Assemblywoman Annie Black, R-Mesquite, was stripped of her ability to vote or speak on the floor after she refused to don a mask in chambers.
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Assemblywoman Annie Black, R-Mesquite, was stripped of her right to vote and speak on the floor after she refused to wear a mask as required by the rules of the chamber.
With the end of the state’s moratorium looming, Nevada lawmakers unveiled a bill Thursday aimed at helping renters who are facing eviction when it expires.
Unvaccinated personnel in the building are still required to wear a mask in any public area of the building but can remove the mask when in an office with the door closed.
Assemblywoman Maggie Carlton said Wednesday she’s been waiting ‘a damn long time’ to put the more than $500 million into education budgets.
Lawmakers launched the final two weeks of the legislative session Monday with final chamber votes on scores of bills, including measures that raise the legal age for tobacco use, decriminalize jaywalking and garnish casino winnings from people who owe child support.
Minden is a former “sundown town,” where ordinances prohibited non-white people from remaining after dark. A loud siren that heralded the deadline to leave still sounds twice daily.
In fits and starts, lawmakers on Friday moved some 80 bills through committees ahead of an end-of-day deadline as the Legislature closed in on its final two weeks of session.
The Nevada Supreme Court has a history of issuing rulings in the waning days of legislative sessions that impact the state budget, and this year was no exception.
Democratic state lawmakers unveiled a sweeping renewable energy bill Thursday that they say will pave the path for Nevada to meet its renewable energy goals while boosting jobs along the way.
The Nevada Legislature is considering a bill that would require any police officer who interacts with the public to be equipped with a body camera.
A bill that would have banned the death penalty in Nevada is dead, Democratic leaders announced Thursday.
With the state’s fiscal outlook dramatically improved, lawmakers on Wednesday restored more than $301 million in planned cuts to Medicaid enacted in a special session last summer.
The foundational bill for implementing the overhauled statewide school funding plan approved by lawmakers two years ago passed in Senate committee Tuesday.
Gov. Steve Sisolak appeared before a Senate committee Monday in support of a bill that would open up a state infrastructure fund to cover projects ranging from affordable housing to rural broadband access and renewable energy.