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.
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The Nevada Senate approved a key component of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s tax plan Friday, amending and approving a bill to make some temporary taxes permanent and increasing cigarette taxes, but it was too early to determine whether the other key component, a tax hike deal that the governor worked out with legislative Republicans and Democrats, will get enough support to boost spending on public schools.
A “campus carry” bill that failed to get a hearing in the Nevada Senate was resurrected in the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Friday in a bit of legislative legerdemain that keeps the gun proposal alive, at least for the time being.
Henderson might impose a moratorium on new massage parlors as it plans to rewrite city laws — yet again — to combat a small number of businesses that officials say are fronts for prostitution.
The U.S. Congress is more effective when political “extremists” have less clout, most Americans said in a Reuters-Ipsos poll that also showed the public still has a dim view of Congress, despite a run of legislative achievements this year.
George Stephanopoulos, the chief anchor of ABC News, apologized on Thursday for not telling viewers or his bosses about $75,000 in recent donations to the Clinton Foundation.
Former Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry will announce his “intentions” for a 2016 presidential run next month in Dallas, two sources close to the governor confirmed to CNN Friday.
The U.S. House approved an amendment Thursday that seeks to ensure Air Force activities in central Nevada are not hampered by a 1,100-square-mile federally protected national monument area being weighed by the Obama administration.
Gov. Brian Sandoval unveiled a compromise tax plan Thursday, a blend of competing proposals floated in the Legislature that would raise $262 million a year to fund his $7.4 billion budget.
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.
Republican Jeb Bush, seeking to end a controversy related to his brother’s legacy, said on Thursday that based on information known now, he would not have launched an invasion into Iraq.
Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Wednesday he does not believe that the stalled Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository will end up being the burial site for the country’s nuclear waste.
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.
Upgraded security for one of the most sensitive laboratories in the federal government’s nuclear weapons complex quadrupled in cost and fell years behind schedule before the Nevada project was put on hold to await a restart, according to an audit made public Wednesday.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks, a measure strongly opposed by the White House.
A major piece of legislation sought by Gov. Brian Sandoval to combat bullying in schools was approved Monday by the state Assembly, but not before some members questioned the need to rush the measure through.
Clark County firefighters would get a 2 percent cost-of-living increase under a proposed collective bargaining agreement with the county.
A move to delay debate on an anti-bullying bill was ignored in the Assembly today was ignored, as a majority voted to approve the bill and send it to the governor’s desk.
Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill Wednesday allowing more noncitizens to obtain teaching certificates in Nevada, a move that could help ease a critical teacher shortage in Clark County.
U.S. senators reached a deal on Wednesday to move forward this week with legislation key to the proposed 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, a day after a Democratic rebellion dealt a blow to the White House’s trade agenda.
The Clark County Education Association may change its stance on a controversial bill to break up the Clark County School District, if a package of amendments are incorporated into the measure, the union’s president said Tuesday.
A University of Virginia administrator filed a $7.85 million libel lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine, its parent company and a reporter on Tuesday over a now-debunked story of a gang rape on the U.S. campus.
U.S. Senate Democrats delivered a major blow to President Barack Obama’s trade agenda on Tuesday, blocking debate on a bill that would have smoothed the path for a Pacific trade pact.