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Solar energy poll results called warning for Nevada legislators

A poll of 300 likely Nevada voters suggests that state lawmakers could suffer at the polls come election time next year if they do not support expanding rooftop solar efforts through a net metering program.

Wedding tourism in Las Vegas ‘is in trouble’

Las Vegas is losing ground as the “wedding capital of the world” as more destinations around the globe try to tap into the business of love and money.

Will ‘Uber bill’ make it through the Senate?

The state Senate Commerce, Labor and Energy committee unanimously passed the so-called Uber bill on Thursday, but the legislation is expected to face stiff opposition when it’s taken up on the Senate floor.

Bill mandating paid sick leave opposed by business groups

A bill requiring employers to offer paid sick leave was met with opposition Monday by business groups who said it would cost Nevada employers millions of dollars a year.

Bill would allow pooled sports wagers in Nevada

Private entity groups would be allowed to place pooled wagers at Nevada sports books under a bill making a comeback in the Nevada Senate. Recently introduced Senate Bill 443 would allow a business entity to register with state gambling regulators and place big bets on football, basketball, boxing and other sports.

Bill introduced to allow Uber to legally operate

A bill that would enable ride-hailing apps like Uber to operate legally in the state was introduced Monday in the state Senate.

Bill to bring natural gas to Nevada’s undeveloped areas stirs debate

An economic development bill making its way through the Legislature that is aimed at expanding natural gas coverage to unserved areas of Nevada has the potential to cost all customers of a utility and not just those receiving the benefit.

Nevada lawmakers urged to OK aviation tax abatements

Nevada is poised to “take off” as a major player in the aviation industry and could reap near immediate economic benefits by enacting aviation tax abatements, a transportation economist told state legislators Thursday.