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Assembly rejects gender-based school restroom bill

A bill that would have required public school restrooms, locker rooms and showers to be used by students of one gender — and the one designated on their birth certificates — failed to win passage in the Assembly on Tuesday, a victory for opponents who said it would further ostracize transgender students.

Bill would change Nevada’s anti-Slapp law

A bill being sought in the Legislature by Wynn Resorts that critics argue would substantially weaken Nevada’s anti-SLAPP statute flew through the state Senate earlier this month and is now awaiting a hearing in the Assembly Judiciary Committee.