Lawmakers completed votes Sunday establishing publicly managed private health insurance options for lower-income individuals on the second-to-last day of the session.
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Democrats in the Nevada Legislature unveiled a last-minute bill in the waning days of the Legislature that would raise the taxes paid by mining companies as part of their push to increase state revenues and better fund education.
A publicly-managed, privately-contracted lower-cost health care plan to help cut Nevada’s stubbornly high uninsured rate moved toward final approvals on Saturday.
As the 2021 Legislature comes to a close, there appears to be a little appetite to commit public money for a new baseball stadium to woo the Oakland Athletics to Nevada.
Resorts and the Culinary union struck a compromise on a bill that would give gaming and hospitality employees laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic the right of first refusal for their old jobs, but some casinos and small-business groups are still opposed.
As of Friday afternoon, with three days left in the session, more than 400 pieces of legislation had passed both houses and more than 200 were listed in Gov. Steve Sisolak’s office awaiting action.
Nevada’s cannabis consumption lounge legislation cleared a major hurdle Thursday, a move that comes a little over a month before a moratorium on social use venues is set to expire.
Bills setting K-12 school funding, strengthening casino gun bans and helping laid off hospitality workers get their pre-pandemic jobs back were among measures moving a step closer to final passage Wednesday with action in the Senate and Assembly.
Nevada Democrats’ bids to make mail-in ballots permanent and position Nevada as the first presidential nominating state took a key step forward Tuesday.
Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a pair of bills that will limit no-knock warrants and allow the attorney general’s office to probe civil rights complaints made against police departments.
Nevada’s bid to enact the second state-based public option health benefit plan in the nation passed the state Senate Monday on a 12-9 party line vote and moved to the Assembly with one week remaining in the session.
With just one week remaining in Nevada’s biennial lawmaking session, advocates say progress on reaching promised goals of police reform has been minimal at best.
Government spending on travel and lodging illustrates how effective officials believed lobbyists would be in the capital despite having little to no access to lawmakers.
A last-ditch bill giving casinos direct police support to enforce their in-house weapons bans survived widespread condemnation in a Nevada Senate committee Saturday.
State lawmakers on Friday approved a new framework for distributing billions of state education dollars and voted to ban the sale and possession of untraceable “ghost guns.”