The Nevada Press Association recognized the efforts of several state lawmakers — state Sens. David Parks, Melanie Scheible, Ben Kieckhefer, Jason Frierson — and Gov. Steve Sisolak for their efforts in passing a bill to strengthen the state’s public records laws.
The liberal group Battle Born Progress awarded perfect scores to nearly half the Nevada Legislature, Democrats all, based on votes cast in the 2019 session.
Senate Republicans on Friday filed a lawsuit in Carson City seeking to invalidate two bills passed by the 2019 Legislature.
Former Nevada Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson, who resigned earlier this year, was sentenced Thursday to 27 months in prison for misusing campaign funds.
Elected officials and advocates on Monday celebrated a new law that will allow convicted felons to vote once they are released from prison.
Nearly 300 new laws passed by the 2019 session of the Nevada Legislature go into effect July 1, ranging from crimes and punishments to education, health care, taxes.
The list of accomplishments includes new laws that strengthen domestic violence penalties, create a sexual assault survivors bill of rights and permanent funding for rape kit testing.
Gov. Steve Sisolak signed more than a dozen bills into law on Friday, the final day for him to sign legislation passed by the 2019 Legislature.
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday signed a multi-pronged gun control bill into law during an emotional ceremony in Las Vegas.
A public apology from Jesus Jara was not enough to calm concerns from a rowdy crowd who came out Thursday night to protest the decision to eliminate 170 secondary deans.