Nevada senators were at odds Thursday on a sweeping bank regulation bill that enjoys support among Republicans and moderate Democrats but is opposed by progressive lawmakers who say the legislation rolls back consumer protections to help big banks.
Overall opioid-related overdose deaths have decreased slightly in Nevada since 2010, but data presented Thursday show that heroin and synthetic opioids, including fentanyl, are responsible for a sharply higher share of the deaths.
Gary Schofield, a retired Las Vegas police deputy chief, was confirmed by the Senate to be U.S. Marshal for the District of Nevada.
Ryan Bundy, the eldest son of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, says he’ll mount an independent campaign for Nevada governor as a states’ rights fundamentalist.
A bill that would limit the use of a long-standing perk by federal lawmakers — taxpayer-funded mailings — was introduced Thursday by Rep. Jacky Rosen of Nevada.
The Public Buildings Renewal Act would authorize $5 billion in bonds to create public-private partnerships to rebuild or improve community structures like schools or universities.
Democrats want to roll back Gov. Brian Sandoval’s education reforms, the commerce tax should stay in place and Nevada’s gun-safety laws were strengthened in 2015. That’s according to Sen. Michael Roberson, R-Henderson.
A Nevada nonprofit running the state’s program to help homeowners struggling with mortgages violated its own policies and awarded contracts without competitive bids, the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program said Thursday.