improper campaign finance activities.
While the Nevada Legislature’s lawyers are adamant that no lawmaker communications outside of final votes are public records available upon request, several lawmakers say the blackout is extreme and worth revisiting.
Ten state lawmakers received a tour of Tesla’s secretive new battery gigafactory under construction east of Reno on Wednesday.
In 2008, the Clark County district attorney’s office created a database to assure lawmakers that prosecutors would be upfront about deals made with criminals in exchange for their testimony.
NOTE: National Sunshine Week started Sunday. The American Society of Newspaper Editors in 2005 launched the first Sunshine Week, a celebration of access to public information that has been held every year since to coincide with the March 16 birthday of James Madison, father of the U.S. Constitution and a key advocate of the Bill of Rights.