New laws passed by the Nevada Legislature are providing a fuller picture of applicants but are slowing the hiring of those who pass muster, the Clark County School District’s top HR official says.
Local government entities spent just over $3.75 million lobbying Nevada lawmakers in the just-concluded 2017 legislative session, a report released Wednesday by the Nevada Department of Taxation shows.
The outage impacts the website and the Legislative Building’s broader server system, said Rick Combs, director of the Legislative Counsel Bureau.
More than 300 bills passed by the 2017 Legislature and signed by Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval take effect Saturday. The number represents the bulk of new laws passed. Others took effect immediately or will in the months to come.
The U.S. Senate’s draft of a new health care bill promises to cut funding toward Medicaid expansion and cap the program’s budget. Meanwhile, Nevada this month was a signature away from creating a potentially precedent-setting law that would have opened Medicaid coverage to all state residents.
Nevada’s state park system grew by 12,000 acres Tuesday with approval by a legislative panel to accept the scenic land along the East Fork of the Walker River.
Nevada’s godfather of marijuana, state Sen. Tick Segerblom, intends to leave the Nevada Legislature to run for a vacant Clark County Commission seat.
Bills to reform Nevada’s juvenile justice system and combat opioid abuse were signed into law Friday by Gov. Brian Sandoval.
Gov. Brian Sandoval signed off on a bill Thursday that requires pharmaceutical companies to release insulin prices after vetoing an earlier version of the bill he said wasn’t strong enough.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt said Thursday his office is investigating how companies may have contributed to the opioid epidemic.