Eleven candidates emerged by a Monday deadline to replace former state Sen. Kelvin Atkinson, the former Senate majority leader whose resignation last week created a sudden vacancy in his district.
Legislators in Carson City heard an introduction on a bill Monday that would provide children covered under Medicaid with one year of uninterrupted coverage from the date of their enrollment in the case that they become ineligible — for example, through an increase in a parent’s income.
Neon is one step closer to joining the likes of the bristlecone pine and desert tortoise as an official symbol of the Silver State after lawmakers voted a bill out of committee Monday.
Nevada teachers would not be required to study the state’s Constitution and state laws governing schools under a new Senate bill heard before the Senate Committee on Education on Monday.
Former Nevada Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson pleaded guilty to a federal wire fraud charge Monday, less than a week after resigning from his post.