New political opportunities, term limits and retirements will combine to produce significant changes to the makeup of the Nevada Legislature in the 2016 election year.
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A resolution that would ask voters in 2016 to amend the Nevada constitution to allow annual sessions of the state Legislature won a critical vote in a Senate committee Thursday.
Supporters say funding for the International Center for Excellence in Gaming Regulation would help move the project along as it continues to seek private donations.
The bill requires a lawmaker who leaves office to skip one legislative session before returning to the Legislature as a paid lobbyist.
Two lawmakers with long experience in crafting Nevada’s rooftop-solar policy said Wednesday they never intended to continually raise the net metering cap beyond the 3 percent level now in law.
“We have to stop bullying. We have to,” Sandoval told students at Carson City Middle School in an emotional speech moments before he signed Senate Bill 504 into law.
Members of the Legislature’s two money committees on Wednesday narrowly approved $858,000 to build a new execution chamber at Nevada’s maximum security prison at Ely as requested by the Department of Corrections.
Supporters of a Republican-backed bill to scrap Nevada’s presidential caucuses for a secret-ballot primary in February argued Tuesday that the move would expand participation in choosing the nation’s president.
A Right to Try bill that would make it easier for terminally ill Nevadans to obtain experimental medications that could help prolong their lives is on its way to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s desk after winning unanimous approval in the Senate on Tuesday.
The Nevada Senate gave final legislative action Tuesday to a bill designed to set limits on drones and protect privacy rights.
CARSON CITY — Springing ahead and falling back may be history in Nevada if Congress listens to the state Legislature. The Nevada Senate on Monday approved Assembly Joint Resolution 4 on a vote of 12-8. It urges Congress to let Nevada set its clocks once and for all to daylight saving time and keep them there.
A Senate resolution that asks Congress to convey more than 7 million acres of federal land to state control won final passage Monday in the Nevada Legislature.
Nearly $50 million in funding for a new UNLV Hotel College academic building and almost $23 million for a new DMV service office at the East Sahara location in Las Vegas were both approved Monday by a panel of lawmakers.
The Nevada Senate gave final legislative approval Sunday to a bill extending the statute of limitations for sexual assault cases from four to 20 years.
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.