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Prosecutors call on Sandoval, Laxalt to enforce background check law

Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson is one of three Democratic prosecutors calling on Nevada’s Republican governor, attorney general to enforce the initiative passed by voters in 2016 while court challenges proceed.

After outcry, Nevada delays school gender diversity regulation

More than 50 speakers commented Tuesday about the proposed regulation outlining how school districts should treat gender diverse students, with many saying it would go against their Christian values.

 
Nevada senator calls for tax money for ‘smart’ vehicle projects

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., on Tuesday said President Donald Trump’s tax reform plan should set aside 5 percent of funding for transportation projects and infrastructure that will accommodate the next generation of “smart” vehicles.

Civil rights group challenges anti-sanctuary city amendment

A civil rights organization filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging Republican state Senate leader Michael Roberson’s anti-sanctuary city amendment, claiming it misleads voters and jeopardizes public safety in the state.

Ad blitz fighting GOP tax bill targets Sen. Dean Heller

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., is the newest target of a seven-figure ad campaign by a liberal group urging Republicans to vote against the GOP tax package.

Trump’s budget chief says funding for Yucca Mountain was his idea

President Donald Trump’s top budget man, Mick Mulvaney, solved a mystery Tuesday. Asked who put $120 million into Trump’s spending plan to restart licensing for a Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository and other interim storage, Mulvaney said he did it.

Signatures submitted in effort to recall Nevada senator

A group attempting to oust Democratic state Sen. Nicole Cannizzaro turned in enough signatures Tuesday to push the recall process process forward.

Nevada Connections Academy can continue operations

Nevada State Public Charter School Authority votes to accept “cure” aimed at improving graduation rate, ending long-running proceeding that could have closed the online K-12 charter school.

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