Nevada lawmakers tried to create a new roadblock to transforming Yucca Mountain into a nuclear waste repository on Thursday by introducing bills in the House and Senate that would require the government to study alternative uses of the site.
The measure would require every school board and charter school to ensure that all licensed staff receive training, including warnings signs that a pupil may be suicidal and on how to refer students to the appropriate services.
Commercial fossil hunters and others who remove historic or culturally significant artifacts from state lands could see tougher penalties under a measure that seeks to conform state law with its federal counterpart.
The move was seen as an effort to calm the wave of criticism unleashed over Rep. Ilhan Omar’s remarks criticizing Israel, which fractured the Democratic caucus and set off a furor that party leaders have struggled to contain.
Clark County will accept applications through noon Monday to replace former Nevada state Sen. Kelvin Atkinson. The Commission will fill the vacancy on March 15.
The bill aimed at implementing Nevada’s stalled background check law might be signed, but the fight is long from over.
A move to ban private, for-profit state and local prisons in Nevada, passed by the Legislature in 2017 but vetoed by then-Gov. Brian Sandoval, is back before lawmakers.
President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen has filed a lawsuit claiming the Trump Organization failed to pay nearly $2 million toward his legal defense.
Brian Knudsen, who’s running for Las Vegas City Council in Ward 1, discusses development at Badlands golf course, the city’s restrictions on short-term rentals and light rail.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sentenced to 47 months in prison for tax and bank fraud related to his work advising Ukrainian politicians.