Key employees at swanky nightclubs in casino resorts in Nevada would be required to register with state gambling regulators under a bill designed to prevent unsavory workers from club-hopping and taking trouble with them.
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A state lawmaker pushing for major changes to the state public employee retirement plan told a committee on Wednesday that long-term workers would actually do better under his proposal than with the current defined benefit pension plan.
A bill that would have increased court oversight of guardianships for certain people with dementia died in a Nevada legislative committee last week
A bill that would impose a cooling-off period for state lawmakers in Nevada who want to become paid contract lobbyists at the Legislature won unanimous approval in the Assembly on Tuesday and now heads to the Senate.
High-tech industries that demand a highly skilled workforce are the push behind two Nevada bills seeking a combined $9.5 million for workforce development.
A proposal to allow Nevada pet owners to administer marijuana to sick animals with veterinarians’ permission has died after its sponsor said it became “a distraction.”
It appears that the decision of Nevada state lawmakers to drop bills dealing with religious freedom rights in the 2015 legislative session is already paying dividends to the Silver State.
Guardianship Court Commissioner Jon Norheim and his supervisor, Family Court judge Charles Hoskin, say they lack the money, staff and authority to prevent the financial exploitation of county wards detailed Sunday by the Review-Journal.
Clark County will get another group of elected officials, but they’ll continue to do just what they do now: serving as volunteers on rural town advisory boards.
Nevada lawmakers are again being asked to fund a new execution chamber at Ely State Prison so Nevada can be prepared to carry out a lethal injection should a court order be issued.
Talking about salary and whether you deserve a raise is uncomfortable, especially if forced to vote in public to increase your take from taxpayers. Some Nevada legislators have a solution.
Pro-abortion rights and anti-abortion activists squared off Friday over an effort to revive a law that requires girls younger than 18 to tell at least one parent before getting an abortion, a measure that supporters say would put ending a pregnancy on par with getting a tattoo or having an ear pierced.
Dozens showed up Friday to support or denounce a Nevada Assembly bill that would require public school bathrooms, locker rooms and showers to be used by students of one gender — and the one designated on their birth certificates.
Four bills that critics said would hamper public access to government information either failed or were substantially weakened Friday on a Nevada legislative deadline for committee action on measures.
The state Senate Commerce, Labor and Energy committee unanimously passed the so-called Uber bill on Thursday, but the legislation is expected to face stiff opposition when it’s taken up on the Senate floor.
A bill that would ban gifts from lobbyists and require candidates to file monthly campaign finance reports during election years was approved unanimously by the Nevada Senate on Thursday.
The Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee on Thursday approved a transfer of about $700,000 for state officials to get the troubled Red Rock Academy ready to reopen in September.
A bill that would allow terminally ill patients to end their life will not be heard in the Nevada Legislature and will die without a hearing, a committee chairman and a sponsor of the bill said Thursday.
A bill that sought to challenge federal control of Nevada’s public lands was amended in its entirety Thursday to deal with the issue of federal versus local law enforcement jurisdiction on land managed by federal agencies.
Freshman U.S. Rep. Cresent Hardy brought his ideals of small government and fiscal restraint to the Nevada Legislature on Wednesday, telling lawmakers that he will work in Congress to limit federal regulation on business and industry.
A bill that would extend the statute of limitations in cases of sexual assault from four to 20 years was approved Wednesday by the Nevada Assembly Judiciary Committee.
State Sen. Debbie Smith made her session debut in the Nevada Senate on Wednesday and was welcomed by ovations, cheers and tears following her treatment for a malignant brain tumor.
A bill that would make multiple changes to Nevada’s collective bargaining law, including prohibiting the use of taxpayer dollars to fund public union activities, won approval in an Assembly committee Wednesday.