More than 200 new laws take effect July 1, with a big chunk of them implementing Gov. Brian Sandoval’s sweeping education reforms and a $1.1 billion tax package to pay for it.
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A joint legislative conference committee approved a change to Nevada’s overtime and minimum wage law Sunday.
Richard Dooling, the husband of Nevada Assemblywoman Victoria Dooling, died Sunday in the Las Vegas area.
Kim Caipa praised young people Saturday for the passage of Brady’s Bill — named after her dead son — that could save the lives of high school and college students in Nevada.
Faced with wildly divergent estimates of the cost of moving Nevada’s current public employee pension system to a defined contribution plan for new workers, a state lawmaker said Saturday he is abandoning the effort this session.
A bill that would appropriate nearly $1.3 million to equip 481 Nevada Highway Patrol troopers with body cameras by 2017 was amended and approved Friday by the Senate Finance Committee. Senate Bill 111 will now go to the full Senate for consideration as a Monday deadline for the 2015 session to adjourn looms.
Gov. Brian Sandoval late Friday signed legislation authorizing ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in Nevada.
Three of the five bills needed to enact Gov. Brian Sandoval’s two-year, $7.2 billion general fund budget and related programs, including public education and capital construction, surfaced Friday in the Senate Finance Committee.
A compromise measure meant to ensure that Nevada’s rooftop-solar industry continues to grow while protecting utility customers who do not participate in net metering won approval Friday in the Assembly.
A bill that would reallocate 11 unused medical marijuana dispensary certificates in rural counties to the state’s two population centers, Clark County in the south and Washoe County in the north, won approval in the Assembly Friday.
Two years after passing a law to set up medical marijuana dispensaries in Nevada, state lawmakers are trying to massage the rules to fix unintended consequences of the process.
A Republican-backed bill that would allow political parties to scrap Nevada’s presidential caucus system in favor of a secret-ballot primary was resurrected Thursday and passed out by an Assembly committee.
A “Right to Try” bill that will make it easier for terminally ill Nevadans to obtain experimental medications that could help prolong their lives has been signed into law by Gov. Brian Sandoval.
Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill Thursday imposing a cooling-off period before lawmakers who leave office can return to the Nevada Legislature to lobby their former colleagues.
A GOP-backed bill that would have allowed political parties to scrap Nevada’s presidential caucus system in favor of a secret-ballot primary was killed by an Assembly committee Wednesday.
The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would start a teacher scholarship program and pay incentives to Nevada educators in hard-to-fill jobs.
The Assembly Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a bill that would allow permit holders to have firearms on Nevada college campuses.
Nevada became the 13th state on Monday to abolish life-without-parole sentences for those under 18 after Gov. Brian Sandoval signed Assembly Bill 267 into law.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law a bill that extends the statute of limitations for bringing forward rape charges from four years to 20 years.
The Nevada Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a measure designed to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill.
A bill making permanent a package of sunset taxes and raising cigarette taxes is being counted on to raise $996 million over the upcoming two-year budget cycle.
An amendment to a bill lost in a confusing Assembly floor vote early Saturday that would have given regulatory authority over ride-hailing companies to the Nevada Transportation Authority sailed through in a second vote Tuesday.
Two longstanding pillars of organized labor — union membership and employee seniority — would face changes under a Nevada collective bargaining bill that addresses how local governments and unions do business together.