A leading Democratic lawmaker said legislators and Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval are considering a line of credit, mining taxes and revenue from abandoned casino winnings as options to balance the state’s next two-year budget.
The Senate and Assembly approved nearly 80 bills Saturday as legislators rushed to clear the dockets before the June 6 adjournment. Both houses intend to work through the Memorial Day weekend.
CARSON CITY– Assemblyman Scott Hammond, R-Las Vegas, had a good excuse Saturday to miss a few afternoon votes.
Democratic Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto refused GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval’s request to seek clarification from the state Supreme Court on its controversial Thursday decision, which seriously impacts his proposed state budget.
A new day has dawned in Nevada. No matter the contours of the budget deal GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval works out with Democratic leaders of the Legislature, the state can no longer freely grab pots of local government money to balance its budget, thanks to a Nevada Supreme Court decision.