Las Vegas attorney Mark Ferrario has been picked as the independent counsel to investigate troubled lawmaker Steven Brooks and report on whether he is fit for office.
State Sen. Barbara Cegavske introduced the Religious Freedom Act Tuesday, a bill that in other states has been criticized for allowing people to discriminate against gays and lesbians because their religions oppose homosexuality.
Contractors would have to hire more Nevada workers to receive a bidding preference on public works projects under a bill debated Tuesday in a Nevada Assembly committee.
Nevada lawmakers were asked Tuesday to consider a bill that might have people think twice before giving any aid to a family member who commits a crime.
A bill before the Legislature to amend requirements for storing trash cans could cost some residents of homeowner associations, an advocate for homeowners said Friday.
CARSON CITY — Nevada lawmakers are considering legislation that would allow businesses to organize themselves as benefit corporations — a designation that allows for-profit companies to consider the social and environmental benefits of its business decisions.
Las Vegas’ redevelopment agency could redirect millions of dollars it spends financing debt to downtown area businesses under a proposal before the state Legislature.
CARSON CITY — Assemblyman Steven Brooks will have to wait one year to buy a gun in Nevada from a licensed gun dealer because of information identified in a background check, the state Department of Public Safety said Monday.
CARSON CITY — Tired of creeping along Nevada highways at 70 mph?
CARSON CITY — Democratic legislators said Monday they want at least
$310 million more for public education in the 2013-15 budget period but acknowledged they do not know now where to find the money.