CARSON CITY — Republican Gov. Jim Gibbons drew a largely negative response from legislators Tuesday when he urged them to reduce taxes to induce renewable energy companies to build facilities in Nevada.
CARSON CITY — A “green jobs” initiative sought by Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford, D-Las Vegas, moved Monday to the full Nevada Senate following approval of amendments by a key legislative committee.
CARSON CITY — A measure that would give Nevada bankers a tax break isn’t likely to win approval given the state’s bleak finances, its author says.
CARSON CITY — A proposal by Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons to merge commissions on economic development and on tourism in this tourist-dependent state bogged down Thursday in a Senate-Assembly budget panel whose members agreed it’s a bad idea.
CARSON CITY — A key Nevada Senate panel voted unanimously Friday for a bill that would help homeowners win court judgments for personal property damaged or sold during improper foreclosure proceedings.
CARSON CITY — Lawmakers questioned Wednesday how Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford’s “green jobs” initiative would keep running once federal stimulus dollars are gone, and also asked about rules in the plan for contractors who would train and employ Nevadans.
Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley, D-Las Vegas, on Wednesday backed a bill that would give investors access to regulatory ratings and examination results on hard-money lenders.
CARSON CITY — A conservative watchdog organization contended Monday that Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley’s bill to reduce foreclosures will lead to lenders charging higher interest rates, pricing more people out of homes.
CARSON CITY — Conservative Republicans, banks and almost everyone else expressed tentative support Wednesday for Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley’s bill to lessen the foreclosure crisis in Nevada.
CARSON CITY — Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley introduced a bill Monday that she estimates could reduce the number of foreclosures of owner-occupied homes in Nevada by about 12,970.