Nevada’s proposed doctor-assisted suicide law, allowing physicians to prescribe life-ending drugs to terminally ill patients, got its first legislative hearing Monday after previous defeats.
Lawmakers are hoping a new bill will alleviate some confusion caused by a 2017 law that requires school volunteers to be fingerprinted and get background checks.
Legislation to recognize the contributions of school employees and filed by a Nevada lawmaker passed the House on Monday.
Gov. Steve Sisolak continued to boycott National Governors Association functions at the White House on Monday, the final day of the group’s winter meeting in Washington.
Former Republican lawmakers and a bipartisan group of past national security officials criticized President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration on the eve of a House vote to terminate the president’s plan to circumvent Congress.
A bill before the Assembly Committee on Judiciary would help enforce the state’s ban on handheld mobile phone use while driving.
The Trump administration on Monday announced new sanctions on allies of Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro and financial assistance to his opponent Juan Guaido as an effort to deliver humanitarian aid to the economically devastated nation faltered amid strong resistance from security forces who remain loyal to the socialist leader.
President Donald Trump slammed former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Twitter Monday morning, saying the Nevada Democrat “led through lies and deception.”
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she will forgo the chase for campaign money from the biggest donors in her quest for her party’s nomination for president.