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Nevada Legislature finally gets to work on major budget bills

A sure sign that the Nevada Legislature is on track to adjourn by a Monday deadline emerged Thursday when some of the half dozen budget bills needed to fund the operation of state government for the two years beginning July 1 were introduced.

Sandoval signs bill fixing infamous crimes against nature law

Gov. Brian Sandoval on Thursday signed Senate Bill 388, updating Nevada’s “infamous crimes against nature” law and ending discrimination against consenting same-gender partners.

Nevada bans dog breed discrimination

When visitors stop by the Clemens home, Duke and Louis barrel toward them, jump in their laps and sniff them.

Nevadans can no longer be legally fired for being communists

Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed a bill that removes archaic language from a 1950s law passed during the Cold War era of constant tension between the United States and the Soviet Union.

Nevada movement draws the line on human trafficking

A modern-day abolitionist movement that includes Las Vegas law enforcement officials, the state attorney general’s office, legislators and grass-roots activists wants to reclassify the pimps who dominate the world’s oldest profession as modern-day slave traders.

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