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.
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The effort to recall Assembly Speaker John Hambrick has failed, with organizers only gathering 270 of the more than 4,000 signatures needed.
A now amended bill in the Nevada Assembly would lighten the proposed workload for doctors who prescribe certain controlled substances.
The Nevada Assembly give final legislative approval Thursday to a measure designed to help those who provide care to friends and loved ones after they are released from the hospital.
A measure seeking to jump Nevada forward to daylight saving time and then keep the state an hour ahead in perpetuity saw no opposition Wednesday at a hearing in a Senate committee.
Those underage who call for emergency medical help if they or a friend are intoxicated and need assistance would be exempt from prosecution on alcohol charges under a bill heard by an Assembly committee Wednesday.
A poll of 300 likely Nevada voters suggests that state lawmakers could suffer at the polls come election time next year if they do not support expanding rooftop solar efforts through a net metering program.
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.
Labor groups said Friday that if Nevada lawmakers want to require local governments to publicize proposed union contracts before ratifying them, the mandate should be extended to all contracts.
Las Vegas is losing ground as the “wedding capital of the world” as more destinations around the globe try to tap into the business of love and money.
A bill that proponents say would bring balance to a law protecting the free speech rights of critics from punitive and meritless defamation lawsuits was opposed Friday by representatives of the press and other First Amendment advocates.
It’s the Nevada Assembly’s turn to be the grown-ups in Carson City when it decides whether to gut the anti-SLAPP law, which is meant to deter lawsuits filed to punish and silence critical commentary and investigative journalism.
A Republican-backed bill that would make sweeping changes to Nevada gun laws received a generally favorable reception Thursday in an Assembly committee after it was amended and passed by the state Senate.
With drought gripping Nevada and much of the West, the state’s top water official and a state senator said it’s time to inventory just how much water there is and who owns what.
Business groups that backed a bill changing Nevada’s overtime law balked Wednesday at a last-minute amendment added in the Senate to raise the minimum wage for some workers to $9 per hour.
A long-stalled bill that aims to combat human trafficking passed the Senate on Wednesday with the fingerprints of several Nevada lawmakers.
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.
The state Senate approved a resolution Tuesday urging Congress to transfer ownership of millions of acres of federal lands in Nevada to the state.
The Nevada Senate on Monday approved two bills targeting public employees and collective bargaining.
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.
From campus carry to parental notification for minors seeking abortions, the ultra-conservative element of the Nevada GOP Assembly caucus is taking advantage of its new-found power to set policy in the 2015 session.
A Nevada assemblywoman and Las Vegas bail bondsmen are fighting a Las Vegas Municipal Court they say is “money hungry” and bad for business.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s prescription drug proposal, designed to help prevent highly addictive painkillers from being dispensed to people without a medical need, must pass out of the Senate by Tuesday to stay alive.