The proposal to raise the required grade point average for incoming students from 2.5 to 3.0 is aimed at curbing the rapid growth the Henderson college has experienced over the past two years.
Gregory Hafen II, the general manager of Pahrump Utility Company Inc., was appointed to fill the vacant Assembly District 36 on Friday in a joint meeting of three county commissions, Nye County spokesman Arnold Knightly said.
The REDUCE Government Waste Act, which is seen as having little chance of passing, would target programs that allow repayment of loans with peanuts, subsidies for bug-based foods and grants to develop robotic bartenders.
National Governors Association chairman Montana Gov. Steve Bullock stopped in Las Vegas on Wednesday to discuss an effort to create good-paying jobs, though the Democrat hesitated to give economic development advice to Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak.
The Nye County commission voted 4-1 to nominate Gregory Hafen II, who was also selected this week by the commissions of Lincoln and Clark counties, to take the Nevada Assembly 36 seat won by Denis Hof, the brothel owner who died before Election Day.
Paltry turnout has prompted the state to take another crack at forcing cities to hold municipal elections in even years.
The Clark County Commission created another vacancy in the Nevada Legislature on Tuesday when they appointed an assemblyman to the state Senate.
Nevada cited health and environmental concerns in its motion Friday seeking to prevent the Trump administration from shipping a metric ton of weapons-grade plutonium from South Carolina to the Nevada National Security Site.
The U.S. Interior Department has announced a nearly $283,000 grant for Nevada to track pronghorn antelope.
A Nevada panel Monday approved financial projections for the next two years that see revenue from sales, gaming and other taxes growing at better than the inflation rate through mid-2021 for a total increase of $591 million.