Governor Steve Sisolak signed a bill to raise the minimum wage to $12 per hour by 2024, as well as bills aimed at fair pay for women and one to ensure all workers at companies with 50 or more employees get a week’s paid sick leave each year.
Defying Republican promises of a lawsuit, Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill that extends a business payroll tax to pay for education and social services.
Nevada’s attorney general is recommending approval of a $25 million settlement with homeowners and others who sought more than $300 million in damages after fire destroyed 24 homes.
The House Rules Committee voted 7-4 on Wednesday to kill the funding request by Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., a staunch advocate of nuclear waste storage at the Nevada site.