The charter-school initiative launched by the Republican-controlled 2015 Legislature would be eradicated under a new bill heard on Friday.
A bill to create a centralized, state-level database to help law enforcement combat gang-related crime would also make provisions for suspected or former gang members or their affiliates to formally refute the label and get removed from the list.
A bill that would restrict local law enforcement from cooperating in some cases with federal immigration authorities but stops short of enacting so-called sanctuary state laws is pleasing neither side of the immigration debate.
The informal poll by the Clark County Education Association asks teachers what they would be willing to do if lawmakers do not “fund our schools now” — the union’s campaign slogan to push for more money for education.
State prekindergarten programs would expand under an Assembly bill that would allocate $4 million in each of the next two years for the state’s youngest students.
Who are the players behind Nevada’s booming legal marijuana industry that saw more than $400 million in sales in its first year? We could soon find out under a new amendment to a Senate bill approved by lawmakers Thursday.
Vaping products would be taxed like tobacco, at 30 percent of their wholesale cost, under a bill heard in committee Thursday. Health advocates said they were trying to reverse a rise in teenage vaping while shop owners said the tax would kill their business.
The Legislature’s latest effort to end its constitutionally set biennial sessions and begin meeting every year started its latest journey through the Statehouse on Wednesday.
The Assembly Committee on Government Affairs will hear the bill on Friday. While the museum would be recognized as a state museum under the legislation, it would be privately funded, a supporter said.
The Senate and Assembly health committees heard introductions for several bills Wednesday, including one that aims to improve the services and living conditions of supportive housing for the mentally ill.