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.
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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.
Nevada senators will decide if the state needs a law requiring parents to be notified if their minor daughter wants an abortion. They have just a week to make their decision before the legislative session ends.
Nevada lawmakers grilled administration officials Monday about Gov. Brian Sandoval’s “Plan B” tax proposal, with most queries focused on how a new commerce tax will be implemented and enforced.
A collective bargaining bill in the Legislature has one lobbyist concerned that it would lead to local governments playing “hide and seek” with money. But supporters say the legislation is needed to give government agencies more long-term financial stability.
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 Monday in an Assembly committee.
Time is running out for Nevada lawmakers. With adjournment one week away, they must confront and resolve the biggest issues that have been percolating all session.
A bill authorizing ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in Nevada won approval early Saturday in the Nevada Legislature, but it didn’t happen without plenty of confusion.
The Assembly on Friday passed a gun bill that would expand and clarify Nevada’s justifiable homicide law and prevent people convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence from possessing firearms.
Gov. Brian Sandoval and legislative leaders introduced a new $15 million initiative late Friday designed to ease Nevada’s teacher shortage.The two-pronged program sets aside $5 million for the Teach Nevada Scholarship Fund and provides new teacher bonuses.
A bill sought by a group of small limousine companies to make it easier for them to increase their fleets and grow their businesses won approval in the Assembly on Friday and now heads to Gov. Brian Sandoval.